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On May 2, 2007, the Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement with Mandalay Corporation to resolve violations under title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with respect to the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandalay Corporation is a subsidiary of MGM Mirage. This fact sheet sets out highlights of the settlement agreement and should provide guidance to other casino resorts on how to ensure that they are meeting the requirements of the ADA and providing non-discriminatory services to individuals with disabilities.

The Mandalay Bay includes a casino and three hotels: the Mandalay Bay Hotel with 3215 guest rooms and suites, THEhotel with 1117 guest suites, and the Four Seasons Hotel (operated by Four Seasons in space owned by the Mandalay Corporation pursuant to a management agreement) with 424 guest rooms and suites. The complex has two convention centers; an events center seating up to 12,000 individuals, depending on the configuration in use; more than 30 restaurants, bars and snack shops (some operated by tenants in space owned by the Company); two theaters; an aquarium; a swimming pool complex (including a sand beach and wave pool); two spas; a wedding chapel; and approximately 30 specialty shops.

Highlights of the Agreement

Hotel Guest Rooms and Suites

Reservations System

Restaurants, Clubs and Bars

Management and Staff Training

ADA Compliance Officer and Grievance Procedure

Civil Penalties


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May 17, 2007