Cohen Named to MGM Board

Former Desert Inn Hotel & Country Club CEO Burton Cohen has been elected to the MGM Mirage board of directors. Cohen, a member of the American Gaming Association Hall of Fame, is currently the chairman of the board of trustees of Sunrise Hospital and has long been a philanthropist in the Las Vegas community.?    

Cohen is a gaming veteran-before serving at the Desert Inn, he was co-owner and general manager of the New Frontier, and worked as an executive at the Flamingo, Caesars Palace and the Dunes.

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