GGB is committed to providing updated news and analysis on our weekly news site,

Strip Veteran Sibella to Head Resorts World LV

Strip Veteran Sibella to Head Resorts World LV

Genting Group has appointed former MGM Grand President Scott Sibella to head the company’s Resorts World Las Vegas mega-resort under construction on the Las Vegas Strip.

Located on 87 acres where the Stardust once stood and priced at an estimated $4 billion at full build-out, the Asian-themed Resorts World is slated to open with 3,400 hotel rooms at the end of 2020. It will be the Strip’s first ground-up resort since the Cosmopolitan debuted a decade ago, and carries with it high hopes for a revitalization of the sparsely developed north end of the famed neon way.

Sibella ran MGM Grand for eight years before departing in February, shortly after owner MGM Resorts International launched a corporate-wide cost-cutting program targeting upper management, among other areas.

He also served under MGM as president and chief operating officer of the Mirage and Treasure Island on the Strip and is chairman of Las Vegas Events, the private events-scheduling arm of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

    Recent Feature Articles

  • Back to Basics: 10 Trends for 2023

    The 10 Trends for 2023 do not start with the recovery from the pandemic

  • Doing the Math

    The creativity of game design goes hand in hand with what keeps players at the game—the program math

  • Everything to Everyone

    Bally’s Chairman Soo Kim aims for the top, but will technology be his foil?

  • Regulating the Regulators

    Should regulators of the multi-state, billion-dollar casino industry come from the outside?

  • Paying It Forward

    How payment technology has successfully met the challenges of today’s gaming industry