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MGM Resorts International Standardizes on MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution

Monday, October 03, 2011

MGM Resorts International Standardizes on MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution10:12 EDT Monday, October 03, 2011With recent implementations, MICROS OPERA now powers 7 of the 10 largest hotels in the United States.COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that MGM Resorts International has implemented MICROS's OPERA Enterprise Solutions in 14 of its properties.  This marks a standardization of its property management and a central reservation solution on MICROS OPERA at all of the company's leading properties.  The just completed implementations of OPERA at Luxor, Excalibur, and Mandalay Bay came after the deployment of OPERA at Monte Carlo and Gold Strike Tunica earlier in 2011.  The three south Strip properties, which collectively boast over 12,000 rooms and suites, utilize OPERA PMS, OPERA Reservation System, OPERA Gaming, OPERA Web Suite, GDS, and ADS with various interfaces.  With the conversion of these properties, OPERA now powers 7 of the 10 largest hotels in the United States. MICROS OPERA provides several benefits to the MGM Resorts properties, including single image inventory from the main property management system through the various channels (central, property, web, GDS).  This standardization was particularly important to the implementation at the two CityCenter properties, as it proved to be easy to use and simple to learn for the approximately 1,500 new employees at the two hotels who were trained on the system.  MGM Grand Las Vegas is the largest single-site OPERA installation worldwide with 5,044 rooms.  "Moving to a standardized property management system in combination with a centralized MGM Resorts reservation database that covers 44,172 rooms, is a major milestone on our roadmap to improve efficiencies across sister properties, reduce training time, and provide a technology foundation to further enhance M life, our groundbreaking, market changing customer reward program," stated Aldo Manzini, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) MGM Resorts International.  "We are pleased to have been selected by MGM Resorts International for its operations," stated Tom Giannopoulos, Chairman and CEO, MICROS Systems, Inc.  "OPERA's superior functionality, ability to integrate seamlessly with other enterprise applications, and its ability to be deployed across numerous properties with one standardized format, makes it a perfect fit for MGM Resorts International properties."     About MGM Resorts InternationalMGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a peerless portfolio of destination resort brands, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. In addition to its 51% interest in MGM China Holdings and the MGM Macau, the Company has significant holdings in gaming, hospitality and entertainment, owns and operates 15 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has 50% investments in three other properties in Nevada and Illinois. Leveraging MGM Resorts' unmatched amenities, the M life loyalty program delivers one-of-a-kind experiences, insider privileges and personalized rewards for guests at the Company's renowned properties nationwide. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's Web site at www.mgmresorts.com. About MICROS Systems, Inc. MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 330,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROS-Fidelio for more than 26,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality through its MICROS-Retail division for more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS. For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at www.micros.com or send an email to info@micros.com.The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc.All other product and brand names are the property of their respective owners.Contact: Louise Casamento443-285-8144lcasamento@micros.comSOURCE MICROS Systems, Inc.