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MGM Resorts hits the jackpot with mega-fight

Fans in town for Mayweather-Pacquiao bout spill out to the tables at company's 10 Las Vegas casinos, driving bets to a record, says CEO

"We haven't seen these kinds of numbers, you'd have to go back to Mike Tyson in his heyday to get anywhere near," says Mr Murren.

Los Angeles

FLOYD Mayweather's unanimous victory over Manny Pacquiao was a huge payday for MGM Resorts International, which hosted the bout, even if fans went away disappointed that they didn't see more action in the ring.

Fans in town for the fight spilled out to the tables at MGM