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Casino exec: All-Star Game wasn't good for business

Updated: May 4, 2007, 9:40 AM ET
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LAS VEGAS -- MGM Mirage Inc.'s chief executive does not want the NBA All-Star Game to return to Las Vegas, saying Thursday that the casino's first-quarter earnings were potentially hurt by the rowdy crowd that turned out for the league's showcase game.

"The gang-bangers and others who came for purposes other than attending the game, they weren't very good for Las Vegas." -- Terry Lanni, MGM Mirage Inc. chief executive

Terry Lanni made the comments after the company, ...

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