MGM Resorts responds to claims that Bruno Mars owes $50 million in gambling debts

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MGM Resorts has denied claims that Bruno Mars owes the company a $50 million gambling debt.

“We are proud of our relationship with Bruno Mars, one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic artists. From his shows at Dolby Live at Park MGM to the new Pinky Ring Lounge at Bellagio, Bruno’s entertainment brand attracts visitors from around the world,” the company told The Post in a statement.

“MGM and Bruno’s partnership is long-standing and based on mutual respect. Any speculation otherwise is completely false; He does not owe MGM anything,” the statement continued. “Together, we are excited to continue creating unforgettable experiences for our guests.”

Pop star Bruno Mars reportedly owes a $50 million gambling debt at the MGM Grand. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Last week, a source alleged to News Nation that Mars, 38, owed millions to the hospitality empire. ,[MGM] “He basically owns her,” the insider claimed.

The Post has contacted Mars for comment.

The “Just the Way You Are” singer is currently in his ninth year of residence at the prestigious hotel. The outlet claimed he reportedly earns $90 million ($1.5 million per night) in his current deal with MGM.

Mars began its contract with the hotel in 2016.

“Bruno is one of the world’s most talented artists and we are excited to begin a long-term relationship with him,” William Hornbuckle, president of MGM Resorts International, said in a statement at the time.

Singer Bruno Mars reportedly owes a $50 million gambling debt at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, according to a new report. Carl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/Tribune News Service via Getty Images
“He owes MGM millions [from gambling]A source close to the situation told News Nation on Thursday,[MGM] Basically he owns it.” USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Con
According to the source, the “Just the Way You Are” singer — currently in his ninth year of residence at the prestigious hotel — earns $90 million ($1.5 million per night) in his current deal with MGM. @brunomars/Instagram
The “Locked Out of Heaven” singer began his contract with MGM in 2016. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Selvere

However, the “Grenade” singer is no stranger to playing cards.

In 2016, the 15-time Grammy winner revealed that he used to play poker to pay his rent before beginning his music career.

“For a while, yes,” he told James Corden during the “Carpool Karaoke” segment on Corden’s now-canceled “Late Late Show,” when the actor asked Mars what he thought of himself before achieving international success. How saved.

Mars recently canceled his concert in Tel Aviv, Israel due to deadly clashes between Israeli forces and Hamas militants.

In 2016, the 15-time Grammy winner told James Corden that before his music career, he played poker to pay his rent. Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

“Dear customers, tonight’s Bruno Mars concert has been canceled,” Live Nation, the entertainment company behind the event, announced in a statement via Instagram in October 2023.

“All ticket purchases for the show will receive an automatic refund to the credit card through which the purchase was made,” the statement added. “We stand with Israel’s residents, IDF fighters and security forces in these difficult moments.”



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