$500mn from Kirk Kerkorian's assets to be
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)$500mn from Kirk Kerkorian's assets to be distributed to charitiesInformation-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Maria Stratton granted a petition by the executor overseeing the estate of late American Armenian billionaire Kirk Kerkorian to distribute $500 million of its remaining $1.6 billion in assets to charities, Asbarez reports.
Posted on 27 October 2017 | 10:55 pm
LA Judge OKs distribution of $500mln to
Armenpress.amLA Judge OKs distribution of $500mln to charity from Kerkorian's estateArmenpress.amYEREVAN, OCTOBER 26, ARMENPRESS. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Maria Stratton granted a petition by the executor overseeing the estate of the late Armenian-American billionaire Kirk Kerkorian to distribute $500 million of its remaining $1.6 ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 3:47 am
Las Vegas casinos are in bed with the police
Baltimore Post-ExaminerLas Vegas casinos are in bed with the policeBaltimore Post-ExaminerKirk Kerkorian, the owner of MGM before he passed away, employed former LVMPD officers as his personal bodyguards. Greg McCurdy, who was an assistant sheriff under then Gillespie retired in 2013 and became vice president of corporate security for the ...
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:54 am
The High School Teacher Who Changed My Life
Armenian WeeklyThe High School Teacher Who Changed My LifeArmenian WeeklyAlmost 40 years later, I returned to Beirut for the first time, to donate a total of $4.5 million from Kirk Kerkorian's Lincy Foundation to all 28 Armenian schools in the country. Among the schools I visited was my former high school. While handing the ...and more »
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 8:44 am
Speaking Up and Standing Ground: CSR as an
Triple Pundit (blog)Speaking Up and Standing Ground: CSR as an Employee Recruitment and Retention ToolTriple Pundit (blog)Phyllis A. James, executive VP and chief diversity & corporate responsibility officer for MGM Resorts International emphasized the importance of diversity and inclusion in every aspect of the organization's workforce, dating back to founder Kirk ...
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 1:09 pm
Attorney Caught in Wiretapping Scandal Loses
A Los Angeles jury found Christensen guilty of paying private investigator Pellicano more than $100,000 to wiretap the ex-wife of his billionaire client Kirk Kerkorian in a high-profile child custody dispute. Christensen, once managing partner of what is ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:21 pm
Minor convictions reversed against celebrity
Well-heel clients never charged in the scheme included Paramount Pictures Corp. Chairman Brad Grey, billionaire casino owner Kirk Kerkorian and comedian Chris Rock. The foul-mouthed detective was convicted at two trials of 78 counts, including racketeering ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:12 am
Kirk Kerkorian: Las Vegas Mogul Dead At 98
Kirk Kerkorian a Las Vegas mogul, who understood businesses from a very young age and amassed billions from his brash tact, died yesterday. Surprisingly, as with many of his business strategies, the cause of his death hasn’t been revealed. While the fact ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 6:29 pm
'Unpretentious' Vegas Mogul Kirk Kerkorian
(Newser) – Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, an eighth-grade dropout who built Las Vegas' biggest hotels, tried to take over Chrysler, and bought and sold MGM at a profit three times, died last night at age 98. The reserved, unpretentious Kerkorian spent much ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 5:54 am
Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian dead at age 98
Kirk Kerkorian, the son of Armenian immigrants who became a billionaire Las Vegas mogul, has died at the age of 98. The veteran US businessman was the largest shareholder in MGM Resorts International. USA TODAY In a photo from Aug. 20, 2008, billionaire ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 5:23 am