04/23/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

MGM Mirage Cuts 440 Jobs

Las Vegas casino operator MGM Mirage has said it is cutting 440 jobs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, signaling the effect of a slowing economy on the casino industry.

A significant part of the cuts will be made in Las Vegas where MGM Mirage owns 10 properties, the report said, quoting the casino operator's spokesman Alan Feldman.

"It's no secret: Business levels are down," Feldman was quoted as saying in the report.

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