New MGM lounge to offer whiskey, blackjack and video poker

A new high-end gaming lounge is opening at the MGM Grand.

Set to open Aug. 28, Whiskey Down will take over the former space of Tabú.

The 24-hour lounge will feature six blackjack tables, seven video poker machines and a 64-seat bar.

Whiskey Down’s drink menu is flush with a huge collection of brown spirits, including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies, as well as specialty cocktails.