Beautifully engraved certificate from the Mirage Resorts, Inc. issued in 1998. This historic document was printed by the Jeffries Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a pirate. This item has the printed signatures of the company's chairman (Stephen A. Wynn)and assistant secretary. The company is no longer traded pubically. Mirage Resorts, Incorporated is a leading owner, developer and operator of casino-based resorts. Mirage owns and operates five casinos in Nevada: the Bellagio, Mirage, Treasure Island, Golden Nugget - Las Vegas, Golden Nugget - Laughlin, and the Beau Rivage casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Mirage also owns the Holiday Inn Casino Boardwalk and has a 50% interest in the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. On March 6, 2000 MGM Grand, Inc. and Mirage Resorts, Incorporated announced that their respective Boards of Directors have approved a definitive merger agreement, under which MGM Grand will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Mirage Resorts for $21 per share in cash. The transaction will have a total equity value of approximately $4.4 billion. In addition, MGM Grand will assume the outstanding debt of Mirage Resorts of approximately $2.0 billion. the deal closed on May 31, 2000 and Mirage Resorts was no longer traded as a seperate company.