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Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts
Friday, April 24, 2015
Elaine Wynn lost her fierce campaign to keep her seat on the board of Wynn Resorts today after stockholders voted in favor of two candidates endorsed by the company. Stockholders gathered this morning ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
In Wynn vs. Wynn, Elaine faces two company-backed rivals for board seat
GAMING:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
On Friday, stockholders will decide the outcome of Elaine Wynn’s heated campaign to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts by determining whether they prefer her or ...
Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” blue carpet Friday, March 20, 2015, at 1 OAK in the Mirage.
Strip Scribbles: Cirque du Soleil, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, ‘Paul Blart, Mall Cop 2’
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” spectacular staged at the Mirage on March 20 will get big-screen premiere treatment nationwide in movie theaters June 10.The news was revealed by Fathom Events execs at CinemaCon.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy, center, choreographs a new scene in “Le Reve — The Dream” on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ is named ‘Best Production Show’ for fifth consecutive year
Concierge Choice Awards:
Monday, April 20, 2015
Additionally at the 25th Anniversary Concierge Choice Awards, SNHCA presented its first-ever Lifetime Award to Steve Wynn, who was a surprise guest at the awards with wife Andrea, for his support of the Las Vegas concierge community.
Steve Wynn and choreographer Marguerite Derricks attend the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn revives ‘Li’l Abner’ in ‘Showstoppers’ moment at concierge gala
Monday, April 20, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau was earlier positioned at the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and Concierge Choice Awards.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn wins advisory backing in board battle
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Elaine Wynn has secured a third-party advisory endorsement in her contentious campaign for re-election to the board of Wynn Resorts making her tied with her opponents as the public fight approaches ...
Fountains Brunch at Jasmine in Bellagio.
Four decadent and fabulous brunches on the Strip
Dining:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Brunch, usually reserved for Sundays, runs the gamut on and off the Las Vegas Strip, and our colleagues at Las Vegas Weekly produced the ultimate Las Vegas brunch guide last Thursday.
Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of billionaire Steve Wynn, filed suit to lift divorce-related restrictions on the sale of her stock in Wynn Resorts. Fellow board members voted against nominating her for another term.
Another advisory firm frowns on Elaine Wynn’s re-election
Wynn Resorts:
Monday, April 13, 2015
Elaine Wynn has encountered a setback in her fight to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts due to an advisory firm’s recommendation that shareholders not support ...
Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of billionaire Steve Wynn, filed suit to lift divorce-related restrictions on the sale of her stock in Wynn Resorts. Fellow board members voted against nominating her for another term.
Inside the boardroom of Wynn Resorts is a power struggle being fought publicly
Monday, April 13, 2015
It has all the trappings of an intense political campaign, with contentious allegations, appeals to voters, a sleek candidate’s website and, of course, a high-stakes election. But the battle ...
Jeremy Sumpter and Christopher McDonald star in “The Squeeze.”
Q+A: Actor Jeremy Sumpter puts ‘The Squeeze’ on the Wynn
Film:
Sunday, April 12, 2015
It’s been 12 years since P.J. Hogan’s big-budget “Peter Pan” hit movie theaters with actor Jeremy Sumpter in the lead role usually portrayed by actresses. Sumpter is now 26, 6-foot-2 and an avid golfer.
An exterior view of the NV Energy building in Las Vegas Monday Oct. 20, 2014.
Several big resort companies are working to sever ties with NV Energy
Friday, April 10, 2015
Several Las Vegas resort companies and a prominent tech business are seeking approval to obtain their electricity outside of NV Energy, a move that poses questions about ...
Chef Alex Stratta.
Q+A, Part 1: Strip culinary king Alex Stratta surprises with suburban tapas bar
Dining:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Ever since two-star celebrity chef Alessandro Stratta was brought to Las Vegas by Steve Wynn to open Renoir at the Mirage, Alex, as he is better known, has been the Las Vegas chef to watch.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Advisory firm: Don’t vote for Elaine Wynn, other Wynn Resorts nominees
Monday, April 6, 2015
An advisory firm has recommended shareholders show their dissatisfaction with the state of affairs at Wynn Resorts in an upcoming election of board members ...
XS' sixth anniversary with DJ Avicii, right, with XS Managing Partner Jesse Waits, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Encore.
Photos: DJ Avicii leads sixth-anniversary celebration at XS
Encore Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
XS at Steve Wynn’s Encore celebrated its sixth anniversary Saturday night as one of the country and world’s top nightclubs with the launch of DJ Avicii’s exclusive 2015 Wynn and Encore residency.
Hakkasan celebrates resident DJ Tiesto’s Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.
Nightclub & Bar preview: Nelly, Nick Cannon, Avicii, Tiesto, Jell-O shot maker
Conventions:
Monday, March 30, 2015
The show features more than 700 nightlife suppliers, thousands of products spanning more than 100,000 square feet of exhibits and more than 80 sessions and workshops.
XS recently received a $10 million lighting design makeover.
Monday By the Numbers: XS grows up and out; marshmallows fly at Blue Man Group
Monday, March 30, 2015
Jesse Waits and the sixth anniversary of XS at Encore Las Vegas top this week’s Mondays By the Numbers purging of data. The event was celebrated Saturday night with a splashy poolside extravaganza hosted by DJ Avicii.
Liaison at Bally’s.
Even without a gay bar, LGBT tourists have options on Strip
Monday, March 30, 2015
The fate of Liaison, the Strip’s first gay nightclub inside a casino, exemplifies how difficult it is for a gay venue to become a hit on Las Vegas Boulevard. Liaison closed after less than a year. But that doesn’t mean the Strip has given up catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender tourists. In fact, Strip resorts long have found success with events geared toward the LGBT market ...
DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Encore.
Celebrity preview: XS’ 6th with Avicii, ‘Vanderpump Rules,’ Warren G, Widespread Panic, Andre Rochat
Las Vegas:
Friday, March 27, 2015
The Strip will go dark this weekend. The lights will go out. The neon signs will switch off. Las Vegas won’t look the same even if you can see some of it in its lights-out state. It’s Earth Hour on Saturday night.
Managing Partner Jesse Waits and DJ Kaskade celebrate the fifth anniversary of XS on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Encore.
Q+A: Jesse Waits — Las Vegas nightlife ‘getting stronger every year in every way’
Wynn and Encore:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
For Jesse Waits, XS managing partner and co-owner who presides over the $100 million mega-club, it’s a majestic milestone, but he’s got his eye on even more success as he heads toward a decade of glory.
Ice Cube hosts and performs at Surrender on Friday, March 20, 2015, in Encore.
Photos: Actor-rapper Ice Cube hosts and performs at Surrender in Encore
Music:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Ice Cube got on the mic to pump up the crowd as he walked to the stage. He kicked out with his former group Westside Connections Gangsta Nation. He performed 11 songs, including “Friday,” “You Can Do It,” “We Be Clubbin,’ ” “Check Yo Self” and “Good Day.”
Elaine Wynn waits to be introduced during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Elaine Wynn says she knew nothing about nephew’s land deal
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Elaine Wynn, maintaining her fight to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts, said today that the company’s latest accusations against her are a factually baseless ploy to instigate tension between her and stockholders. In an attempt to “set the record ...
Brody Jenner, William Lifestyle and Jerry Rice at Tao on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in the Venetian.
Star Surveillance: Dakota Fanning, Sia, Bradley Cooper, Jerry Rice, Shaun White, Warren Moon
The Strip:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Actress Dakota Fanning (“Twilight,” “War of the Worlds”) made a belated 21st birthday trip to Las Vegas and celebrated by watching Mirage ventriloquism impressionist headliner Terry Fator with her parents Thursday night.
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Wynn Resorts goes after Elaine Wynn over land deal, stock sale
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Wynn Resorts made fresh accusations against Elaine Wynn’s track record today as part of the company’s ongoing effort to defeat her campaign to stay on its ...
Wynn Resorts tells Elaine Wynn to stop using logo on her website
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Elaine Wynn shares her name with Wynn Resorts Ltd. but she can't use its Wynn signature-style logo on her personal website urging shareholders to re-elect her to ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn continues fight to stay on Wynn Resorts board
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Advancing her ongoing fight to remain on the board of Wynn Resorts, Elaine Wynn today further laid out her case for why stockholders should reject ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Wynn Resorts battle to oust Elaine Wynn intensifies
Monday, March 16, 2015
Wynn Resorts today shed more light on its board’s decision to remove Elaine Wynn from its ranks, while she continued campaigning to keep her seat. In a proxy statement ...
Vanna White and Pat Sajak.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Wheel of Fortune’ rolls into L.V.; ‘Wizard Wars’; Elaine Wynn
Las Vegas:
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The “Wheel of Fortune” Wheelmobile will be in town for two days this weekend, and the long-running game show is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, fun and good game players.

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