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September 1, 2015

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Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside Las Vegas.
New PBS doc features Meryl Streep, Steve Wynn’s collection of Monet
Art:
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
TV viewers will get an intimate look at Steve Wynn’s extraordinary art collection when PBS has its national pledge campaign this spring. The ”Monet’s Palate” documentary features hotel mogul Steve with its opening narration by actress Meryl Streep.
Director Philip William McKinley, Andrea Wynn, 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.
A ‘proponent of spectacle,’ director Philip William McKinley goes organic in ‘Showstoppers’
Monday, February 23, 2015
The vast majority of audience members who file out of Encore Theater say that they would recommend “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” to their family and friends, and the recommendation here, too, is to check out this talent-laden effort.
Wok-roasted Manila clams, with Chinese sausage and oat noodles, for 2015 Chinese New Year on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at China Poblano in the Cosmopolitan.
Three decadent Chinese New Year meals: Andrea’s, Hakkasan and China Poblano
Dining:
Monday, February 23, 2015
Three of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip — Andrea’s, China Poblano and Hakkasan — are celebrating Chinese New Year — and the Year of the Ram/Goat/Sheep —with elegant, luxurious and decadent meals.
Tera Patrick, third from right, and her lingerie-clad friends.
Modeling agency for porn stars; ‘Puppetry of the Penis’; and ‘Sex Tips for Straight Women’
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Monday, February 16, 2015
Dancing beauty Laura Diane, a former Las Vegas Pussycat Dolls at Pure in Caesars Palace, and partner Jay Rebholz have opened Pink Lotus Adult Modeling, a Las Vegas modeling agency for adult entertainers.
Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Paris Hilton at the grand-opening party for Mizumi at the Wynn on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: Pamela Anderson divorces again; L.V. hotels, restaurants win awards
Las Vegas:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Las Vegas hotels and restaurants have scored incredibly well in the new Forbes Travel Guide rankings. Eight of Steve Wynn’s restaurants at Wynn and Encore were awarded four stars as part of the 60 total stars bestowed on the two hotel towers, spas and dining.
The Jeff Koons statue of Popeye the Sailor Man, which stands at the entrance of the executive offices at Wynn Las Vegas in the hotel's Esplanade retail promenade, is headed to Wynn's new resort in Everett, Mass., in late 2017. Wynn paid $28.2 million for the piece last spring.
Did Steve Wynn turn down $60 million for Popeye sculpture?
Art:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
To keep Jeff Koons’ Popeye the Sailor Man immaculate, hotel tycoon Steve Wynn flies in two cleaning specialists from Germany twice a year for a daylong detailing, which costs him $15,000 for each man, plus travel and hotel expenses.
Scott Disick hosts at Sapphire Pool & Dayclub in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Kourtney Kardashian surprised him at the new adult hotspot.
Strip Scribbles: Jack Colton bringing L.V. to San Diego; Mardi Gras at Country Club; Powerball
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Next Monday should be interesting in nearby San Diego when Las Vegas nightlife entertainment folks take over the California coastal city to bring a slice of Sin City to the Mexico-California border town sometimes called Silicon Beach.
Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Revenue for Top 100 U.S. nightclubs in 2014: $1.36 billion
Nightlife:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
“With this year’s top clubs coming in significantly higher than years past, our Top 100 list once again proves the strength and energy of the nightlife industry,” said Jon Taffer, president of Nightclub &; Bar and host and executive producer of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue.”
DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Encore.
Seven of Top 10 U.S. nightclubs are in Las Vegas; XS is No. 1 again
Nightlife:
Monday, February 9, 2015
For the fifth consecutive year, XS at Steve Wynn’s Encore Las Vegas has been ranked as the top-grossing nightclub in the country based on $100 million-plus annual revenue in Nightclub & Bar’s new Top 100 list for 2015.
Bob Anderson during “ENTSpeaks” at Inspire Theater on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Andy Walmsley’s inspired talk series ‘ENTSpeaks’ speaks for itself
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Monday’s show starred “Fantasy” producer Anita Mann; Smith Center President Myron Martin; Harrah’s comedy magician headliner Mac King; “Frank: The Man, The Music” star Bob Anderson; “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” singer Nicole Kaplan; and my colleague the Ubiquitous Robin Leach.
The Wynn Macau is seen Aug. 17, 2011.
Struggling Macau hurts Wynn Resorts’ fourth-quarter profits
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Gaming revenue in Macau, a special administrative region in China and the only place there where gambling is legal, just declined for the eighth month in a row ...
Kayden Kross, Stoya, Jesse Jane, Selena Rose and Bibi Jones arrive at the 2013 AVN Awards red carpet at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Wall Street banker lands adult film; MMA Awards; Paul and Ringo
Las Vegas:
Monday, February 2, 2015
Paige Jennings will star in an adult parody of the Oscar-winning 1987 Michael Douglas film “Wall Street.” Her first scenes were shot this weekend for “Screwing Wall Street” in L.A.
2013 Miss Nevada United States Hilary Billings and Anita Mann attend the 2014 “Fantasy” calendar-release party on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Luxor.
Preview: Las Vegas personalities reveal secrets in ‘ENTSpeaks’ at Inspire Theater
Downtown Las Vegas:
Monday, February 2, 2015
It’s a fascinating lineup: “Frank: The Man, The Music” sensation Bob Anderson, magician Mac King, Smith Center CEO Myron Martin, Anita Mann of “Fantasy” fame and young singer-actress Nicole Kaplan from “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers.” And yours truly.
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Monday By the Numbers: NBT’s live-music outlay; ticket targets for ‘Showstoppers’ and ‘Frank’
Monday, January 26, 2015
The latest data culled from our scrambling around the scene. This week’s Monday By the Numbers column touches on ballet and a helicopter. Enjoy this stat parade:
DJ Kaskade has signed a multiyear residency with XS and Encore Beach Club, both in Encore, it was announced Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.
Wynn and Encore ink residencies with 27 DJs in Las Vegas
Music:
Monday, January 26, 2015
The nightclub wars on signing top global DJs intensified this morning when Steve Wynn revealed an amazing slate of no less than 27 sultans of spin for his three nightclubs and daylife beach club.
Eric Church brings his “The Outsiders World Tour” to the Chelsea on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Church takes the stage Saturday, as well, in a second sold-out show.
Star Surveillance: Steven Seagal, Eric Church, Chauncey Billups, Lance Bass
Las Vegas:
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Action-film star Steven Seagal dined at Barry S. Dakake’s N9NE Steakhouse in the Palms in a party of 25. He stuck to seafood, though, with a shellfish platter that included oysters, lobster bisque and mahi mahi.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy, center, choreographs a new scene in “Le Reve — The Dream” on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.
Photos: Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs new scene in ‘Le Reve’
Wynn Las Vegas:
Sunday, January 25, 2015
After more than five years away, award-winning dancer and choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy returned to Wynn Las Vegas to create the newest, multimillion-dollar scene in “Le Reve — The Dream” in honor of the celebrated show’s 10th anniversary.
Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its planned Massachusetts casino on Thursday,  Jan. 22, 2015.
Wynn redesign of Massachusetts casino has a familiar look
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its planned Massachusetts casino today, and it should look familiar to anyone who’s seen the Wynn or Encore in Las Vegas. Massachusetts gaming regulators awarded the Boston-area casino license to Wynn’s $1.6 billion project last year, but they requested ...
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn’s base salary reduced from $4M to $2.5M
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Casino mogul Steve Wynn is taking a salary cut from the company that bears his name. Wynn Resorts disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that ...
Andrea Wynn, 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.
Monday By the Numbers: Wynn and Encore’s half-billion profit haul; what ‘Sexxy’ jams into an hour
Monday, January 19, 2015
The latest data culled from our scrambling around the scene in Las Vegas. It’s a column called Monday By the Numbers. Enjoy these statistical synapses:
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone attend the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Hits keep coming for ‘Showstoppers’; Michael Grimm unveiled at Silverton
Friday, January 16, 2015
Two numbers have been added to “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” beginning Thursday night. Michael Grimm is opening a new autobiographical music showcase, titled aptly “Grimm,” at the Silverton’s Veil Showroom beginning Saturday night.
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside Las Vegas.
Wynn touts $1.6 billion casino in Boston appearance
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Steve Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside of Las Vegas and echo ...
DJ Kaskade has signed a multiyear residency with XS and Encore Beach Club, both in Encore, it was announced Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.
DJ Kaskade signs multiyear residency with XS and Encore Beach Club
Music:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Grammy Award-nominated DJ and producer Kaskade has signed an exclusive multiyear residency with Encore Las Vegas daylife and nightlife venues Encore Beach Club and XS Nightclub.
David Guetta and Michael Phelps at Encore Beach Club on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: EBC, Rehab, Searsucker hiring; grandpa Vince Neil; Claire Sinclair; Bryce Harper
Las Vegas:
Monday, January 12, 2015
We’re not even halfway through winter, and the heaters are blowing away — not the air conditioners. But for our hotels and beach clubs, summer is just around the corner.
Nick Jonas, accompanied by girlfriend Olivia Culpo, hosts Halloween at 1 OAK on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in the Mirage.
Star Surveillance: Nick Jonas, Nick Cannon, Nicolas Cage and Nicole Murphy
Celebrities:
Friday, January 9, 2015
To celebrate his 51st birthday, Academy Award-winning actor and Las Vegas resident Nicolas Cage and his wife, Alice Kim, watched the late performance of “Jubilee” at Bally’s on Wednesday night.
This artist's rendering released Wednesday, March 27, 2013, by Wynn Resorts shows a proposed resort casino on the banks of the Mystic River in Everett, Mass.
Wynn: Boston declined to take $1 million casino payment
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The city of Boston refused to accept a $1 million check to help offset the impact of the resort casino planned for neighboring Everett, gambling giant Wynn Resorts said Wednesday. Boston sued the Massachusetts Gaming Commission earlier this week, seeking to ...
Tiesto and Randy Morton, president and COO of Bellagio, unveil a Bellagio Fountains show choreographed to an exclusive medley of three of Tiesto's songs Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Bellagio.
Strip Scribbles: Tiesto renews contract at Hakkasan; $10 million makeover at XS
Las Vegas:
Monday, January 5, 2015
Hakkasan Group CEO Neil Moffitt, who announced Tiesto’s renewal today, said: “We are delighted to continue our partnership with such a talented and creative artist, particularly on the heels of the monumental year he just experienced.”

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