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In this May 18, 2016, photo, Wynn and Encore hotel towers rise above the Wynn golf course in Las Vegas.
Last rounds on the Strip: Golf course made big impressions, but succumbs to economics
Sunday, December 3, 2017
For more than a decade, the Wynn Golf Course has pampered guests and impressed players with its manicured playing surface. The only course on the Strip, it was a tribute to the Desert Inn Golf Club and revered by local dignitaries and visiting celebrities. But this month, the last rounds will be played at the Wynn.
The Wynn hotel-casino on Las Vegas Boulevard on Sept. 30, 2015.
Wynn: Shooter Paddock was unremarkable customer
Thursday, October 26, 2017
CEO Steve Wynn spoke about mass shooter Stephen Paddock, security and the business effects of the tragedy as well as plans for his new lagoon development in a wide-ranging discussion with investors during Thursday during company’s third-quarter earnings call.
An early rendering of Wynn Paradise Park, minus a now-proposed eight- to 10-story mountain or island in the middle.
Construction to start on Wynn's Paradise Park in the spring
Wynn Golf Club to close Dec. 22 to make way for new development
Thursday, October 26, 2017
The development will also have a new 47-story, 1,500-room hotel with its own convention space, casino and restaurants. It will sit roughly between the Encore and the Wynn Las Vegas
John Fogerty and his son perform a couple songs during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new crisis intervention center and memorial at Veterans Village east of downtown Las Vegas on Sept. 28, 2017.
John Fogerty helps break ground on veterans crisis center in Las Vegas
Thursday, September 28, 2017
John Fogerty, whose music helped define the late 1960s and early 1970s and the resistance to the Vietnam War, said he always understood people who hated the war, but he couldn’t comprehend why they hated the soldiers who fought in it. “I used to talk to some of my acquaintances back in the ...
The Wynn and the Encore.
Free self-parking at Wynn, Encore comes to an end
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Wynn Resorts' properties have joined the list of casino-resorts on the Las Vegas Strip that no longer offer free self-parking. Wynn Las Vegas and Encore began charging customers to ...
Welterweight Conor McGregor considers a response on opponent Nate Diaz who gets up to leave during their UFC 202 press conference within the David Copperfield Theater in the MGM Grand on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.
UFC star Conor McGregor lands nightclubs residency
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
UFC star Conor McGregor has landed a gig as nightclub host in Las Vegas. McGregor has signed a two-year residency agreement to host post-fight parties at nightclubs at ...
Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, gives a keynote address during the annual Electronics for Imaging users conference Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at Wynn Las Vegas.
Wynn says he has ‘most precious piece of real estate’ in Las Vegas
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Wynn Resorts is talking with other companies to develop land behind the lagoon project planned just east of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, CEO Steve Wynn said in a conference call with gaming analysts today. During the call, held to discuss ...
Wynn and Encore will become the latest Las Vegas Strip resorts to change a fee for self-parking in August.
Wynn, Encore to charge for self-parking starting Aug. 7
Friday, July 14, 2017
Wynn Las Vegas and Wynn Encore will start charging its customers for self-parking beginning Monday, Aug. 7. The resorts began charging for valet services in fall last year, joining MGM Resorts International, which last year became the first major Strip resort company to break the long-standing Las Vegas tradition of free parking. Because of the pending opening of a shopping plaza as well as the construction of Paradise Park, the fees are needed to “ensure parking is easily accessible for guests,” the company said in a statement. Paradise Park is ...
The Wynn hotel-casino on Las Vegas Boulevard on Sept. 30, 2015.
Wynn: City would ‘go bonkers’ when it hosts Super Bowl
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Recent success of the Wynn Resorts’ Macau properties grabbed the lion’s share of attention from analysts on a conference call Tuesday to discuss 2017 first-quarter earnings at Wynn Resorts. ...
The Wynn hotel-casino on Las Vegas Boulevard on Sept. 30, 2015.
RNC political director joins Wynn Resorts
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
One day after Steve Wynn was made finance chair for the Republican National Committee (RNC), Wynn Resorts announced that the RNC's political director would be the company’s newest senior vice president. ...
The Wynn hotel-casino on Las Vegas Boulevard on Sept. 30, 2015.
Macau VIP rebound encourages Wynn in earnings call
Thursday, January 26, 2017
During a 2016 fourth-quarter and year-end earnings conference call, Wynn Resorts principals, including CEO Steve Wynn, fielded questions about financial results and the state of ...
Melania Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Wynn dumps Ford cosmetics after flap with Melania Trump
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Wynn Las Vegas has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because of the designer's dis over dressing his wife, Melania. The hotel removed Ford's lines of those items from its stores when ...
This July 29, 2015, photo shows Amazon's Echo, a digital assistant that continually listens for commands such as for a song, a sports score or the weather.
Wynn says: Alexa, modernize my Las Vegas hotel rooms
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Wynn Resorts announced today it will soon add Amazon’s Echo device to all its hotel rooms at the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, allowing guests to control the lighting, temperature, drapes and ...
Wynn Resorts sells nearly half interest in new Strip mall
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Wynn Resorts has sold almost half its interest in Wynn Plaza, the new mall it is building on the Las Vegas Strip, and 88,233 square feet of other retail space at its two Strip resorts to Crown Acquisitions for $472 million. As part of the deal, which was ...
The Wynn and Encore on Las Vegas Blvd. on September 30, 2015.
Wynn, Encore to start charging for valet parking
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The Wynn Las Vegas and Encore will be the next major Strip resorts to begin charging for parking — albeit only for valet services — following the lead of MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment properties. Michael Weaver, Wynn Las Vegas senior vice president of ...
Steve Wynn, shown at  the International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking at the Mirage in June, spoke against Question 1 on Monday afternoon.
In reversal, Steve Wynn says he opposes Question 1
Monday, November 7, 2016
On the eve of the election, Steve Wynn announced he had changed his mind on Question 1, which would expand background checks for firearms purchases. “It’s a matter of conscience,” Wynn said when asked why he had come forward after initially supporting the measure ...
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Palace, speaks during a news conference in Macau, China, in August.
Construction around Wynn Palace in Macau slows growth, company reports
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Steve Wynn, chairman of the Board and CEO, described how Wynn Palace, the company’s second resort in Macau, was facing unexpected challenges because of the construction in the area ...
MGM Resorts International's roughly 26,000 solar panels that span 28 acres set a record as the largest rooftop array in the United States.
MGM Resorts, Wynn to stop purchasing NV Energy power Saturday
Friday, September 30, 2016
Nobody will flip a switch. Lights are not expected to flutter on the casino floors. Yet 15 Strip properties owned by MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts will seamlessly start parting ways with NV Energy’s service at midnight, the culmination of a yearlong effort to purchase power from an alternative provider. Arguing that the move will slash bills and ...
Christina Amato
Las Vegas Weekly, Wynn honor 10 as Women of Intrigue
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Las Vegas Weekly magazine, published by Greenspun Media Group, has partnered with Wynn Las Vegas and Intrigue Nightclub to create the first-ever Women of Intrigue project, a special issue recognizing 10 outstanding individuals in Las Vegas ....
Wynn Las Vegas is shown in this Sept. 30, 2015, photo.
Penny slot fortune: Hawaii woman wins $10.7M jackpot at Wynn Las Vegas
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The woman, from Oahu, Hawaii, was playing an IGT Megabucks Wynn Wheel machine with $3 wagers around 9 p.m. when she it the jackpot ...
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Palace, speaks during a news conference in Macau, China, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. The U.S. casino mogul will be hoping luck is on his side as he prepares to launch his Wynn Palace project in the Asian gambling hub, where growth is downshifting into a new phase after years of turbocharged expansion.
Wynn to launch lavish new $4.2B Macau resort
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
From a pair of giant golden dragons encircling a vast man-made lagoon to phoenix and cloud motifs inside, Steve Wynn's Macau resort brims with auspicious Chinese symbolism. The U.S. casino mogul will need luck on his side as launches ...
Wynn Boston Harbor President Robert DeSalvio, left, and Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria, right, sound horns to signal an official start of construction as workers look on, left, at the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino complex, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Everett, Mass. Wynn Resorts is starting construction on its $2 billion Boston-area casino after years of legal fights.
Construction card in play at Wynn's Boston-area casino
Saturday, August 6, 2016
"Today really launches the start of construction for Wynn Boston Harbor," said Robert DeSalvio, president of the planned casino. "We feel really good about where we are today. There's no stopping us now."
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 to start work on $2 billion Boston-area casino
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Wynn Resorts is starting construction on its $2 billion Boston-area casino after years of legal fights ...
Wynn announced major expansion plans with Paradise Park.
Wynn beats Wall Street 2Q forecasts
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $70.4 million ...
Woman says she was groped, then ejected, at Las Vegas nightclub
Monday, July 18, 2016
On July 10, Laura Nichol was escorted out of XS Las Vegas into police custody following a physical altercation with ...
Tonight in L.V.: Kesha at Intrigue, Arrested Development, Sublime tribute, Plaza pool
Tonight in L.V.: Kesha at Intrigue, Arrested Development, Sublime tribute, Plaza pool
Las Vegas:
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Kesha starts her mini-mini-residency at Intrigue in Wynn Las Vegas. She is back at Intrigue on Saturday and July 23, as well. Arrested Development headlines Throwback Thursdays at LAX in the Luxor.
Britney Spears performs at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Las Vegas.
Tonight in L.V.: Britney Spears, George Clinton, DJs Slander and Neva, Miss Asian Pageant
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Pop princess Britney Spears is back with her hit “Britney: Piece of Me” at Axis at Planet Hollywood. Funkadelic furor from George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic with Fishbone is at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas in the Linq Promenade.