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Packer and Pascal Purchase New Frontier Parcel

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2014
Melbourne based Crown Resorts LTD announced on Monday August 4, 2014 that they have entered into an agreement with former Wynn Resorts President and COO Andrew Pascal and Oaktree Capital Management L.P. (holders of defaulted...

Tagged: andrew pascal   james packer   oaktree   new frontier   deals   crown   steve wynn   

Wynn Breaks Ground On Succession Plan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2014
Wynn Resorts Ltd. has granted CNN the opportunity to interview Steve Wynn's #2 Chief Operating Officer Linda Chen. Ms. Chen delightfully pledges her respect and admiration of Steve Wynn and mentions his long career ahead when...

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Wynn and Encore: Paradise Regained

Posted by JohnH on 24 Jul 2014
A little over three years ago, I had an experience that made me lose my faith in the promise of Wynn and Encore. Marilyn Winn Speigel had embarked on a recession-fueled crusade of cost...

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Wynn Palace Gets A Logo And Much More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jun 2014
Wynn Palace, Steve Wynn's first megaresort in Macau's Cotai Strip has a logo. Bringing together the classic Wynn crest with two bird shaped creatures - possibly referencing the magical peacocks? or a phoenix? or a...

Tagged: macau   wynn palace   logos   steve wynn   deruyter butler   roger thomas   

Congratulations, Nick Hissom!

Posted by Misnomer on 19 May 2014
Add Ivy League graduate to the already impressive list of accomplishments attained by Nicholas Robert Danenza Hissom. Mr. Hissom, a fashion model and pop star, who as recently as last summer had the No. 1...

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THEpoll: Which Would You Buy - The Cosmopolitan or a Popeye Sculpture?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2014
Which Would You Buy - The Cosmopolitan or a Popeye sculpture? Two well-heeled investors made two ginormous purchases this week, both of them hoping that time and market conditions would make their incredibly shiny investments turn...

Tagged: thepoll   cosmopolitan   blackstone   popeye   steve wynn   jeff koons   

The War at The Shore: Wynn / Trump Feud Coming To Spike TV

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Feb 2014
Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street Productions, the folks responsible for the incredible adaptation of BBC series House of Cards currently hogging internet bandwidth via Netflix, is bringing the story of Steve Wynn and...

Tagged: steve wynn   donald trump   vegas tv   atlantic city   

Wynn Gets Back In The Customer Service Game

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Jan 2014
On April 28th, 2014, Wynn Las Vegas will celebrate its 9th birthday. It is impossible to calculate the importance of Wynn Las Vegas had to the DNA of the greater VT community in those...

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Vegas Gang #105: Trippies, Nevada, AC, Wynn MA and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jan 2014
On the latest episode of the Vegas Gang podcast a very rare occurrence - The Admiral showed up drunk! The Gang thrashed through a number of topics including some discussion of trends and addressing complaints about...

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One Of The World's Most Beautiful Things

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Dec 2013
In late July, Wynn Resorts CEO and namesake Steve Wynn described the forthcoming Wynn Palace property in Macau with fanciful words... dropping his tired, curmudgeony political diatribe routine for the carnival barking impresario, evoking the...

Tagged: wynn   wynn everett   steve wynn   macau   cotai   bellagio conservatory   preston bailey   

Steve Wynn Discusses How Hakkasan Ate His Lunch, While Eating Lunch

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Oct 2013
On the recent Wynn Resorts earnings call, an analyst asked Steve Wynn to explain why the Las Vegas properties saw their food & beverage earnings decrease for the first time ever, specifically inquiring if the...

Tagged: steve wynn show   nightlife   hakkasan   light group   earnings   

Update: Downtown Grand Opens With First Roll Debacle

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2013
The Downtown Grand's quiet soft opening started this evening with Steve and Andrea Wynn tossing out the ceremonial first toss of the dice alongside long time lieutenant Marc Schorr, father of Downtown Grand CEO Seth...

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Dan Lee Is The Man With The Plams

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Oct 2013
Late last week, The Palms abruptly changed management, sending post-Maloof property president Joe Magliarditi to the cleaners and appointing deposed Pinnacle Entertainment CEO Dan Lee in his spot. Magliarditi was the man responsible...

Tagged: palms   dan lee   rio   gold coast   steve wynn   pinnacle entertainment   mirage   loveman   

Murren Talks MGM Cotai

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Aug 2013
In a counter swat to Steve Wynn's boastful earnings call speech about Wynn Palace, MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren laid out an argument for the forthcoming MGM Cotai property to investors. Murren stated that development...

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Steve Wynn Taps 49-Year-Old Real Housewife With Natural Breasts For 1920's Rap Music Burlesque Spectacular

Posted by Misnomer on 24 Jun 2013
The New York Post's Page Six is reporting that someone named Sonja Morgan, described as a 49-year-old Real Housewife, is bringing a burlesque show to Las Vegas with the help of Steve Wynn and 50-year-old...

Tagged: wynn   steve wynn   andrea hissom   sonja morgan   real housewives   entertainment   

The Steve Wynn Stepson Show Part III

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Jun 2013
After trying and failing last year, Steve Wynn is making a second attempt to launch the music career of his step son Nick Hissom at Tryst. This might very well be the show of...

Tagged: steve wynn   nick hissom   edm   tryst   nightlife   

Steve Wynn's Gulfstream G650

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 May 2013
Ladies and gentlemen, here is Steve Wynn's Gulfstream G650... landing and taxi. There are no overhead compartments inside, so as to accommodate Steve's gigantic head. Where's Steve now? Just plug N711SW into your favorite flight tracker to...

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Hell Hath No Fury Dept: Elaine Cogitates Steve Dickpunch

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Apr 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that the once and current ex-Mrs. Steve Wynn, the luscious and glowing Ms. Elaine Wynn is has moved in Federal court to void an agreement she had with Steve, precluding her...

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The Steve Sells Le Reve

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Mar 2013
Stephen A. Wynn has sold Picasso's Le Reve to art collector Stephen A. Cohen for $155 million dollars. Rubin was the original bidder on the painting which inspired Wynn Las Vegas when Steve Wynn...

Tagged: steve wynn   art   le reve   quantum teledildonics   

Marilyn Winn Spiegel, Third President of Wynn Las Vegas, Leaves

Posted by JohnH on 21 Feb 2013
Nearly two years to the day since she ascended to the mohair decked halls of Steve Wynn's eponymous resort, Marilyn Winn Spiegel, in a surprise move, has been removed and/or stepped away from her duties...

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MGM's Cirque Du Diversity

Posted by JohnH on 21 Feb 2013
The story of Steve Wynn's Miss Spectacular is most certainly a well known one. It supposedly had everything one could want out of a Las Vegas-based, Broadway-style musical: Steve Wynn, music by Jerry Herman, showgirls,...

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Wynn's Erection: More Balls

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Jan 2013
In the second of a seemingly endless series, Wynn Las Vegas today unveiled a sculpture entitled The Balls that Took Up Space. Doesn't look like Britney Spears or Billy Joel, unless they've both turned into seven...

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Peekaboo: Andrea's Encore Interiors

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Dec 2012
Andrea's, the new vibe dining restaurant taking the place of Switch is just a week from opening and we've managed to get a hold of some photos of the interiors. These interiors were designed...

Tagged: encore   andreas   todd angry lenahan   steve wynn   dining   interiors   quantum teledildonics   

Steve Wynn Curates Sinatra's Sinatra CD

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Dec 2012
Sinatra, the highly acclaimed restaurant at Encore featuring delicious Italian inspired cuisine by Chef Theo Shoenegger, is offering guests a complimentary Frank Sinatra CD this holiday season. The disc, entitled Sinatra - As Selected by Steve...

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I Married A Temperamental Billionaire And All I Got Was This Lousy Vibe Dining

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Nov 2012
Straight from the gossip and innuendo file comes this tidbit about Andrea's Vibe, the Switch replacement coming to Encore. Apparently, the Las Vegas Nightlife Group had settled on an Asian name to go with...

Tagged: steve wynn   andreas   dining   

The Steve Sells The Other Picasso

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Nov 2012
Wynn fetishists proudly recall the glorious first few months after the property opened when both Le Reve and Still Life With Tulips were hung in the main hotel lobby above each registration desk. I spent an...

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Dear Steve...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Nov 2012
Hi Steve, Long time no chat. I guess things have changed a little bit in both of our worlds which has caused a parting of our paths. Me, I've grown a little older, put...

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THEpoll: How The Steve Is Gonna Spend The Lawsuit Money?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Sep 2012
How The Steve Is Gonna Spend The Lawsuit Money? The Steve has won a $20 million dollar defamation judgement against Joe Francis, mogul behind the "Girls Gone Wild" video series. How is The Steve gonna spend all...

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VegasEats: Terrace Pointe Cafe at Wynn Las Vegas 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Sep 2012
Some things you can depend on. Death, income taxes, not winning the Megabucks progressive and Terrace Pointe Cafe at Wynn having the best pancakes on the planet. With the roaring changes taking place...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   dining   terrace pointe   pancakes   breakfast   steve wynn   murren   

The Steve Wynn Stepson Show Part II

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 May 2012
This weekend, Steve Wynn's stepson Nick Hissom launched his music career. Bedecked in glow in the dark sneakers, Nick took the stage at Wynn's Tryst nightclub to "perform" his newest single with aptly named DJ duo...

Tagged: steve wynn   nick hissom   nightlife   bullshit   

Steve Wynn Goes Nuclear Tipping

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Mar 2012
Steve Wynn is known for knowing exactly what it is his guest want before they know it. Thus, we are all vegans. Steve Wynn has seen to it that Wynn Las Vegas has...

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Making Sense Of WynnLasVegas.com

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Feb 2012
By now you've probably heard that Wynn Las Vegas has launched a new website. The reaction on The Board has been overwhelmingly negative. Rightly so. Remember this? The issues are numerous. Where do I start? ...

Tagged: wynn   internets   marilyn winn spiegel   steve wynn   

Viva La Revolution Okada!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Jan 2012
Fun times in the Wynn Resorts boardroom over the last few weeks as majority stockholder Kazuo Okada (for whom the restaurant is named) is waging an internal war to either wrestle control of the company...

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Steve Wynn To Occupy The New Frontier

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Oct 2011
Moments ago, in response to a reporter question about Occupy Wall Street, Steve Wynn made a dramatic announcement that the owners of the former New Frontier property have approached The Steve almost monthly with ideas...

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The Only Billboard, I've Ever Signed My Name To

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Sep 2011
It's the only billboard, Steve Wynn has ever signed his name to. Thanks to VT tipster JakeZ for the pic....

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Countdown With Steve Wynn Show

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jul 2011
On tonights episode of The Steve Wynn Show, Steve invites Keith Olbermann to do a little analysis of the quarterly conference call. Olbermann's conclusion? Steve "Ooops, there goes another Picasso" Wynn is the...

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Is The Steve The New Hef?

Posted by MikeE on 1 Jun 2011
When you think about it, Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion isn't unlike Steve Wynn's multilevel Fairway Villa. Both house billionaires with younger blonde brides, both have world class art, both offer space for pets to roam,...

Tagged: steve wynn   hugh hefner   lindsay gale   playboy   sticky pages   

Speaking of Vegans...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 May 2011
You have most certainly heard that Steve Wynn is a card carrying vegan. You may have also heard that M Resort had a live show wherein Chef Tina Martini gives demonstrations to a live...

Tagged: steve wynn   m resort   vegan   

The Steve Wynn Show : Las Veganism Uncork'd

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 May 2011
Famous Vegan icon - not a misspelling - Mr. Steve Wynn helped host a panel all about Veganism during this years Uncork'd culinary blowout sponsored by Bon Appetit magazine. In his portion of the events, Mr....

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Larry King Brings Suspenders and Schtick To Mirage

Posted by JohnH on 3 May 2011
On December 16, 2010, the greatest living journalist* on this planet took his suspenders and jumped off the sinking ship that is CNN.** And where, pray tell, did he go? Hosting Divorce Court?...

Tagged: larry king   steve wynn   mirage   steam room fantasy   

The Steve Wynn Show: The Royal Wedding Video

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 May 2011
Oh Jesus....

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The Steve Wynn Show : Groomzilla

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Apr 2011
In preparation for The Royal Wedding, the future Mr. & Mrs. Steve & Andrea Wynn headed over to Cupid's Wedding Chapel to take some B-roll goof ball photos. Fortunately for us Wynn watchers, photos...

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The Steve Wynn Show : Baloney and Malarkey

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Apr 2011
Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com On this week's episode of The Steve Wynn Show, Steve Wynn blames everything on President Obama and calls him a liar. More importantly, it sounds like Steve is up...

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Wynn, The Shit Hit The Fan

Posted by JohnH on 25 Mar 2011
Everything started well enough. My traveling companion, VT super friend/underpants gnome JohnD, and I went through the traditional Encore Tower Suites arrival process and treated like oil money-rich royalty.  We discussed the prospect of transferring our...

Tagged: wynn   encore   steve wynn   

The New Rope Rodeo at Wynn

Posted by JohnH on 24 Mar 2011
LAS VEGAS, Mar. 23, 2011 -- For Immediate Release -- Fresh off of their spectacular and varied successes with Encore Beach Club, Surrender Nightclub, and Blush Boutique Nightclub, hotel visionary Steve Wynn and nightclub impresario...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   rope rodeo   steve wynn   sean christie   

Steve Wynn Is Dead

Posted by JohnH on 25 Feb 2011
Steve Wynn is dead.* I repeat, Steve Wynn, legendary casino magnate whose influence upon Las Vegas over the last 40 years only pales in comparison to the influence he will have over the next 400, is...

Tagged: steve wynn   marilyn winn   wynn resorts   

I'll Take Fine Art Disasters for $54 Million, Alex

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Feb 2011
Elementary, my dear Watson....

Tagged: steve wynn   elbows   picasso   

Howard Hughes: The Fear and Loathing Days

Posted by JohnH on 13 Feb 2011
I loved "The Aviator." I love Martin Scorsese, Leonard DiCaprio, and am fascinated by the life of Howard Hughes. However, that film missed what many of us consider to be the most fascinatingly...

Tagged: howard hughes   steve wynn   hollywood   

Wynn Las Vegas Updates Website!

Posted by MikeE on 28 Jan 2011
Some nights when I'm alone, I'll make myself a few cocktails, relax on the computer, and play my favorite tunes. About halfway into my first drink when a good buzz starts setting in, I begin...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   steve wynn   internets   

Dear Steve...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Jan 2011
Dear Steve, Hi pal. I apologize for taking so long since my last letter to you... time indeed is an ever fleeting moment. So, how long as it been, six, seven months? I've...

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