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Sayonara Wynn Nightlife Social Media History

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jan 2017
On January 1st the social media accounts of all of Wynn Las Vegas' nightlife venues deleted all of their previous posts. For xsample: XS Instagram, XS Facebook. I'd link to their Snapchat but other...

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Some Thoughts About Alon

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Dec 2016
Alon management released a statement and the above rendering in response to the news that Crown Limited was withdrawing from further investment in the project. The founders and developers of Alon Las Vegas will continue to...

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Peekaboo: The Steve Lays Big Pipe at Wynn Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Oct 2016
Construction on Wynn Plaza, a Strip-facing shopping esplanade which will connect the former Ferrari dealership with the forthcoming ālon resort at the stairway entrance at the front of Encore is underway. When we last checked in,...

Tagged: wynn plaza   construction   wynn las vegas   encore   alon   


New Feature Posted: Wynn Palace Cotai - Palace Rooms First Look

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Aug 2016
Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted a phototour of the brand new Palace Rooms at Wynn Palace, which just started...

Tagged: wynn palace cotai   macau   new features   roger thomas   steve wynn   


What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jul 2016
I just wanted to take a minute to share with y'all the long-form diary of the recent trip to Macau that I shared with Hunter and JohnH. I started typing this story out on my...

Tagged: macautripping   macau   cotai   wynn palace   linolens   trip reports   china   quantum teledildonics   creative writing   


Wynn Commences Construction On Wynn Plaza Project

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jul 2016
Construction on Wynn Plaza, a Strip-facing shopping esplanade which will connect the former Ferrari dealership with the forthcoming ālon resort at the stairway entrance at the front of Encore has begun. The front lines of the...

Tagged: wynn plaza   wynn las vegas   alon   steve wynn   andrew pascal   construction   retail   las vegas strip   


Peekaboo: The New Wynn Poker Room (Updated)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2016
Yesterday, construction walls surrounding the future Wynn Poker Room came down so workers could patch the marble tiles connecting the thoroughfare to the new barriers and host stand. Thankfully for us poker/design/Wynn nerds, long...

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New Feature Posted: Inside Wynn Paradise Park

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Apr 2016
Just a quick note to folks tuned into RSS, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feeds that I just posted a new feature article some thoughts/analysis about the brand new Wynn Paradise Park concept floated by Steve...

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88 Days To Macau: Episode 4 - Quandary

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Apr 2016
88 Days To Macau: Episode 4 - Quandary We've got a problem. Your browser does not support the audio element. Stream above, subscribe or download. ...

Tagged: macau   cotai   steve wynn   wynn palace cotai   roger thomas   88 days to macau   


Updated: Wynn Unveils Paradise Park (With Model)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Apr 2016
Today's Wynn investor presentation wasn't about defending earnings or lancing Elaine Wynn's legal complaint but instead a boffo unveiling of every project Wynn Resorts has on their plate. Wynn Paradise Park hotel will feature 1000 Encore-style...

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The Steve Releases Wynn Plaza Renderings

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Apr 2016
Steve Wynn unveiled tons of details about the forthcoming Wynn Plaza shopping esplanade that will add additional dining and retail space to the front of Wynn Las Vegas. Wynn Plaza will connect the former...

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Wynn Palace Cotai Postponed

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Apr 2016
Steve Wynn just told investors that Wynn Palace Cotai opening will be delayed until August 8, 2016. We hope to open in July or August. We're thinking 8/8. Boo. ...

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Wynn: This Is What Happens When You Squeeze A Gambler's Nuts

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Apr 2016
Wynn Resorts just released preliminary results for Q1 business in Las Vegas and Macau. Normally, I wouldn't spend a lot of time on earnings results, but these numbers are worth studying and discussing,...

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Handicapping What The Wednesday Wynn News Will Be

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Apr 2016
Wynn Resorts sent out a press release today giving 48 hours notice of a special two-hour investor conference scheduled for April 6, 2016, eight days in advance of the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders on...

Tagged: wynn resorts   elaine wynn   wynn palace cotai   steve wynn   divorce court   macau   cotai   


Wynn Resorts Statement Regarding Elaine Wynn's Lawsuit

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Mar 2016
Wynn Resorts Public Relations has issued a statement in response to Elaine Wynn's lawsuit. Elaine Wynn's latest claims are consistent with the falsehoods and distortions she previously made against the Company and its CEO Steve Wynn. In...

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Elaine Wynn Files Suit To Regain Control of Wynn Shares

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Mar 2016
Elaine Wynn, co-founder of Wynn Resorts along with then husband Steve Wynn, has filed a lawsuit to regain control of her percentage of the ex-Wynn's community held shares. Her holdings are currently being voted...

Tagged: steve wynn   elaine wynn   kazuo okada   family feud   wynn resorts   andrew pascal   


88 Days To Macau: Ep 3 - Leaks

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Mar 2016
88 Days To Macau: Episode 3 - Leaks In this episode, Hunter, JohnH, and Chuck discuss recently unearthed renderings of forthcoming Red 8 at Wynn Palace Cotai and interiors of MGM Cotai plus the current status...

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Vegas Gang #127: Wynn Palace, Plaza, Resort Fees, PGP and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Mar 2016
On the latest episode of the Vegas Gang Podcast the guys talk VZZZT, Andrew Pascal, ālon, Wynn Plaza, Wynn Palace, resort fees, Profit Growth Plan and a helluva lot more. Stream via web, subscribe via iTunes...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   alon   andrew pascal   wynn plaza   esplanade   resort fees   profit growth plan   


Wynn: The Year of The Monkey Casino Chips

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Mar 2016
The passing of Chinese Lunar New Year only means one thing here at VT - time for the annual post about Wynn's Commemorative Chinese New Year Chips! 2016 marks the Year of The Monkey in the...

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Peeping Wynn Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Mar 2016
While at Wynn over the weekend, I did a little snooping around the future Wynn Plaza area and recorded it on video. Check it out: I noticed after the fact that there is now a walkway connecting...

Tagged: wynn plaza   construction   alon   resorts world   coming soon   wynn   encore   


Steve Wynn : The Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Feb 2016
Hey kids, did you know that Steve Wynn, THE Steve Wynn, THE STEVE... has his own website? The website, url http://www.stevewynn.com, is registered to Wynn Resorts email address and appears to be a PR campaign, probably...

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Wynn Files Plans For Strip Esplanade

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Feb 2016
Wynn Resorts has filed plans with the city to build an 86,502 sq. ft., two story "shopping center" featuring retail, restaurant and bar components between the existing Wynn front entrance and the self-park garage driveway....

Tagged: wynn   the strip esplanade   retail   shopping   alon   


Update: It's Curtains At Wynn

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jan 2016
Construction curtains have gone up near Allegro and the sports book at Wynn Las Vegas. The curtains are covering the corner of the casino floor where the Big 6 wheel and other table games...

Tagged: wynn   allegro   construction   


Wynn Building Strip Facing Fountain Show

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jan 2016
Wynn Las Vegas has drained the lake outside of the Wynn Esplanade and have installed a massive array of movable jets and lights in the center of the small lake. The fountain show is located on...

Tagged: wynn   alon   construction   attractions   fountains   wet design   


Truth In Advertising Dept.: Wynn Messes Up The Pips On Dice Again

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jan 2016
We've told them once, we've told them a thousand times... Obviously, those are not regulation dice. The pips are all wrong, they're glowing white and massive. Is that an obelisk or a sconce? Can I...

Tagged: wynn   encore   encore players club   truth in advertising   quantum teledildonics   


Sayonara Encore Chambered Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jan 2016
The opening of Wynn Macau in 2007 ushered in a new era in intimate casino design - the chambered casino. The Steve touted the chambered casino as an achievement in casino design that could turn...

Tagged: encore   casino design   wynn macau   chambered casino   


Caption Contest: The Encore Players Club

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Dec 2015
The forthcoming Encore Player's Club unveiled their logo/marketing last evening (see above.) Naturally, we're going to make fun of it... and you should too. How's about a caption contest!?!! We'll go first through fourteenth,...

Tagged: encore players club   party pit   steve wynn   millennials   caption contest   quantum teledildonics   


Peekaboo: The Encore Party Pit

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Nov 2015
Mr. Giggles just sent us a photo of the construction walls at the forthcoming "Party Pit" at Encore. Take a look: To help orient yourself in this photo, we are standing directly in front of...

Tagged: encore   party pit   wynn   construction   


Construction Walls Go Up In Encore Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Nov 2015
VT reader YoEleven just got from Encore and shared with us a photo of construction walls going up on the "something special" being built on the casino floor adjacent to VDKA and the current Society...

Tagged: encore   high limit   poker   wynn   vibe dining   society cafe   


Fontainebleau is For Sale

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Nov 2015
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that corporate raider/activist investor/occasional casino owner Carl Icahn has contracted with CBRE real estate to sell the mothballed Fontainebleau property. CBRE Group said that Mr. Icahn has hired the company,...

Tagged: fontainebleau   north strip   carl icahn   wynn   


Wynn Poker Room To Move In December

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Nov 2015
Sources are confirming to us that The Wynn Poker room will be closing and moving to the former Society Cafe Encore space in December 2015. The big Encore/Wynn switcheroo is happening folks. Additionally, we've learned...

Tagged: poker   wynn   encore   society cafe   


The Intrigue (And The Oontz) is Over at Wynn!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Nov 2015
Late last night, Wynn Resorts announced that Intrigue is indeed a nightclub taking over the Tryst space on April 28th 2016. The Twitter account we mentioned in the above linked post has also come to life,...

Tagged: wynn   intrigue   nightlife   oontz   quantum teledildonics   


Update: Sayonara Botero, Hello Jardin

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Nov 2015
Encore's once great steakhouse turned vibe dining outpost Botero closed yesterday. Today, construction workers have set up construction curtains around the entrance and have begun to remove the iconic chubby signage. They put the same...

Tagged: botero   wynn   encore   society cafe   intrigue   


More Intrigue at Wynn

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2015
Wynn Resorts has trademarked the term "Intrigue" under the category "Restaurant, bar and cocktail lounge services." They've also registered @intrigueLV on Twitter... zero tweets, zero followers, zero following. I'll wager that Intrigue is the replacement for the...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   intrigue   botero   restaurants   


The Wynn Strip Esplanade

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2015
Last week, Towbin Motorcars issued an official press release announcing their purchase of the Wynn Pense Ferrari Dealership, as well as the onboarding of Wynn Penske employees. Wynn PR confirmed the Ferrari dealership closure...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   encore   alon   resorts world   construction   ferrari   retail   dining   coming soon   


Make Your Own Steve Wynn Guitar Sweater

Posted by Misnomer on 23 Oct 2015
Just before Garth Brooks played his final show at the Encore Theater, Steve Wynn appeared in a photo with the singer wearing a ridiculous Rock n' Roll guitar sweater by A & G Cashmere. We...

Tagged: misnomer   steve wynn   sweater   arts and crafts   


Why Is Wynn Begging Customers For Trip Advisor Reviews?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Oct 2015
Shouldn't Las Vegas' self-proclaimed pinnacle property, one that treats all guests as if they were a Michelin inspector, be above concern for the random poop the charming Mary from Canoga Park shovels into the textarea...

Tagged: wynn   trip advisor   steve wynn   luxury   public relations   service   


The Hotel Test Lab

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Oct 2015
The Wall Street Journal visited the hotel room test lab at the headquarters of Marriott Hotels to learn how they design their hotels. The primary tool Marriott uses to design their hotel rooms is data. ...

Tagged: hotel rooms   hotel design   wynn design and development   marriott   hotel lab   big data   


Thickening Plot Dept: Wynn Selling Ferrari/Maserati Dealership

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Sep 2015
VT reader Phil has tipped us off that a number of Ferrari owners who purchased their cars at Wynn-Penske Ferrari/Maserati dealership at Wynn Las Vegas have been told by reps that the dealership is being...

Tagged: wynn   encore   ferrari   poker   alon   


Will Wynn 2.0 Come To Encore?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Sep 2015
Roger Thomas Collection's Twitter feed has posted before and after photos of Wynn Macau's Wing Lei designs, elucidating in two photos the 2.0 design transformation. These design shifts, from bold reds and browns to...

Tagged: wynn   roger thomas   encore   wynn macau   steve wynn   


The Steve Takes A Shirtless Stroll

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Sep 2015
The Steve got up early this morning, slipped into his finest tennis whites and took a stroll around the grounds at Wynn Las Vegas. There is something empowering about walking your property lines checking the...

Tagged: steve wynn   nips   golf course. wynn las vegas   


Wynn Puts Blackjack Tables In The Host Office

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Sep 2015
As part of their casino reorganization plan, Wynn Las Vegas has dropped a coupla blackjack tables in the promenade facing portion of the Casino Host's office. This just looks weird, and I'll guess feels weird. I...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   casino   


Bartolotta To Be Renamed Costa Di Mare at Wynn

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Sep 2015
Wynn Resorts has filed a trademark application for "Costa Di Mare" for "restaurant, bar and cocktail lounge services" presumably to rename "Bartolotta Restaurante Di Mare" in the wake of Chef Paul Bartolotta's departure. Those chandeliers are...

Tagged: wynn   bartolotta   dining   costa du mare   mark lorusso   roger thomas   oink   


Introducing The Wynn Palace, Palace Queen

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Aug 2015
Wynn Palace room photos (not renderings) have been published by Asian travel retailer Agoda.com. Agoda lists six room types available for booking - Palace King, another Palace King, Palace Queen, another Palace Queen, Lake...

Tagged: wynn palace   hotel rooms   roger thomas   


In Search Of Sarno Blocks

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Aug 2015
[He] figured out a way to make this Roman orgy, bacchanalian kind of motel look expensive by using a concrete block that you could see through. And that would allow you to do the cheapest...

Tagged: in search of   jay sarno   sarno blocks   steve wynn   caesars palace   circus circus   


Wynn Mural Artists Release Sexy Pictorial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Aug 2015
While Steve Wynn may get all the accolades, but it is interior designer Roger Thomas whose vision turns these raw architectural ideas into luxurious, comfortable and emotionally evocative spaces that are truly - in the...

Tagged: wynn   encore   roger thomas   evans and brown   design   art   


Pictorial Evidence of Encore Room Renovation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2015
We've been watching the Encore room renovation project since it was barely a glint in Steve Wynn's eyeball. How could Encore possibly top one of the greatest standard hotel room designs ever created? We've been...

Tagged: wynn   encore   roger thomas   wynn palace   hotel rooms   


The Steve Brags About Tightening Wynn's Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jul 2015
On the most recent episode of The Steve Wynn Show, The Steve took 5 minutes out of the Wynn Resorts Q2 Conference Call (which doubles as his lunch) to give a history lesson on the...

Tagged: steve wynn show   craps   odds   wynn   gambling   


Wynn Palace Architectural Plans Published By Subcontractor

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jun 2015
Chinese interior decoration subcontractor Sundart has posted three images (casino floor, junket level 0, junket level 1 to their website which appear to contain the architectural layout and gaming plans for Wynn Palace's multi-level...

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News Brief's for May 29, 2015

Posted by Misnomer on 29 May 2015
Longbar Ups the Bloody Mary Ante Longbar, Nevada's longest bar, located at The D Casino in Downtown Las Vegas, has established a reputation for upping the ante on its competition. Now the venerable watering hole believes...

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