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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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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,...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Forbes Releases 2015 Star Ratings For Las Vegas Hotels

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Feb 2015
Forbes has released their annual star ratings guide for hotels, restaurants and spas nationwide, including Las Vegas. Most of Wynn and Encore's top tier dining offerings landed on the list, adding Botero and Andrea's. ...

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When Step And Repeat Photos Go Bad: Episode 325

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jan 2015
Anybody wanna stay at Wynn?...

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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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Martha Stewart's Wynn Villa

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Jan 2013
Last week, the queen of crafty living and securities fraud Martha Stewart enjoyed a weekend inside of a Villa at Wynn Las Vegas while in town for her niece's wedding. She posted three photos of the...

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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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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...

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The Steve Wynn Stepson Show

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 May 2012
Y'know what chaps my hide? (Commence groans) I started playing drums when I was six years old. I began taking lessons on guitar and bass in third grade. I played in...

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Peekaboo: Wynn's Mizumi, formerly Okada

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Apr 2012
VT ultramegasuperpal Jake Z stopped by forthcoming Mizumi restaurant at Wynn Las Vegas, formerly Okada. Let's take a looski, mmkay? Egad. It seems that the designer has mistaken Japanese restraint for Chinese New Year....

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Wynn: The New Casino Button

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Feb 2012
In response to public outcry, the brain trust at Wynn Resorts has added a "Casino" button to their website. See. Right now, all over the world, ten thousand information architects simultaneously committed suicide. Pathetic....

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Climax, Apogee or Climaxx?

Posted by MikeE on 28 Nov 2011
Exclusive! Well, sort of maybe... While spending a coupla' nights at Encore Tower Suites, I found myself shooting the shit quite easily with employees around the Wynncore properties. My icebreaker? "So, how 'bout that new nightclub...

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Lakeside Fires The Grill

Posted by JohnH on 21 Sep 2011
File this one with the "I Couldn't Make this Shit Up if I Tried" Department, everybody. According to EaterLA, David Walzog's almost-a-year-old Lakeside Grill has officially shortened its name to the arguably more parsimonious...

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Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Sep 2011
The Mariachi have invaded Las Vegas: ...at Wynn Las Vegas (courtesy of VT reader JakeZ) ...at Caesars Palace (courtesy of @caesarspalace) ...at Cosmopolitan (crazy upside down video by @John Unwin) Vive Le France!...

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Death To Dueling Pianos

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Sep 2011
Umpteen months ago, Encore added dueling pianos to Eastside lounge, filling up a semi relaxing bar area with the octavian sounds of Billy Joel's "My Life" every hour on the hour. Could Wynn make this form...

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It's Official: Blush at Wynn Closing

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Sep 2011
The rumor that Blush nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas was closing - which we first heard from VT reader Geoff's post on The Board earlier this afternoon has panned out as absolutely true. The official Blush...

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Ch-ch-changes to the Wynn Muzak

Posted by JohnH on 31 Aug 2011
It's a strange fascination, but it first hit me in May. While waiting to check-in at Encore for what turned out to be a balls-to-the-wall fantastic iteration of #PaoloPalooza, I heard a song come...

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Chef Alex Stratta Leaving Wynn

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Aug 2011
Long time VT friend and one of our favorite local food writers, Brock Radke, has the news - via the Weekly - that Michelin starred chef Alessandro 'Alex' Stratta has left the Wynn organization. Chef Stratta's...

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Is @WynnLasVegas #dead?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2011
So, it has been a coupla months since the head of Wynn Las Vegas' social media program - along with most of the rest of the Marketing & PR department - was jettisoned. It...

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The Steve Wynn Show: The Royal Wedding Video

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

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Southwest Unleashes Wynn, Caesars, Everything Vegas Deals

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Apr 2011
Southwest has unleashed yet another slew of great package deal discounts to Las Vegas this week. Included in the offerings are a $75 savings on all Wynn/Encore packages, a one night free plus $75...

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Wynn Executives: Where Are They Now?

Posted by MikeE on 2 Apr 2011
Perhaps the first domino in the exodus of Wynn Resorts executives and the young face constantly walking around Wynncore, Andrew Pascal resigned from his position as President of the resort in early December of last...

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Wynn Wipes The Shit Off Their Fan

Posted by JohnH on 28 Mar 2011
Update: Beyond any reasonable doubt, things got odd after I published the account of my recent stay at Wynn Las Vegas. At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night, my personal cell phone was dialed by...

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The Wynn Exodus Continues ^JB

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Mar 2011
The changing of the guard continues at Wynn Las Vegas as Jade Bailey-Assam person responsible for creating, managing and maintaining Wynn's interactive marketing programs for the last four years (Twitter, Facebook etc.) has resigned. Jade has...

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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...

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Wynn Gets First Community Slot Machine

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Mar 2011
Sources are telling us that Wynn Las Vegas has moved a gigantic American Idol community slot machine onto the casino floor. To my knowledge, this is the first time that Wynn has employed one...

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Winn Las Vegas Sportsbook Posts Odds On Next Notable Resignation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Mar 2011
Winn Las Vegas bookmaker Johnny Avello* has posted odds to the big board for who the next notable resignation will be from within the walls of the international chocolate curve. Note: Odds are for...

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Meet Marilyn Winn

Posted by JohnH on 3 Mar 2011
In case you hadn't heard, VT Super Friend, Vegas Gang mate, and all around gaming-minded genius, Dr. Dave Schwartz today posted his much-anticipated interview with new the Wynn Las Vegas grand pooh-bah, Marilyn Winn Spiegel....

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The New Wynn $8 Chips

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Feb 2011
Wynn Las Vegas is now stocking the brand new for 2011, Year of The Rabbit $8 baccarat chips. Like previous years, they are a limited edition run of 5000 chips and are the ONLY...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   casino chips   chinese new year   baccarat   

As Jokes Turn Into Reality, Morale Takes A Tumble at Wynn

Posted by MikeE on 19 Feb 2011
Job security. Good, genuine customer service is rooted in job security and Steve Wynn has made absolutely no secret in declaring that his properties are the most secure places on the strip. But is this...

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WOW - Southwest Unleashes Wynn and Encore Packages

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Feb 2011
Southwest Airlines just this very minute have unleashed a brand new Wynn / Encore package deals. If you live in a locale which is serviced by Southwest Airlines, their package deals have historically penciled...

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VegasGang #58 : Interview With Wynn Resorts Architect DeRuyter Butler

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Feb 2011
Beware of Vegas Gangsters bearing hugs. On the latest episode of VegasGang, we are joined by the man responsible for turning Steve Wynn's visions into architectural perfection... Mr. DeRuyter Butler. Mr. Butler is responsible for all of...

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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...

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The Official Unofficial Vegas Odds on The Oscars

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Jan 2011
The Wynn | Encore collective sports book and head oddsgoon Johnny 'Pastrami' Avello have released their odds to win the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. Apparently, we must state the obvious: these betting lines are...

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The Big Game At Wynn & Encore

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Jan 2011
We have learned that Wynn Las Vegas and Encore will be hosting two Big Game parties for invited guests only. One party will take place in the Lafite Ballroom, and the second inside of...

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VegasEats: Alex At Wynn Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jan 2011
With the sad news coming across the wire that Alex at Wynn Las Vegas is closing, I thought that in the interest of expediency to post my unfinished Alex dining review AS IS - basically...

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Alex at Wynn Closing January 15th

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jan 2011
The rumors running rampant on the Twittersphere, that Alex - the Michelin star winning French restaurant at Wynn Las Vegas - will be closing has been confirmed to us as true by Wynn VP of...

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Wynn Las Vegas Posts Oscars Odds

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jan 2011
Wynn Las Vegas sportsbook honcho Johnny Avello has posted odds on this years' Academy Awards, with "The Social Network" taking home the Oscar for Best Picture and Best Director. My pick - "True...

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Cosmopolitan's Design: Go West

Posted by MikeE on 27 Dec 2010
Design has always been a hot topic of discussion, especially since the opening of Wynn Las Vegas in 2005 and the questionable choices they made - restaurants far from the casino and the world's biggest...

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Wynn Hires Boy Band

Posted by MikeE on 20 Dec 2010
On an unseasonably warm Monday night, JohnH, Blackjacker1979, and I were having drinks on the patio of Parasol Down. I glanced over to where the curving escalators terminate at the foyer only to find the...

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Wynn Las Vegas Salon Suite Video Walkthrough

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Dec 2010
As promised, I have finally posted one of our often imitated never duplicated trademarked hotel room video walkthrough to the YouTube. Enjoy! ...

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New Feature Posted: The New Salon Suites at Wynn Las Vegas - The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Dec 2010
Just a note to those tuned into our RSS and Twitter feeds that we just posted a brand new feature article to the site, the very first review/photos of the newly redesigned Salon Suite at...

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Boasting About Billions

Posted by MikeE on 12 Dec 2010
Remember when Bellagio opened? The presses ran wild with the figures: suites some several thousand in square feet, hundreds upon hundreds of jets in a fountain shooting who knows how high in an 8-ish acre...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   encore   wynn las vegas   city center   

Okada Renovations: Todd-Angry

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Dec 2010
We just received a strongly worded email from one of Todd-Avery Lenahan's representatives, imploring us not to share - and by extension discuss or be fans of - his tremendous work at Wynn Las Vegas....

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