5 hrs ago
The Las Vegas Sun
Strip Scribbles: 'The Naked Magicians,' Steve Wynn, Sheldon Adelson, Jim Murren, Liam Payne
It's an eye-grabbing title, among other body parts, and, yes, three close-up magicians and an improv comedienne could lose their clothes while performing close-up magic in a new show coming to the Strip. The cool, sexy and hip trio perform raw - no big boxes, smoke or mirrors - and in their version of strip poker make playful bets with Emily Lauren Sanders in her role as a cocktail waitress to remove her clothing while creating unbelievable and impossible close-up routines.
6 hrs ago
Gambling commission spares Walsh from embarrassment
Mayor Marty Walsh spent last week bashing James F. McHugh , one of the state gaming regulators, alleging the retired federal judge was biased against Boston in the gaming commission's deliberations on a Greater Boston casino license. In the end, though, McHugh may have saved Walsh's bacon by forcing Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn to agree to a stronger traffic plan in Sullivan Square than Walsh was able to negotiate himself.
10 hrs ago
Gaming commission picks Wynn for Boston-area casino license over Mohegan Sun
Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn didn't seem as eager as his rivals at Mohegan Sun to win the coveted Boston-area casino license for much of the past year.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
As casino decision looms, new questions arise
During last week's casino hearings, the chief investigator for the state gambling commission revealed that a longtime business partner of the felon Charles Lightbody stands to make more than $1 million from the sale of land in Everett to Steve Wynn for a casino. On Sept.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Mohegan and Mashantucket ads: Gambling is bad
Based on the early scoring, their prospects are not looking so good and they may well lose the bidding war to Las Vegas casino king Steve Wynn. They also got the bad news this week they should pony up another $100 million in equity in the project to stay in the game.
Steve Wynn, City of Boston both need deal on mitigation
Sullivan Square in Charlestown is already a mess, and the addition of a resort casino across the Everett border would make the gridlock far worse. There are other costs that would have to be born by Boston residents, from servicing a new stream of visitors to coping with city residents with gambling addictions.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Live Tonight: The Baseball Project
First Pizza Underground gave us its pizza-themed Velvet Underground covers, then the Baseball Project released , its latest ode to America's favorite pastime. The supergroup-R.E.M.'s Peter Buck and Mike Mills, Scott McCaughey of Young Fresh Fellows, and Steve Wynn and Linda Pitmon of Steve Wynn & the Miracle 3-leaves no aspect of the sport unmentioned, from athletes to stats geeks and card collectors.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
The Motley Fool
What Wynn Resorts' Management Wants You to Know
With gaming stocks struggling because of a decline in Macau's gaming, the second-quarter conference call was also a key time to get insights into what Wynn Resorts will look like long term. Here are five takeaways from the call and founder Steve Wynn.
SLS, and visionary behind it, get warm Strip welcome
In the days leading up to last month's opening of the SLS Las Vegas, Sam Nazarian's phone was ringing off the hook. Nazarian, 39, the visionary behind the Strip's first major hotel-casino unveiling in four years, quickly learned he had support from the competition for the $415 million renovation of the Rat Pack-era Sahara.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Investors flood to IEX dark pool thanks to 'Flash Boys'
The upstart trading exchange touched by the magic wand of Michael Lewis has raised $75 million from investors that include Steve Wynn and Bain Capital Ventures. IEX, a dark pool trading platform designed to be more transparent than other dark pools, opened in October.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Steve Wynn Joins Bain Capital in Financing IEX Dark Pool
IEX Group Inc., the dark pool made famous by Michael Lewis, has raised $75 million from backers including billionaire Steve Wynn and Bain Capital Ventures for its efforts to become a registered stock exchange.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
L.V. executive keeps low profile, makes big donations to Sandoval, far-right causes
When the Center for Responsive Politics released its national list of top 100 donors , Katz ranked No.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Dealerscope Leaders That Rock
Bob Abt is the son of David and Jewel Abt, the founders in 1936 of Abt. He entered the business in 1953 as a part-time employee, and through the years, his ingenuity and constant desire to adapt helped grow Abt into one of the most successful privately owned single-store CE/appliance retailers in the nation, with a robust, trend-setting ecommerce ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
SLS Las Vegas grand opening: Iggy Azalea, Bahamas prime minister, Joe ...
There were a number of eyebrow-raising moments during the star-studded gala opening of SLS Las Vegas over the weekend: Where else than only in Las Vegas would you simultaneously see the prime minister of the Bahamas in the same hotel casino as notorious Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis? Joe said that he'd been flown in from the California-Nevada ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Motley Fool
3 Reasons Wynn Resorts' Stock Could Rise
Wynn's conservative balance sheet, focus on high-end players, and growth potential also make it one of the most attractive stocks in gaming today.
Casino magnate Steve Wynn, 72, smokes cigar as he spends a day at...
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Wed Aug 20, 2014
Wynn Resorts Is Still Seeking a Big Payoff on Macau Bet
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The Las Vegas Sun
Who is Nevada's top federal campaign contributor in 2014 election?...
Nevada's top federal campaign contributor isn't a casino mogul or a real estate developer.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Before Hsieh, Binion defined downtown Las Vegas
The image of downtown Las Vegas has shifted so dramatically in recent months that it might be hard for newcomers to imagine a time before the spreading influence of Tony Hsieh and his friends.