Steve Wynn

Stephen Alan Wynn was born, Weinberg ( born January 27, 1942 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States), is a billionaire and casino operator in Las Vegas. On the Forbes list of the richest people in the world, he finished the 2013 503rd place with a fortune of 2.8 billion U.S. dollars. Steve Wynn began in 1967 as part owner and casino employee in the Frontier Hotel ( demolished in 2007 ). In 1971 he bought the old Desert Inn Hotel Howard Hughes. With 31 years he began the construction of the Golden Nugget Casino.

Later, Steve Wynn opened Treasure Iceland, the Mirage and the Bellagio. In 1999 he bought the Mirage Resorts, which he resold it for $ 6.6 billion at the MGM Hotel chain a year later. Then he bought the old Desert Inn Hotel and ripped it off. In April 2005, he opened on that site the Wynn Las Vegas.

Wynn Las Vegas

His most famous project is the Wynn Las Vegas. At the opening in April 2005 it was 2.7 billion U.S. dollars building cost is the most expensive hotel in the world and the tallest casino hotel in Las Vegas. Meanwhile, it is with its 50 floors, the third highest in the gambling capital. Exceeded, it is from the 196 meter high The Palazzo and the Wynn - Encore sister hotel, which is two stories higher.

The Wynn Las Vegas offers luxury suites also one of the greatest golf courses, spas and spa, 23 restaurants and bars and the Wynn Esplanade ( on-site shopping center ). Under the name Encore Wynn has opened next to the Wynn in November 2008, a second hotel as an extension directly.

Wynn Macau

In October 2006, Wynn has launched its newest hotel, which opened Wynn Macau in Macau. The design of the entire resort was designed parallel to Las Vegas, as well as the Wynn Tower.

Wynn Resorts LLC

Steve Wynn founded in April 2005 ( opening of Wynn Las Vegas ) the company Wynn Resorts and Wynn Holdings LLC. This company holds all the shares of stock of the Wynn hotel. In addition to Steve Wynn and many other people his wife Elaine Wynn sits also on the Board of the Group.


Steve Wynn is a passionate art collector and has, among other things, the painting Le Rêve by Pablo Picasso, which he all- auctioned at Christie's from the collection on November 11, 1997. When he wanted to sell it for around 139 million U.S. dollars, he met with a reception for art reporter awkwardly with his elbow against it and damaged it. The potential buyer then jumped off. Later Wynn asserted that he understood the event as a sign that the painting not for sale.

After a $ 90,000 repair, the painting was restored expensive; the value is now estimated at 85 million U.S. dollars. Wynn wanted to collect the remaining amount of 54 million U.S. dollars for the time agreed sale price of 139 million U.S. dollars from his insurer Lloyd 's of London, which would have corresponded about his purchase price. When the insurer refused to Wynn rose 2007 lawsuit in January. The case was eventually settled out of court in March 2007.