Wynn Resorts spokesman Michael Weaver says, “ I have not heard that there is any announcement planned on any name change … (there is) certainly no truth whatsoever to changing any names in Las Vegas.”
More than any other casino developer, Steve Wynn shaped the look and feel of today’s Strip. He brought size and luxury to the corridor, boosted tourism, sparked a megaresort building boom and accumulated billions in wealth.
Women who claimed they were victims of Steve Wynn’s alleged sexual harassment and improprieties two decades ago said Wednesday they felt vindication after hearing news of the casino developer’s resignation.
Steve Wynn’s alleged sexual misconduct will keep some away from staying at his hotels. For others, it won’t make any difference at all.
Many wonder if Steve Wynn’s namesake casino company be able to pull off projects with the same success.
A women’s advocacy organization called Wednesday for Steve Wynn’s name to be removed from his hotel.
With deals, acquisitions, buyouts and the dramatic launch of new resorts, Steve Wynn has left an oversized impression on the gaming industry in Las Vegas, the U.S. and as far away as Macau.
Billionaire casino developer Steve Wynn, the founder of Wynn Resorts, has stepped down as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts amid investigations of sexual impropriety.
Claims that Steve Wynn sexually harassed employees could have surfaced years ago but the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1998 stopped publication of a story that would have brought the issue to light.
The special committee of Wynn Resorts Ltd. independent board members has hired a Los Angeles law firm with a special emphasis on workplace sexual harassment cases to assist in investigating allegations of sexual impropriety by Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn.