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.
On the day after Steve Wynn resigned as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd., his name was not uttered a single time at Wednesday’s state Gaming Control Board meeting.
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.
Matthew Maddox, one of the longest-serving executives at Wynn Resorts, has replaced Steve Wynn as chief executive officer, capping a career rise from small-town Arkansas to leader of a global gaming giant.
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.
Some gaming industry sources talked about Steve Wynn’s resignation as if he had died.
Representatives of UNLV say they’ll wait until the state Gaming Control Board has completed its investigation of Steve Wynn before determining whether they would take away honors bestowed upon him over the years.