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Casino resort developer Steve Wynn brought new life to the Las Vegas strip by renovating the Golden Nugget and opening The Mirage and The Bellagio.
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Steve Wynn was born on January 27, 1942, in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1967, he moved to Las Vegas, where he renovated and expanded the Golden Nugget. After acquiring interests in several other casinos, he built the high-end casinos The Mirage on the Strip and The Bellagio. In 2005, he opened the Wynn Las Vegas. A year later, he opened Wynn Macau. Wynn recently opened Encore Las Vegas and Encore Macau.
Developer Stephen Alan Wynn was born on January 27, 1942, in New Haven, Connecticut. After graduating from the exclusive Manlius School in upstate New York, Wynn attended the University of Pennsylvania. Following his father??s death in1963, Wynn left school to take over the family's bingo operation in Maryland.
In 1967, Wynn moved to Las Vegas, where he renovated and expanded the tired and shabby Golden Nugget Las Vegas with great success, attracting a new upscale clientele to downtown. After acquiring interests in several other casinos, Wynn built The Mirage on the Strip, featuring some of the most luxe accommodations and eye-opening entertainment in town. His second high-end casino, The Bellagio, included an artificial lake and a gallery that housed museum-quality artworks. The Bellagio is credited with leading the resurgence of Las Vegas as a luxury destination for wealthy travelers in the 1990s.
After selling Mirage Resorts to MGM Grand Inc. in 2000, Wynn opened his most expensive project to date, the Wynn Las Vegas, in 2005. A year later, he opened Wynn Macau in the largest gaming jurisdiction in Asia. He has recently added Encore Las Vegas and Encore Macau to his collection of resorts.
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