MACAU, China, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Steve Wynn tonight marked the opening of Encore, his new, all-suites boutique hotel, with a fireworks spectacular. Accompanied by Allan Zeman, Vice Chairman of Wynn Macau, Limited; Linda Chen, Chief Operating Officer, Wynn Macau; and Ian Coughlan, President, Wynn Macau, he ignited the display at 8.08pm, illuminating the skies above Encore and its sister resort Wynn Macau in an extravagant 10-minute performance. The public gathered along the Nam Van Lake and Taipa shoreline to witness the special event, designed by legendary fireworks maestro Phil Grucci.
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01 - Steve Wynn, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, Wynn Resorts, sets off the fireworks show to mark the opening of his new hotel, Encore at Wynn Macau. He is flanked by (from left to right) Allan Zeman, Vice Chairman of Wynn Macau, Limited; Linda Chen, Chief Operating Officer, Wynn Macau; and Ian Coughlan, President, Wynn Macau.
02 - Steve Wynn, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, Wynn Resorts, along with fireworks maestro Phil Grucci, enjoys the fireworks spectacular which marked the opening of his new all-suites boutique hotel, Encore at Wynn Macau.
03 and 04 - The Encore opening fireworks show, designed by the legendary Phil Grucci, illuminates the night and makes the skies above Wynn Macau sparkle.
05 and 06 - The Macau community shared the moment, and gathered around Nam Van Lake and the Taipa shoreline to enjoy the Encore fireworks show.
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Phil Grucci's creativity, vision and management style have positioned him as one of the most imaginative and technically advanced fireworks designers in the world. The fireworks performance at Encore at Wynn Macau ran for a total duration of 10 minutes and was composed of 13 different sets. Among other significant works, The Grucci Family has designed and directed fireworks displays at Times Square in New York, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the Wynn Macau Opening in 2006.
Wynn Resorts, Limited is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com), Encore (www.encorelasvegas.com) and Wynn Macau (www.wynnmacau.com). Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 22 food and beverage outlets, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space.
We opened Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, on December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features a 2,034 all-suite hotel, approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 12 food and beverage outlets, a night club, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets.
Wynn Macau is a destination casino resort in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and currently features 600 deluxe hotel rooms and suites, an approximately 205,000 square foot casino, casual and fine dining in six restaurants, approximately 46,000 square feet of retail space, a health club, pool and spa, along with lounges and meeting facilities.
We opened Encore at Wynn Macau on April 21, 2010. This resort is an expansion of Wynn Macau which adds a fully-integrated resort hotel with approximately 410 luxury suites and four villas along with restaurants, additional retail space and gaming space.
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