Wynn Resorts Named Casino Operator of the Year for the Americas in the 2016 International Gaming Awards

Company is the only Las Vegas Casino Operator Recognized in this Year's Awards

Feb 16, 2016, 10:00 ET from Wynn Resorts

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Resorts was recognized today as Casino Operator of the Year for the Americas by the 9th International Gaming Awards for 2016. Each year, these awards provide a benchmark for technology companies, resort operators and iGaming operators at a global level.

The award for Casino Operator of the Year recognizes an operator that has consistently and decisively dominated the casino sector during the year.  Judges look for operators that have vision, originality and vitality in the crowded marketplace to set them apart from others. Brand identity, marketing, customer service, innovation and use of new technologies are all taken into account.

The International Gaming Awards recognize different categories to reflect changes in markets and technologies, but retain their focus on recognizing excellence across the gaming industry and focus on social responsibility. They are supported and enhanced by well renowned industry insiders as well as gaming clients from all tiers of the gaming world. Through careful listening to the views of gaming clients and industry professionals, the biggest and best are recognized and celebrated every year.

Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) 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 and Encore Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com) and Wynn and Encore Macau (www.wynnmacau.com).

Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,748 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 186,000 square feet of casino space, 34 food and beverage outlets featuring signature chefs, two award-winning spas, an on-site 18-hole golf course, meeting space, approximately 99,000 square feet of retail space as well as two showrooms; three nightclubs and a beach club.

Wynn and Encore Macau is a destination casino located in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China with two luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,008 spacious rooms and suites, approximately 280,000 square feet of casino space, casual and fine dining in eight restaurants, approximately 57,000 square feet of retail space, recreation and leisure facilities, including two health clubs, two spas and a pool.

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