Tag Archives: Encore
- Billionaire Steve Wynn tosses verbal grenade at ‘poor people’ during Vegas expansion announcement
April 8, 2016
Casino mogul Steve Wynn has some choice words about the less fortunate. On Wednesday night, the Wynn Resorts chairman told investors that his company is like a luxury brand—much like Chanel and Louis Vuitton—that focuses on people with money. “Rich people only like being around rich people,” Wynn said in...
- First ever fantasy sports combine to be held at Wynn Las Vegas
February 20, 2015
The fantasy sports industry is growing at such a rapid pace that there doesn’t appear to be any ceiling on how big it can get this year. We already know about the massive gains attributed to FanDuel and DraftKings, two of the biggest daily fantasy sports sites in the business today....
- Snake Oil & Widgets: Las Vegas – Making Sensory of it all
October 8, 2014
As a seasoned Vegas visitor, I ought to know better than to avoid shut-eye on the journey over, fully aware of the endless eye-bashing and late nights that await me on touchdown at McCarran Airport for my week-long trip to G2E. The bright neon lights sit pride of place in...
- Snake Oil & Widgets: The Sound of Success
July 16, 2014
If you are anything like me, you were most probably awestruck the first moment you walked in to a casino on the Las Vegas strip. As a marketer, I'm permanently intrigued by the thought that goes into casino design—from the colour of the carpet to the lighting, to the perceived...
Ask not where bitcoin will be tomorrow, but 10 years from now
September 19, 2017