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Steve Wynn Debuts An Expansive New Poker Room At Encore

by |  Published: Jun 22, 2016

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By Laurie Brookins Steve Wynn has built his legendary status in Las Vegas partly on ideas that contradict traditional casino notions, from crafting high-end restaurants that jockey for attention alongside table games and slot machines to positioning blackjack tables mere feet from floor-to-ceiling windows. Natural light in a casino? It was virtually unheard of until Steve Wynn showed it could be done at Encore. In late May, Wynn once again elevated the gaming experience, debuting an expansive new poker room located at Encore, a stylish space that puts an accent on player comfort and convenience. At 8,600 square feet, the new poker room, which opened on May 26, is significantly larger than the previous room at the adjacent Wynn resort. The number of tables increased from 25 to 28, while a separate high-stakes area also has been included. “The new room sets up very well for tournaments and gives us ...


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