LAS VEGAS, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) ("Wynn Resorts", "Wynn" or "the Company") today announced that, based on the preliminary vote count provided by its proxy solicitor, D.F. King & Co., following the Company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, stockholders have re-elected Wynn Resorts' director nominees, Mr. John J. Hagenbuch and Mr. J. Edward Virtue, at the Company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Wynn Resorts issued the following statement:
"We wish to thank all of our stockholders for their support throughout this process. We look forward to expanding the Board with one or more qualified, diverse and independent directors by the end of 2015, which is a key step in our ongoing effort to enhance the Board's independence, broaden the skills and experience of the Board and increase its effectiveness. We thank Ms. Wynn for her service on the Wynn Resorts Board of Directors."
The preliminary voting also indicated that stockholders have voted in favor of the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm and in favor of the approval of an amendment to the Company's Second Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation. Preliminary voting also indicated that stockholders voted against the stockholder proposal submitted for a vote at the 2015 Annual Meeting.
IVS Associates, Inc., the independent inspector of elections, has indicated that it expects to issue the preliminary voting results within the next few business days. Final results of the election will be announced once they are certified by the Inspector, following the customary review and challenge period.
ABOUT WYNN RESORTS
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, a Ferrari and Maserati dealership, 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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Contacts: Investors, Mark Strawn, Wynn Resorts, (702) 770-7554; Jordan Kovler, D.F. King & Co., Inc., (212) 493-6990; Media, Michael Weaver, Wynn Resorts, (702) 770-7501; Joele Frank or Kelly Sullivan, Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher, (212) 355-4449