Winner Takes All: Steve Wynn, Kirk Kerkorian, Gary Loveman, and the Race to Own Las Vegas

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Hyperion, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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Wall Street Journal columnist Christina Brinkley explores how Wynn, Kerkorian and Lovemann are building a bigger, better Las Vegas and how their influence is spreading beyond the borders of the city. Peppered with celebrity cameos, this sharp, fast-paced narrative tells the story of how billions of dollars - and an unparalleled drive for power - took three men's visions for Vegas from mere dreams to a spectacularly-lit reality.

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WINNER TAKES ALL: Steve Wynn, Kirk Kerkorian, Gary Loveman, and the Race to Own Las Vegas

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Las Vegas, and how it got that way.Wall Street Journal columnist Binkley focuses on the three visionaries—dissimilar in temperament, sensibility and manner—who have returned the luster and glamour ... Read full review

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Now THIS is the book on Las Vegas I have been searching for. Not merely a history or list of developers, but profiles of the people and their visions that have made Las Vegas the sparkly, shiny growth ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Christina Binkley is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, and writes a weekly feature on fashion and luxury goods. She joined the WSJ in 1994, and has been writing about travel, hotels, and casinos since 1997. Binkley is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and currently lives in Los Angeles.

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