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Wynn Resorts, Limited Reports Q1 2017 Net Revenues of $1.48 Billion, an Increase of 47.9% from $997.7 Million for the Same Period of 2016

LAS VEGAS, NV. April 27, 2017 - Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017.

Net revenues were $1.48 billion for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 47.9%, or $478.0 million, from $997.7 million for the same period of 2016. The increase was the result of $475.8 million from Wynn Palace and an increase of $23.4 million from our Las Vegas Operations, partially offset by a decrease of $21.2 million from Wynn Macau.

On a U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") basis, net income attributable to Wynn Resorts, Limited was $100.8 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 34.0%, or $25.6 million, from $75.2 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, for the same period of 2016. The increase in net income attributable to Wynn Resorts, Limited was primarily the result of income from Wynn Palace, which opened in the third quarter of 2016, and from increased income from our Las Vegas Operations, partially offset by increased interest expense. The increase in interest expense was partially the result of a $25.6 million out-of-period adjustment recorded in the first quarter of 2016 related to capitalized interest that reduced interest expense. Adjusted net income attributable to Wynn Resorts, Limited (1) was $126.5 million, or $1.24 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2017, compared to $108.8 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, for the same period of 2016.

Adjusted Property EBITDA (2) was $427.5 million for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 42.4%, or $127.3 million, from $300.3 million for the same period of 2016, primarily as a result of $111.9 million from Wynn Palace and an increase of $25.6 million from our Las Vegas Operations, partially offset by a decrease of $10.1 million from Wynn Macau.

Wynn Resorts, Limited also announced today that the Company has approved a cash dividend of $0.50 per share, payable on May 23, 2017 to stockholders of record as of May 11, 2017.

Wynn Macau

Net revenues from Wynn Macau were $587.0 million for the first quarter of 2017, a 3.5% decrease from $608.2 million for the same period of 2016. Adjusted Property EBITDA from Wynn Macau was $181.1 million for the first quarter of 2017, a 5.3% decrease from $191.2 million for the same period of 2016.

Casino revenues from Wynn Macau were $554.9 million for the first quarter of 2017, a 2.9% decrease from $571.8 million for the same period of 2016. Table games turnover in VIP operations was $13.28 billion, a 1.4% decrease from $13.47 billion for the first quarter of 2016. VIP table games win as a percentage of turnover (calculated before commissions) was 3.30%, above the expected range of 2.7% to 3.0% and the 2.81% experienced in the first quarter of 2016. Table drop in mass market operations was $1.14 billion, a 6.0% decrease from $1.21 billion for the first quarter of 2016. Table games win in mass market operations was $212.9 million, a 14.0% decrease from $247.5 million for the first quarter of 2016. Table games win percentage in mass market operations was 18.7%, below the 20.5% experienced in the first quarter of 2016. Slot machine handle was $856.7 million, a 21.9% decrease from $1.10 billion for the first quarter of 2016, while slot machine win decreased 23.6% to $38.6 million.

Non-casino revenues before promotional allowances from Wynn Macau were $64.9 million for the first quarter of 2017, a 15.5% decrease from $76.7 million for the same period of 2016. Room revenues decreased 16.1%, to $25.5 million for the first quarter of 2017, from $30.5 million for the same period of 2016. Average daily rate ("ADR") was $265, an 18.2% decrease from $324 for the first quarter of 2016. Occupancy increased to 95.7% for the first quarter of 2017, from 94.8% for the same period of 2016. Revenue per available room ("REVPAR") was $254, a 17.3% decrease from $307 for the first quarter of 2016.

Wynn Palace

The Company opened Wynn Palace on August 22, 2016, with the first quarter of 2017 representing the second full quarter of operations for the resort.

Net revenues and Adjusted Property EBITDA from Wynn Palace were $475.8 million and $111.9 million, respectively, for the first quarter of 2017.

Casino revenues from Wynn Palace were $430.0 million for the first quarter of 2017. Table games turnover in VIP operations was $11.04 billion and table games win as a percentage of turnover (calculated before commissions) was 3.03%, slightly outside the expected range of 2.7% to 3.0%. Table drop in mass market operations was $770.0 million, table games win in mass market operations was $167.6 million and table games win percentage was 21.8%. Slot machine handle was $657.6 million and slot machine win was $33.9 million for the first quarter of 2017.

Non-casino revenues before promotional allowances from Wynn Palace were $85.6 million for the first quarter of 2017. Room revenues were $39.8 million with an ADR of $258, occupancy of 95.6% and REVPAR of $246.

Las Vegas Operations

Net revenues from our Las Vegas Operations were $412.9 million for the first quarter of 2017, a 6.0% increase from $389.4 million for the same period of 2016. Adjusted Property EBITDA from our Las Vegas Operations was $134.6 million, a 23.4% increase from $109.0 million for the first quarter of 2016.

Casino revenues from our Las Vegas Operations were $166.3 million for the first quarter of 2017, a 3.3% increase from $161.0 million for the same period of 2016. Table games drop was $458.6 million, a 3.5% decrease from $475.2 million for the first quarter of 2016. Table games win was $130.8 million, a 4.6% increase from $125.0 million for the first quarter of 2016. Table games win percentage was 28.5%, above the property’s expected range of 21% to 25% and above the 26.3% experienced in the first quarter of 2016. Slot machine handle was $765.9 million, a 6.8% increase from $717.5 million for the first quarter of 2016, while slot machine win was relatively flat at $49.7 million.

Non-casino revenues before promotional allowances from our Las Vegas Operations were $285.5 million for the first quarter of 2017, a 5.2% increase from $271.3 million for the same period of 2016. Room revenues increased 9.3%, to $115.0 million for the first quarter of 2017, from $105.1 million for the same period of 2016. ADR was $315, a 5.7% increase from $298 for the first quarter of 2016. Occupancy increased to 85.5% for the first quarter of 2017, from the 81.7% experienced in the same period of 2016. REVPAR was $269, a 10.7% increase from $243 for the first quarter of 2016. Food and beverage revenues increased 5.9%, to $117.4 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period of 2016. Entertainment, retail and other revenues decreased 3.8%, to $53.1 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period of 2016.

Wynn Boston Harbor Project in Massachusetts

The Company is currently constructing Wynn Boston Harbor, an integrated resort in Everett, Massachusetts, located adjacent to Boston along the Mystic River. The resort will contain a hotel, a waterfront boardwalk, meeting and convention space, casino space, a spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets. The total project budget, including gaming license fees, construction costs, capitalized interest, pre-opening expenses and land costs, is estimated to be approximately $2.4 billion. As of March 31, 2017, we have incurred $606.9 million in total project costs. We expect to open Wynn Boston Harbor in mid-2019.

Balance Sheet

Our cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash and investment securities at March 31, 2017 were $2.84 billion.

Total debt outstanding at the end of the quarter was $9.81 billion, including $3.82 billion of Macau related debt, $3.17 billion of Wynn Las Vegas debt and $2.82 billion at the parent company and other.

On April 24, 2017, the Company amended the Wynn America credit facilities to, among other things, extend the maturity of portions of the credit facilities. Pursuant to the amendment, (i) the maturity date with respect to $333.0 million in aggregate principal amount of the $375 million senior secured revolving credit facility was extended from November 20, 2019 to December 31, 2021; (ii) the maturity date with respect to $805.4 million in aggregate principal amount of the $875 million senior secured term loan I facility was extended from November 20, 2020 to December 31, 2021, with repayment in quarterly installments of $20.1 million commencing on March 31, 2020 and a final installment of $664.5 million on December 31, 2021; and (iii) the maturity date with respect to the $125 million senior secured term loan II was extended from November 20, 2020 to December 31, 2021, with no required scheduled repayments until maturity on December 31, 2021.

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About Wynn Resorts, Limited

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 Index. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com), Wynn Macau (www.wynnmacau.com) and Wynn Palace, Cotai (www.wynnpalace.com). Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 189,000 square feet of casino space, 24 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 99,000 square feet of retail space as well as two showrooms; three nightclubs a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. A luxury retail Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to debut the first quarter of 2018. Wynn Macau is a luxury hotel and casino resort 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 284,000 square feet of casino space, casual and fine dining in eight restaurants, approximately 31,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 57,000 square feet of retail space, and recreation and leisure facilities including two opulent spas, a salon and a rotunda show. Wynn Palace is a new luxury integrated resort in Macau that opened August 22, 2016. Designed as a floral-themed destination, it boasts 1,706 exquisite rooms, suites and villas, approximately 420,000 square feet of casino space, 10 food and beverage outlets, approximately 40,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 105,000 square feet of designer retail, SkyCabs that traverse an eight-acre Performance Lake, an extensive collection of rare art, a lush spa, salon and recreation and leisure facilities. Wynn Resorts is currently constructing Wynn Boston Harbor located in Everett, Massachusetts.

Contact:
Mark Strawn
investorrelations@wynnresorts.com
702-770-7555

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