Playing for A Wynn

Two Las Vegas legends clash over Mirage Resorts

Forget Siegfried and Roy and their white tigers. Of all the spectacles on display in Las Vegas last week, none attracted the high rollers as much as the sudden arrival of the "Steve and Kirk Show." That's Steve as in Wynn, 58, the master builder of Vegas and chairman of Mirage Resorts, whose lavish spending on casinos like the $1.6 billion Bellagio has made Mirage about as popular as snake eyes with investors on Wall Street. The Kirk is for Kerkorian, 82, the reclusive Beverly Hills billionaire with a knack for doubling his bets and winning. The rival moguls took center...

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