Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                        SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 27, 2006

                             WYNN RESORTS, LIMITED
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

         Nevada                      000-50028                46-0484987
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission File Number)    (I.R.S. Employer
   of incorporation)                                       Identification No.)

                3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South
                       Las Vegas, Nevada                               89109
  (Address of principal executive offices of each registrant)        (Zip Code)

                                 (702) 770-7555
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

                                 Not Applicable
         (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.01.        Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On July 27, 2006, Wynn Resorts, Limited (the "Company") announced the
appointment of Jack B. Binion to serve as Chairman of Wynn International
Marketing, Ltd., with overall responsibility for all operational activities of
the Company's Wynn Macau resort. Mr. Binion has entered into an employment
agreement with a subsidiary of the Company, Worldwide Wynn, LLC (the
"Employer") that has a term of three years, unless sooner terminated as a
result of his death or upon written notice from the Employer to Mr. Binion, or
from Mr. Binion to the Employer, for any reason.

The agreement provides for a base salary of $1,500,000 per year and eligibility
for an annual bonus. In addition, the agreement provides that Mr. Binion be
awarded 500,000 restricted shares of common stock of the Company, 50% of which
will vest on the second anniversary of the effective date of the agreement, and
the remainder will vest on a pro rata basis each month thereafter until the
third anniversary of the effective date.

A copy of Mr. Binion's employment agreement is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and
is incorporated herein by reference.

On July 27, 2006, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment
of Mr. Binion. The press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and
incorporated herein by reference.

Item 5.02.        Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of
                  Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this report is incorporated herein by

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Binion, 69, served as founder of Blizzard
Asset Management, a family investment company. From April 1999 until July 2004,
Mr. Binion was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Horseshoe
Gaming Holding Corp., a gaming company which owned and operated casinos in
Bossier City, Louisiana; Tunica County, Mississippi; Hammond, Indiana; and
Joliet, Illinois, and was acquired by Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. in July
2004. From December 1992 to April 1999, Mr. Binion served as the Chief
Executive Officer of various predecessor entities of Horseshoe Gaming Holding

Item 9.01.        Financial Statements and Exhibits.

       (c) Exhibits:

                Number       Description

                 10.1        Employment Agreement, dated as of July 27, 2006,
                             by and between Worldwide Wynn, LLC and
                             Jack B. Binion.
                 99.1        Press release, dated July 27, 2006, of
                             Wynn Resorts, Limited.


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:    July 27, 2006

                                                  Wynn Resorts, Limited

                                                  By:    /s/ John Strzemp
                                                        John Strzemp
                                                        Chief Financial Officer