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Craig Billings

American

CEO
Wynn

Craig Billings is the CEO of Wynn Resorts, a brand that boosts more Forbes five-star awards than any hotel company in the world. Billings is responsible for leading innovation at Wynn Resort’s current properties which include Wynn and Encore in Las Vegas, Nevada, Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace in Macau and Encore Boston Harbor near Boston, Massachusetts.

Education
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    1993 - 1997
  • Columbia Business School
    1999 - 2003

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

One of Billings’ most notable achievements will be the opening of the casino at Ras Al Khaimah. He also served as the Chairperson for the Nevada State Economic Forum from 2020 to 2022 after first joining as the Vice Chair in 2018.

In February 2019, Billings won the award for Las Vegas Citizen of the Month. Billings also held executive positions in Australia and the United Kingdom.

EMPLOYMENT

Billings has held executive and board positions at various companies. He was with Goldman Sachs, NYX Gaming Group and IGT. He is currently still a board member of AppLovin after first joining the company in December 2020. He also worked from July 2012 to November 2015 with Aristocrat as Managing Director and Chief Digital Officer.

PRODUCTS LAUNCHED

Several launches have taken place under Craig Billings, with one of the most recent being the opening of the first Gulf Arab casino with the Wynn Resorts at Ras Al Khaimah. Gambling has been off limits for a time but the location received licensing in January 2022.

Billings confirmed that the casino is set for completion in 2026 on a man-made island off the coast of the city.

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