Raul Jusinto

Wynn Kidnapping


Sonny's Saloon

On July 26, 1993, the daughter of casino mogul Steve Wynn (2006) was kidnapped from her home and held for ransom by two masked men. The kidnappers ordered Wynn to deliver the ransom money in the Sonny's Saloon parking lot. Wynn had an employ deliver 1.45 million dollars in cash to the kidnappers. The money came from the Mirage casino vault. In return, the kidnappers revealed the location of Wynn's daughter. Wynn's daughter was found unharmed on the back floor of her car in the McCarran International Airport parking lot. The two kidnappers and an accomplice would later be taken into custody in California and receive prison sentences.

Event Location: 3449 South Sammy Davis Jr Drive, Paradise, Nevada.

Denotes American Gaming Association Hall of Fame year of induction.