An 18-storey man-made mountain and waterfall provide a spectacular backdrop to 22 luxury restaurants at the new "absurdly opulent" £1.4bn ($2.7bn) Wynn Las Vegas casino resort. Crowds were lining up outside the gates eight hours before the official opening last week. The local Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper gushed its admiration, telling owner Steve Wynn and his wife Elaine: "You make us all look good." The Independent on Sunday 01/05/05 (Business) page 6 The Sunday Times 01/05/05 (Travel) page 6.4