Andrew Pascal develops new game company, PLAYSTUDIOS

Aug 6, 2012 7:13 PM

Andrew Pascal, former COO of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, has returned to his entrepreneurial roots with the development of PLAYSTUDIOS, a new game company focusing on free-to-play games of chance.

The first project of the company is “myVegas,” which brings the entertainment of Las Vegas in virtual form in live beta on Facebook.

Pascal, the nephew of Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of Steve Wynn and a major shareholder in Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN), also revealed his company had formed a partnership with MGM Resorts International (MGM) whereby PLAYSTUDIOS has secured the exclusive social gaming and mobile rights for the MGM properties on the Las Vegas Strip.