Casino Stock Winners and Losers: Wynn

Wynn Resorts reports first-quarter earnings Tuesday.
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Shares of casino companies finished mixed in Friday trading, as three big players get set to report earnings next week.

Wynn Resorts

(WYNN) - Get Report

, which will report first-quarter earnings Tuesday, closed down 7 cents to $39.16 on Friday.

The casino world was saddened this week with the death of entertainer Danny Gans, a headliner at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. He apparently died in his sleep and was found by his wife.

Steve Wynn, chief executive of Wynn Resorts, called Gans' death "a profoundly tragic event that leaves us all sad and speechless."

"The loss of Danny to his wife Julie, his children, Amy, Andrew and Emily is at this moment impossible to comprehend," Wynn said in a statement.

Gans did imitations of celebrities ranging from Tony Bennett to Al Pacino to Sarah Vaughan.

He performed a one-man show, "Danny Gans on Broadway: The Man of Many Voices," in 1995 at the Neil Simon Theater in New York before returning to Las Vegas.

Elsewhere,

Las Vegas Sands

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, which will report first-quarter earnings Tuesday, closed up 18 cents to $8.

MGM Mirage

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, which reports first-quarter earnings on Monday after the market close, closed at $7.86, down 52 cents.

Boyd Gaming

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finished at $9.23, up 4 cents.

Isle of Capri Casinos

(ISLE)

was down 2.1% to $10.51.

Melco Crown Entertainment

(MPEL)

finished at $5, up 9.9%.

Penn National Gaming

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finished at $33.50, down 52 cents.

Ameristar Casinos

(ASCA)

closed at $19.38, down 5.6%.

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