Wynn Resorts shareholders oust Kazuo Okada from board February 22, 2013 at 1:07 pm Wynn Resorts Ltd. stockholders voted overwhelmingly to remove company co-founder Kazuo Okada from its board of directors during a special shareholder meeting Friday in Las Vegas. With more than 86 million share voting, the proposal to remove Okada as a director was approved by 99.6 percent of the shares voting, the Las Vegas-based gaming company said in a statement. The move cuts Okada’s last official ties to Wynn Resorts, a company he helped get started with a $260 million investment in November 2000. Okada, 70, remains a major creditor and is owed $1.9 billion from Wynn Resorts. Shares of Wynn Resorts were up $1.89, or 1.64 percent, to $117.43 in mid-day trading on the Nasdaq. Contact reporter Chris Sieroty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-477-3893. Follow @sierotyfeatures on Twitter.