BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators are receiving a long-awaited investigative report into allegations of sexual misconduct against casino mogul Steve Wynn as they weigh the fate of...
Casino regulators: Wynn suit will be dismissed soon
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators are expecting the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by casino mogul Steve Wynn soon.
State Gaming Commission Chairwoman Cathy Judd-Stein said...
Wynn Resorts fined $20 million over sex allegations
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made...
Gambling regulators authorize settlement to end Wynn lawsuit
BOSTON (AP) — A settlement is pending in casino mogul Steve Wynn's lawsuit seeking to block the release of Massachusetts' investigation into allegations of sexual assault against him.
Nevada regulators to fine Wynn Resorts over sex allegations
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators announced a settlement Monday with casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company over allegations that former executives failed on multiple occasions to investigate claims of sexual misconduct against him.
Gov. picks state gaming panel head amid Wynn Resorts inquiry
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker named one of his administration's top lawyers to head the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Tuesday as the panel weighs a key decision on whether Wynn Resorts should keep its license to operate a $2.5 billion casino under construction near Boston.
Nevada judge shields Wynn documents in Massachusetts review
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Documents collected by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission during a review of sexual misconduct allegations involving casino mogul Steve Wynn will remain secret, at least temporarily, under a ruling Friday by a Nevada judge.
Fight over report on Wynn allegations back in court Jan. 4
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The fight over a Massachusetts Gaming Commission report on allegations of sexual misconduct against former casino mogul Steve Wynn will be back in a Nevada courtroom next month.
Chairman: Wynn Resorts board may appear before regulators
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairman of the Wynn Resorts board of directors said he asked the company's CEO and full board to appear before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission when it considers whether to grant the company a gambling license for a $2 billion casino and hotel set to open near Boston next year.
Nevada judge holds hearing on Massachusetts report on Wynn
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former casino mogul Steve Wynn's bid in Nevada to block release of a Massachusetts Gaming Commission report about sexual misconduct allegations against him will be heard Dec. 20, a Nevada judge said Thursday.
The outcome could lead Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez to decide whether to allow the commission to release its findings into claims that Wynn engaged in sexual misconduct with female employees while he headed Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts.
Ex-shareholder sues Wynn, executives over sex assault claims
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Wynn Resorts shareholder is suing company founder Steve Wynn and former and current executives and board members, saying that his stock fell in value because they concealed information about sexual harassment accusations that led to Wynn's resignation.
Judge schedules hearing on whether to release report on Wynn
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge in Nevada has temporarily blocked the planned release of a Massachusetts Gaming Commission report about allegations of sexual misconduct against former casino mogul Steve Wynn, a court official said Monday.
Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez told attorneys she will hear arguments about whether the report contains confidential information and documents that Wynn attorneys say are protected by attorney-client privilege, court clerk Dan Kutinac said.
Ex-casino mogul Wynn sues to stop sexual misconduct report
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a lawsuit to stop the public release of an investigative report involving alleged sexual misconduct.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Thursday that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's probe began in January.
It was spurred by media reports that Wynn allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with female employees when he was a company executive.
Lawsuit alleges Wynn cheated to win casino license
BOSTON (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn and the company he founded lied and covered up misconduct to dupe Massachusetts into granting a license for a $2 billion casino, a former rival alleges in a federal lawsuit.
Court dismisses casino mogul defamation case against AP
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit by casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press and an AP reporter based on a report about two women's accounts to police alleging sexual misconduct by Wynn.
Clark County District Court Judge Ronald Israel's written order on Thursday followed an Aug. 14 hearing at which he found that an AP article published in February fairly reported information from the police complaints.
Wynn accuser makes extraordinary claims in court filings
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by casino mogul Steve Wynn in Chicago in the early 1970s and gave birth to his daughter in a gas station restroom has provided a sworn statement containing inconsistencies about dates, names and other things she said happened to her.
In the affidavit, Halina Kuta claims she was once married to Wynn and bore other children with him, though she acknowledged that she can't recall all their names or dates of birth.
Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment in the workplace.
Board Chairwoman Becky Harris said she's reviewing a revised draft of the proposed regulations and expects to circulate them for public comment "soon."
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Wynn Resorts adds former Deutsche Bank CEO to board
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino operator Wynn Resorts has appointed its current CEO and the former CEO of Deutsche Bank to its board of directors.
The Las Vegas-based company announced the appointments Tuesday. The addition of Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox and former Deutsche Bank executive Richard Byrne brings the number of board members to 11.
Former CEO of Harrah’s to become Wynn’s board chairman
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts announced additional changes to its board of directors Monday, a truce with its top shareholder and the end to an internal investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against the company's founder that surfaced earlier this year.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on actions taken by the board of directors of casino operator Wynn Resorts (all times local):
Casino operator Wynn Resorts says an internal committee has finished its investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against company founder Steve Wynn.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The top lawyer at Wynn Resorts is stepping down.
The casino operator on Thursday announced in a securities filing that general counsel Kim Sinatra will no longer hold that position effective July 15. The company did not immediately respond to a request for more details.
Sinatra had been informed of a settlement between the company's founder and an employee years before it became public.
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts officials say the Las Vegas company's Boston-area casino remains on track to open next June.
The construction director for the $2.5 billion project told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday that the Everett waterfront hotel, casino and entertainment complex is about 60 percent complete and roughly $1 billion has been spent.
BOSTON (AP) — Mohegan Sun is seeking to overturn Wynn Resorts' Boston-area casino license.
The Boston Herald reports the Connecticut casino company submitted new filings in Superior Court in Boston this week in a 2015 lawsuit challenging the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's decision to award Wynn the lucrative license over Mohegan Sun the previous year.
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Wynn Resorts has removed nearly 1 million tons of contaminated sediment from the former chemical plant site where it's building a $2.5 billion Boston-area casino.
The final price tag was about $68 million, or more than double the $30 million previously estimated by the Las Vegas company.
Besides cleaning the 33-acre site in Everett, the company also cleaned up the Mystic River over 18 months.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The board of directors and CEO of Wynn Resorts on Wednesday sought to show shareholders they are working to strengthen the casino operator's corporate culture and moving it forward without its founder.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ahead of Wynn Resorts annual shareholders meeting, the casino operator's four female directors sought to reassure employees the company is committed to moving onto a new chapter following the sexual misconduct scandal that engulfed its founder earlier this year.
2 more board directors out at Wynn Resorts
LAS VEGAS (AP) — One longtime member of Wynn Resorts' board of directors has resigned and another has withdrawn his name for re-election two days before shareholders are to vote on the board's makeup at the company's annual meeting in Las Vegas.
The company announced Monday director John Hagenbuch won't stand for re-election at the May 16 meeting. It said director Robert Miller also has resigned.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A longtime member of Wynn Resorts' board of directors faces a tough re-election after two advisory firms recommended investors withhold their votes for him.
Institutional Shareholder Services over the weekend became the second firm to issue the recommendation against director John Hagenbuch.
Hagenbuch is up for re-election at the company's annual meeting May 16. The firm says he "was part of a legacy board that oversaw material failures in governance and risk oversight."
BOSTON (AP) — State casino regulators agreed on Monday to remove Steve Wynn's name from the license his former company was issued to operate a $2.4 billion resort casino under construction near Boston.
Wynn resigned as chairman and chief executive of Wynn Resorts in February after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against him.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino industry representatives and workers told Nevada gambling regulators Thursday that their initial policy draft proposal to address sexual harassment in the workplace needs more work.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a defamation lawsuit against a former Wynn Las Vegas salon director over sexual misconduct claims attributed to the man in media reports about Wynn.
Wynn Resorts removing Steve Wynn’s name from new casino
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has renamed the $2.5 billion casino it's building outside of Boston to Encore Boston Harbor, as the company continues to take steps to distance itself from founder Steve Wynn after sexual misconduct allegations.
New CEO Matthew Maddox confirmed the long speculated change to state gambling regulators Friday as they considered the company's request to remove Wynn's name from its Massachusetts casino license.
Springfield, Mass. — While MGM Resorts International moved up the opening date for its Springfield casino Thursday, the Mohegan Tribe fueled speculation that it's still interested in the Greater Boston casino license, should that license become available.
Elaine Wynn says she reported rape allegation to company
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elaine Wynn, the ex-wife of embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn, said during a court hearing Wednesday that she told the company's general counsel in 2009 that she had received information alleging her ex-husband had raped an employee in 2005. The general counsel later denied receiving any information about a rape allegation.
Hearing brings up settlement involving ex-Wynn employee
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for Steve Wynn's ex-wife played a deposition recording during a hearing in Las Vegas on Tuesday in which the embattled casino mogul discussed alleged illegal gambling activities of two former Wynn Resorts' executives. It's the latest move in a yearslong civil case involving Elaine Wynn, her ex-husband and the company they founded.
In his deposition, Steve Wynn said he was unaware that the company's former chief operating officer was placing sports bets online.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing in a civil case involving Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts and its founders (all times local):
Attorneys for Steve Wynn's ex-wife have shown portions of depositions of him and Wynn Resorts' general counsel in a court hearing meant for their client to show evidence that she reported to the company bad acts she has alleged against him and others.
By Michael P. Norton
State House News Service
BOSTON -- Massachusetts is well represented on a "Hypocrite Hall of Fame" list released Monday by an anti-gambling group.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers will present evidence they say shows disgraced casino mogul Steve Wynn's pattern of reckless behavior and mismanagement of Wynn Resorts during a hearing scheduled to begin Tuesday in state court in Las Vegas. It's the latest move in a yearslong case involving him, his ex-wife and the company they founded.
Steve Wynn no longer has stock in Wynn Resorts
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a Las Vegas titan, Steve Wynn no longer has any stock in Wynn Resorts after selling on Thursday the remainder of his stake in the company he founded in 2002 and with which he built opulent casino-resorts in the nation's gambling mecca and abroad.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn has taken a key step that would allow him to sell all of his stock in the casino-operating company, the company announced Wednesday.
Wynn, who resigned last month from the company bearing his name after women accused him of sexual misconduct, is the largest shareholder in the company and could sell up 12.1 million shares, the Las Vegas-based company said in a securities filing.
Wynn Resorts wants yearslong case nearing trial moved
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts wants a yearslong civil case set to go trial next month to be moved out of Las Vegas because of the media's coverage of its founder's resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations.
Attorneys for the company in court documents filed Tuesday said they believe there can't be an impartial trial because of the "near incessant media coverage" regarding casino mogul Steve Wynn and his "departure" from the company bearing his name.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn brokered a settlement more than a decade ago with a second woman who accused him of sexual misconduct and recently reported her to the FBI, his attorneys say in court documents.
Wynn and one of his attorneys met with FBI agents last month to accuse the woman of trying to extort him by threatening to go public with details from the 2006 settlement, according to documents received earlier this month in state court in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An agreement involving embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife that has kept her from controlling her stock in Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has been deemed invalid, opening the possibility for each to sell their shares.
A state judge in Las Vegas on Wednesday signed off on a stipulation and order stating that the 2010 stockholders agreement is no longer enforceable. It is the latest in a series of recent moves in a civil case that has been in litigation for years.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the wake of the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Las Vegas casino titan Steve Wynn, Nevada gambling regulators are developing regulations on workplace sexual harassment, but employment attorneys who reviewed the proposed initial criteria told The Associated Press that state officials may be setting the bar too low and inadvertently hampering investigations.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts on Wednesday announced the departure of two members of its board of directors as lawsuits against its members and the company's founder continued to pile up amid a sexual misconduct scandal.
The Latest: Directors departing Wynn Resorts’ board
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the a lawsuit filed against casino titan Steve Wynn and the board of directors of Wynn Resorts (all times local):
Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has announced changes to its board as lawsuits against the directors and company founder continue to be filed.
The company on Wednesday announced that a board member resigned Monday and another said he will not run for re-election after his current term expires next year.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman who says she regularly performed manicures on embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual misconduct and the company he founded of endorsing his behavior.
Two massage therapists have claimed in new lawsuits that casino mogul Steve Wynn used his power to coerce them into sexual acts, making them the latest women to accuse the billionaire of sexual misconduct.
The unnamed 49-year-old woman and an unnamed 36-year-old woman made strikingly similar allegations in their separate lawsuits about what happened during their time as therapists working for Wynn Resorts.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on new sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn (all times local):
A second massage therapist is accusing casino mogul Steve Wynn of using his power to coerce her into sexual acts. She becomes the second woman this week to make the claim, adding to the number of women who have accused the billionaire of sexual misconduct.