A former massage therapist filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against disgraced and departed casino mogul Steve Wynn, alleging that he frequently used “his immense power to coerce (her) to perform sexual favors.”
A judge on Tuesday threw out a Czech casino owner’s counterclaims against the Aria and an Australian poker player over a multi-million dollar poker game. Lawyers for Leon Tsoukernik had alleged that he lost $3 million to a professional poker player because the casino plied him with alcohol.
Lawyers for Elaine Wynn on Tuesday told a judge that claims that she sought to destroy her ex-husband’s business are “outrageous” and “false.”
The investor filed a shareholder derivative lawsuit against Steve Wynn and the company’s board of directors for allegedly “disregarding a sustained pattern of sexual harassment and egregious misconduct” by the ex-CEO.
A Las Vegas judge has reversed an earlier ruling that prevented Steve Wynn’s former business partner from making legal claims against the Wynn Resorts board of directors.