A Las Vegas judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit lodged by ousted casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press.
Steve Wynn has moved out of the elaborate Wynn Las Vegas villa duplex he occupied for more than a decade as the company he founded seeks to show Massachusetts regulators that it has completely cut ties with him.
Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a defamation lawsuit against The Associated Press and others for what his attorneys described as “false accusations of rape.”
Steve Wynn sued attorney Lisa Bloom and her law firm for defamation on Thursday, calling accusations that he leered at female performers false, an effort to pressure him into paying money and further stating he was legally blind at the time.
Wynn Resorts spokesman Michael Weaver says, “ I have not heard that there is any announcement planned on any name change … (there is) certainly no truth whatsoever to changing any names in Las Vegas.”
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.”
Nevada Attorney General’s office says it’s too soon to say what action may lie ahead regarding Wynn Resorts Ltd.
Two women have reported to Las Vegas police that they were sexually assaulted by casino developer Steve Wynn in the 1970s, a spokesman said Monday.
More than any other casino developer, Steve Wynn shaped the look and feel of today’s Strip. He brought size and luxury to the corridor, boosted tourism, sparked a megaresort building boom and accumulated billions in wealth.
Women who claimed they were victims of Steve Wynn’s alleged sexual harassment and improprieties two decades ago said Wednesday they felt vindication after hearing news of the casino developer’s resignation.