Correction: Wynn Resorts security head spying story
BOSTON (AP) — In an April 9 story about the departure of Wynn Resorts' security chief, The Associated Press reported erroneously that James Stern was removed from his post, based on a statement...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators have given Wynn Resorts key approvals for opening its nearly $3 billion Boston-area casino.
Wynn pays record $35.5M fine to Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has paid a record $35.5 million in fines to Massachusetts and won't appeal the decision.
The company's board of directors said the company on Tuesday paid the...
BOSTON (AP) — The first Boston area casino is set to open next month.
Wynn Resorts said Wednesday its Encore Boston Harbor casino will open June 23. The $2.6 billion casino is located in...
BOSTON (AP) — MGM Resorts International says it will no longer pursue buying Encore Boston Harbor from Wynn Resorts.
MGM said Tuesday that stakeholders have concerns. It owns a casino in...
Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino
BOSTON (AP) — Two major casino operators said Friday they were in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast.
Casino panel hopes record $35M Wynn fine serves as deterrent
BOSTON (AP) — The record $35.5 million in fines Massachusetts imposed on Wynn Resorts and its CEO reflect the many violations uncovered but are also meant to serve as a deterrent as the nascent...
Wynn Resorts fined $35M for misconduct allegations response
BOSTON (AP) — Gambling regulators in Massachusetts on Tuesday levied a $35 million fine on Wynn Resorts but allowed the company to keep its state casino license and open its Boston-area resort as...
Wynn Resorts fined $35 million after failing to disclose sexual misconduct claims against company founder Steve Wynn
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts fined $35 million after failing to disclose sexual misconduct claims against company founder Steve Wynn.
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Wynn Resorts is proposing Massachusetts regulators require the company ban its founder from its resorts as a condition of keeping its state casino license.
Wynn Resorts removes security head after he admits to spying
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts removed its security chief after he acknowledged spying on a former employee following allegations of sexual misconduct against company founder Steve Wynn came to...
Panel to vet Wynn Resorts’ fate with public hearings in mind
BOSTON (AP) — The fate of Wynn Resorts' $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor resort is now in the hands of Massachusetts gambling regulators after they wrapped up a series of public hearings into...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's hearings on what Wynn Resorts knew about sexual misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn (all times local):
Report: Wynn executives hid misconduct allegations for years
BOSTON (AP) — For years, executives at Wynn Resorts concealed allegations of sexual misconduct against company founder Steve Wynn, according to a long-awaited report by Massachusetts casino...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on hearings in Massachusetts on sexual misconduct allegations at Wynn Resorts (all times local):
Steve Wynn is again denying accusations of sexual...
A year after #MeToo scandal, Wynn Resorts faces regulators
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has taken laudable steps to transform a culture that allowed sexual misconduct complaints against its founder to remain hidden for decades, women's rights advocates and...
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...
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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."
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.
Wynn Resorts points to changes after founder’s resignation
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.
Wynn Resorts female directors address policies after scandal
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."
Regulators agree to remove Steve Wynn from casino license
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.
Casino workers want sex harassment policy to include guests
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.
Wynn sues ex-salon chief quoted in sexual conduct stories
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.
Mohegans still have interest in Boston 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.
"Chairman (Kevin) Brown and the tribal council have always felt that Mohegan was the right and best operator for the Greater Boston region,” Chuck Bunnell, the Mohegans' chief of staff, said in an email Thursday afternoon.