MGM discontinues talks with Wynn on Encore Boston purchase

U.S. 05/21/19, 21:35

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 Springfield and wouldn't have been allowed to operate two in Massachusetts.Wynn Resorts says it agreed to end discussions and remains "committed to opening ...

Wynn Resorts fined $35M for misconduct allegations response

U.S. 04/30/19, 19:37

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 planned after executives failed to disclose years of allegations of sexual misconduct against company founder Steve Wynn.The Massachusetts Gaming Commission ...

Wynn Resorts removes security head after he admits to spying

U.S. 04/09/19, 14:47

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 light.CEO Matthew Maddox said James Stern, the executive vice president of corporate security, was informed Saturday the company would "no longer require his services," ...

Wynn leaders questioned about response to misconduct claims

Business 04/04/19, 14:25

Massachusetts gambling regulators are questioning Wynn Resorts leaders Thursday about what they knew about allegations of sexual misconduct against company founder Steve Wynn.The state's gaming commission resumed its interrogation of new company CEO Matt Maddox, who took over after company co-founder Steve Wynn resigned last year and has been a ...

State releasing review of Wynn’s handling of allegations

U.S. 04/02/19, 00:18

Massachusetts gambling regulators are holding hearings and releasing a long-awaited report into how Wynn Resorts handled allegations of sexual misconduct against company founder Steve Wynn.The state Gaming Commission has been investigating, in part, whether company officials knowingly hid information about the allegations when the state was considering its application for ...

Regulators fine Wynn Resorts $20M over sex allegations

Business 02/26/19, 17:17

Nevada gambling regulators fined casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company a record $20 million on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year ago. The penalty against Wynn Resorts Ltd. ends an investigation that began after The Wall Street Journal reported that ...

Nevada regulators to fine Wynn Resorts over sex allegations

U.S. 01/28/19, 16:19

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 allegations of sexual misconduct against him. The Nevada Gaming Control Board detailed at least seven allegations of misconduct by Wynn dating to 2005 in which former ...

Nevada judge shields Wynn documents in Massachusetts probe

U.S. 01/04/19, 16:06

A Nevada judge says documents about allegations of sexual misconduct against former casino mogul Steve Wynn will stay secret, at least temporarily, despite Massachusetts Gaming Commission efforts to make them public.Commission lawyers, its investigations chief and an attorney for Wynn's former company Wynn Resorts didn't immediately say Friday in Las ...

Judge schedules hearing on whether to release report on Wynn

U.S. 11/19/18, 17:24

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 ...

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