Latest Steve Wynn News

Since Weinstein: The growing list of the accused

May. 25, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The publication of allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sparked a national reckoning. Since October, scores of men in entertainment, politics, media, and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced sexual misconduct to...

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

May. 25, 2018 3:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station Friday facing rape and criminal sex act charges, a searing...

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

May. 24, 2018 11:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein to come...

Wynn completes $68 million pollution cleanup at casino site

May. 17, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

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...

Wynn Resorts points to changes after founder's resignation

May. 16, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

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. Shareholders gathered in Las Vegas for the company's annual meeting learned of the many...

Wynn Resorts female directors address policies after scandal

May. 15, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

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. The directors, three of...

Regulators agree to remove Steve Wynn from casino license

May. 7, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

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...

Casino workers want sex harassment policy to include guests

May. 3, 2018 9:58 PM EDT

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. The Nevada Gaming Control Board heard input on its proposal that spells out several requirements for...

Wynn sues ex-salon chief quoted in sexual conduct stories

Apr. 30, 2018 7:50 PM EDT

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 accuses defendant Jorgen Nielsen of malice for quotes reported by the Wall Street Journal and...

Wynn Resorts removing Steve Wynn's name from new casino

Apr. 27, 2018 2:48 PM EDT

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...