Latest Steve Wynn News

Democrats avoid abuse allegations against party leader

Aug. 15, 2018 7:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Democratic Party insisted Wednesday that allegations of domestic abuse against his second-in-command would not hurt his party ahead of this fall's midterm elections. Yet four days after the first public accusation of physical and emotional abuse emerged against Minnesota...

Wynn accuser makes extraordinary claims in court filings

Aug. 15, 2018 4:45 PM EDT

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...

Wynn Resorts adds former Deutsche Bank CEO to board

Aug. 7, 2018 7:39 PM EDT

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...

Former CEO of Harrah's to become Wynn's board chairman

Aug. 6, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

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. The appointment of industry veteran...

The Latest: Wynn Resorts' probe into founder's behavior done

Aug. 6, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on actions taken by the board of directors of casino operator Wynn Resorts (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Casino operator Wynn Resorts says an internal committee has finished its investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against company founder Steve Wynn. In a...

Worries of violence accompany 2020 GOP convention choice

Jul. 20, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte, the North Carolina city selected for the 2020 Republican national Convention, has a history of diversity and inclusiveness that has sometimes been difficult to achieve. The Democratic-leaning city was chosen over Las Vegas at the summer meeting of the GOP's national...

Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

Jul. 20, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrates being chosen Friday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, an undercurrent of concern about the potential for violence runs through the Democratic-leaning city. The GOP's national committee selected North Carolina's largest city over...

Top lawyer for Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts to step down

Jul. 6, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

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...