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Latest Lawsuit Claims Steve Wynn Pressured Salon Employees to Make Video Denying Assault

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In the days following the Steve Wynn sexual harassment media bombshell, the billionaire allegedly met with certain employees and demanded that they deny the claims in a video recording. A lawsuit filed this week claims the casino mogul and Wynn Resorts founder met with salon employees on or around January 31, which was less than…Read More

Tourists Warned of Bali Card Game Scam After Man Loses Life Savings

Tourists visiting Bali have been urged to beware of confidence tricksters bearing decks of cards, after one man lost his life savings after being duped into believing he held an unbeatable hand in a bogus high-stakes card game. The man, a 66-year-old from Perth in Western Australia, was suckered into parting with $200,000, having been…Read More

Galaxy Entertainment Accused of Forcing Older Workers to ‘Voluntarily’ Retire

Galaxy Entertainment Macau workers

A Macau labor union says Galaxy Entertainment, one of six licensed casino operators in the enclave, is forcing certain older workers into retirement when they reach the age of 60. Late last week, the New Macau Gaming Staff Rights Association submitted a petition with the Special Administrative Region’s Labor Affairs Bureau that claims Galaxy has…Read More

Boxer Canelo Alvarez Tests Drug-Positive Ahead of GGG Rematch, Blames Mexican Meat

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Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez has tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol, a drug that’s used in some countries to help clear breathing disorders, by working as a bronchial dilator and decongestant. As a sympathomimetic drug, which typically are compounds that stimulate the nervous system and produce adrenaline, clenbuterol is often used illegally by athletes as a…Read More

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Restitution Payments Starting to Go Out, But Will It Be Enough for Survivors and Orphans?

Las Vegas shooting fund victims

Money raised for the Las Vegas shooting victims of October 1, 2017 is finally being allocated, more than five months after the fundraising was initiated. Much of the money being directed to decedents’ families and injured survivors is coming from the gaming industry, which collectively donated $17.7 million to the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund and…Read More

Crown Resorts Faces Regulatory Disciplinary Proceedings Over Slot Machine Tampering

Andrew Wilkie welcomes disciplinary proceedings against Crown Resorts

Australia’s Crown Resorts is in hot water over allegations that it deliberately limited the gambling options on some of its slot machines at its flagship Crown Melbourne Casino by “blanking” buttons, rendering them unusable by patrons. State regulator the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) confirmed on Monday that it had commenced disciplinary…Read More

Steve Wynn Cannot Sell Shares in Wynn Resorts, Says Nevada Judge

Steve and Elaine Wynn

Steve Wynn may not be able sell off his stock in Wynn Resorts even if regulators demand he must in order to safeguard the casino group’s gambling licenses. On Friday, a Nevada judge denied Wynn’s motion to void a shareholder agreement drawn up between the casino mogul and his ex-wife, Elaine Wynn, as part of…Read More

Steve Wynn Scandal Spurs Nevada Gaming Regulator to Review Licensee Workplace Sexual Harassment Standards

Nevada Gaming Review Board Chairwoman Becky Harris

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) is sharpening its guidelines to more effectively combat sexual harassment in the workplace within the state’s casino sector. The move comes as lawsuits pile up against former CEO of Wynn Resorts Steve Wynn, who’s been accused of decades-long sexual harassment of his own casino resort female employees, as well…Read More

Wynn Boston Harbor Rebranding Call from Massachusetts AG, Also Questions Casino’s Gaming License Suitability

Wynn Boston Harbor name

The Wynn Boston Harbor casino resort project should lose the name of the company’s disgraced billionaire founder in the wake of the numerous sexual harassment and assault allegations being made against him. What’s in a Name? That’s the viewpoint of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who this week demanded the casino resort be rebranded, and…Read More

Steve Wynn Hit with Multi-Point Civil Suit from Former Massage Therapist, Allegations Reinforce Those of Other Reported Past Misconduct

Steve Wynn lawsuit

Steve Wynn is facing a civil lawsuit from his former massage therapist that lists a litany of complaints, including assault, battery, breach of contract, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and civil conspiracy. The suit is noted as being for “general and punitive damages in excess of $50,000, and attorneys fees and costs.” According…Read More

Bellagio Lobster Tail Heist Chef in Hot Water After Pinching Pricey Crustaceans

Bellagio robbery lobster tails

Lobster tails are considered a delicacy, and an expensive one. But what Alex Hernandez, 49, a chef at the chichi Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip, was thinking when he reportedly made the decision this week to take home 25 of the expensive tails crammed into a backpack is hard to imagine. Spotted by the…Read More

Las Vegas Shooting Motive Remains a Mystery, as Newly Released Search Warrants Reveal Few New Details

Las Vegas shooting motive

It’s been 150 days since the Las Vegas shooting took the lives of 58 victims, and yet there’s still no motive as to what drove gunman Stephen Paddock. Newly released FBI search warrant records reveal few details, despite the roughly 500-page disclosure. A federal judge had ordered that non-confidential investigate documents be released, as requested…Read More

Judge Dismisses Casino Owner’s Claim in $3 Million High-Stakes Poker Feud

Leon Tsoukernik case against Jason Kirk dismissed

A Czech casino owner who lost $3 million in a drunken heads-up match to Australian high-stakes poker player Matthew Kirk had his claim thrown out by a Nevada judge on Tuesday. Facing a lawsuit from Kirk, Leon Tsoukernik countersued claiming the Aria Las Vegas had conspired with Kirk to ply him with booze and take…Read More

More Steve Wynn Rape and Paternity Rumors Surface, as New Police Reports Recount Decades-Old Allegations

Steve Wynn accused of rape

A Chicago woman has now claimed in a recent police report that Steve Wynn raped her several times in the 1970s, and that she subsequently allegedly gave birth to his daughter in a gas station restroom. That report was made public for the first time on Tuesday, after being obtained by the Associated Press, adding…Read More

Investor Concern over Vegas Sports Betting Mutual Fund ‘Radio Silence’

Sports betting mutual funds

Investors in one of Nevada’s first ever sports betting mutual funds are becoming increasingly concerned about their money, according to a report by the Las Vegas Review-Journal this week. They say that Reno-based Matt Stuart of Bettor Investments has gone AWOL with their cash and refuses to answer their correspondence. Sports betting mutual funds were…Read More