LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Nevada Gaming Control Board says Steve Wynn has brought "discredit" upon the state and its gaming industry, according to a complaint filed in court Monday.
The complaint, that will go before the Nevada Gaming Commission, goes on to say that Wynn is "unsuitable to be associated with a gaming enterprise or the gaming industry as a whole."
Wynn was accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of employees; accusations that he denies.
When some of Mr. Wynn's alleged misconduct became public in 2018, it resulted in negative reporting that was widely disseminated in media outlets around the world. The negative reporting and they underlying conduct harmed Nevada's reputation and the gaming industry.
This is just the latest development in the fallout stemming from those accusations.
Steve Wynn has resigned from his role as CEO. The company was forced to pay a $20 million fine for failing to properly investigate the claims of harassment. And back in April of this year, Wynn Resorts asked that he, the co-founder of the company, be banned from all its properties.
Besides declaring Wynn unfit to hold a license, the complaint also asks that he be fined for each of the five gaming regulation violations.
The complaint also notes that Wynn failed to appear before the board fora hearing held last month.