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Steve Wynn wins round in legal fight with Nevada regulators

Posted at 7:23 AM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 17:20:05-05

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn won a battle in a legal fight about whether Nevada gambling regulators can fine him over allegations of workplace sexual misconduct even though he no longer is licensed or involved in the gambling industry.

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A Wynn attorney declined Monday to comment about a state court judge's finding that because Wynn has no ties to the casino business, the state Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board have no jurisdiction over him.

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The finding can be appealed to the state Supreme Court, and the Gaming Control Board says a decision about that will be made soon.