Wynn Resorts Denies Gattineri’s Claims, Files Countersuit

By Josh Resnek 

Several weeks back we reported Anthony Gattineri’s allegation that he was promised an extra $18 million by Wynn Resorts Rob DeSalvio in exchange for Gattineri’s approval of the Everett land deal where the casino is located, of which he was a part when the casino project was just getting underway.

He claimed he and DeSalvio shook hands on the deal.

Without that handshake, Gattineri asserts, the land deal for the casino would never have happened.

Continue reading Wynn Resorts Denies Gattineri’s Claims, Files Countersuit

Mohegan Lawsuit Advances; Wynn Pays No Heed to It

 

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Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria

By Josh Resnek

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts allowed a lawsuit by Mohegan Sun against Wynn Resorts to proceed last Friday. The highest court in Massachusetts ruled that the lawsuit should return to a lower court for a decision.

But this might not mean much according to those familiar with the legal case. In addition, the judge handling the case in the Superior Court is believed to have very little interest in the case.

Some direct players in this casino game on the other side of the Wynn deal with the Gaming Commission and the city of Everett remain hopeful this could blow the cover off a flawed and favored Wynn suitability decision.

“Everyone knows about the gangster in the land deal and of Gaming Commission Chairman Steven Crosby’s relationship with one of the owners of the land. The land deal was corrupt. How it went down was corrupt,” said a source familiar with the case who wished to remain unnamed. Continue reading Mohegan Lawsuit Advances; Wynn Pays No Heed to It

Gaming Commission Mum on Suitability Investigation

Wynn Resorts Hanging On By a Thread; Reports Persist About a Possible Sale

The more time passes, the greater the belief rises that Wynn Resorts will not be the owner and licensee of the resort now being built in Everett.

With each passing day and no response yet from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission about the fate of the issue, interest rises in the final outcome – of when the Gaming Commission will act, and what exactly it will do. Continue reading Gaming Commission Mum on Suitability Investigation

Wynn Timeline

JAN. 26: The Wall Street Journal publishes allegations of harassment and rape

The Wall Street Journal publishes disturbing — and at times graphic — allegations of Wynn’s sexual misconduct against Wynn Resorts employees over decades. Accusations include sexual harassment, coercion, indecent exposure and an alleged sexual assault case that he paid $7.5 million to settle. Many of the allegations were made by salon and spa employees at the Wynn Las Vegas, the luxury resort where Wynn primarily resides. Continue reading Wynn Timeline

The Casino Saga: Wynn Supposedly Selling His Company

Two Major Players Emerging to Buy It

By Josh Resnek

Defrocked casino magnate Steve Wynn is apparently in negotiations with two major casino owners to sell the company he founded and brought to prominence in the past two decades. Continue reading The Casino Saga: Wynn Supposedly Selling His Company