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Former Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Sues to Stop Sexual Misconduct Report

Steve Wynn has denied the sexual misconduct allegations against him

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    Former Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Sues to Stop Sexual Misconduct Report
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    FILE - This March 15, 2016 file photo shows casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass. Massachusetts gambling regulators are holding a special meeting to discuss sexual misconduct allegations against casino magnate Wynn, whose company is building a $2.4 billion casino outside Boston. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will receive an update on an investigation on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a lawsuit to stop the public release of an investigative report involving alleged sexual misconduct.

    The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Thursday that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's probe began in January.

    It was spurred by media reports that Wynn allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with female employees when he was a company executive.

    Wynn resigned as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts in February and the company renamed its casino from Wynn Boston Harbor to Encore Boston Harbor after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against him.

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    Wynn has denied the allegations.

    The suit was filed Wednesday in Nevada's Clark County District Court.

    It says the commission's report contains or relies on Wynn's attorney-client privileged communications.

    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission said it would fight the lawsuit.

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