One of the board members at Wynn Resorts has let it rip that Elaine Wynn is partly to blame for not speaking out about her Ex-Husband’s sexual misconduct. Speaking to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) earlier this week, Patricia Mulroy who only joined the resorts as one of the board members in 2015 was regretful that she didn’t speak up. In her statement, she was resigned to admitting that the ex-wife to casino mogul and founder Steve Wynn was also responsible for the coverup.
Steve Wynn’s Sexual Misconduct Investigation
Steve has been in the cross-hairs of MGC for a long time now, with several scandals being associated with his name being investigated. Not the least is his 2008 sexual misconduct charge to an employee of the resort. This led to pressure to see him resign from his seat on the Wynn Resort board. The Nevada gaming regulators conducted a series of investigations. What seemed like an unsavoury business culture at Wynn saw countless of alleged sexual misconduct claims by employees go unheard. Subsequently, Wynn Resort was fined a record $20 million for turning a blind eye to at least seven sexual misconduct charges levied at Steve Wynn.
Elaine’s Testimony Before MGC
In all of this, the board members were found to have been aware of all of Steve Wynn’s wrongdoings. Despite this knowledge, they ultimately chose not to take any action on the founder. Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of the disgraced casino tycoon was summoned by the MGC. She is to testify on whether she was aware of Steve Wynn’s misconduct when applying for the Boston casino license. It is on this basis that Mulroy reckons that the former Misses Wynn should bare some of the blame. She feels that she knowingly concealed her ex-husband’s sexual misconduct. The MGC has made sure that Wynn does not have any control over the day-to-day running with Wynn Resort. However, Elaine remains the majority shareholder.
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