Attorney paying ex-casino mogul Steve Wynn defamation claim

Published: May. 25, 2022 at 10:01 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has accepted an undisclosed financial settlement to end his federal defamation lawsuit against an attorney.

The attorney represented a dancer who she said accused Wynn of sexual harassment and retaliation.

Wynn’s lawyers on Tuesday gave The Associated Press a settlement document that included a statement from Los Angeles attorney Lisa Bloom.

Her statement retracted and withdrew claims she made in a news release in March 2018. The settlement amount was blacked out in the document.

A federal judge approved the agreement and dismissed the case Monday. Wynn is now 80 and lives in Florida. His statement declared the matter fully settled.

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