Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Resigns Amid Sex Misconduct Claims

The beleaguered businessman says that the negative publicity made it impossible for him to continue in his current roles.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigned Tuesday as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts amid sexual misconduct allegations. “In the last couple of weeks, I have found myself the focus of an avalanche of negative publicity,” Wynn said in a written statement Tuesday. “As I have reflected upon the environment this has created — one in which a rush to judgment takes precedence over everything else, including the facts — I have…

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