(John Smith of Las Vegas Review-Journal) – If you’ve watched casino king Steve Wynn for long, you know he’s not easily deterred.
He’s turned high risk into higher reward by building gaming resorts in Las Vegas and far-off Macau and has billions to show for it.
Wynn has also gained a reputation as a thin-skinned bully. He’s particularly sensitive these days about an ongoing anti-corruption investigation of Macau casinos by the Chinese government, the officials for whom he had such high praise only a few years ago.
After watching his attempt to punish stock analyst James Chanos over critical comments about the scandalous Macau casino market get laughed out of a California courtroom, Wynn is now busy attempting to slash Nevada’s fledgling law designed to protect the press and public against the sort of frivolous litigation some billionaires use for sport.
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