THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, March 1, 2019 Page 19 GAMING | FROM PAGE 1 tive publicity,” he said in a written statement. “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 reached the conclusion I cannot continue to be effective in my current roles.” Therefore, Matthew Maddox, who had been president of Wynn Resorts since 2013, was chosen as the company’s new CEO. The commission’s investigation focused on reassessing the “casino operator’s suitability to run a casino in the state” and “whether Wynn Resorts’ executive leadership was aware of these allegations against the former CEO at the time that the casino operator submitted its bid to build the Everett casino.” However, Wynn claimed that his former company had furnished the commission with documents that were protected under the attorney-client privilege. Therefore, the lawsuit also included Wynn Resorts and the commission’s lead investigator, Karen Wells, as defendants. ~ HELP WANTED ~ Ring in the New Year with a New Career! * SALESPEOPLE * PARTS COUNTER * SERVICE TECHNICIANS * SERVICE COUNTER Earn Top Pay, Commissions and Benefits! Email your resume today: Tony@parkwaycycle.com EOE

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