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Former Wynn Resorts CEO May Face Trial in Foreign Lobbying Case

Sept. 27, 2022, 7:07 PM

Former Wynn Resorts Ltd. Chief Executive officer Stephen Wynn may face trial in a lawsuit brought by the government to compel him to register as a Chinese lobbyist.

The parties are unlikely to reach a settlement, according to a Tuesday filing in US District Court in Washington.

The government sued Wynn in May to compel him to register as a Chinese agent. Wynn has argued he wasn’t lobbying when he told the Trump administration that China wanted the US to extradite Guo Wengui, an exile who criticized the Chinese government. The government’s civil case marks the first Foreign Agents ...