Terry Christensen, former board member of MGM Resorts, imprisoned in 2006 for his part in wire-tapping
MGM Resorts International is wanting to regain a fresh Jersey video gaming license for the first time since 2010, when it attempted to sell its stake in the Borgata and ceased operations in their state.
It offers been announced this week that the organization will pay a $225,000 settlement to nj-new Jersey regulators to resolve an issue that is decade-old to your shady dealings of its board members.
As well as serving on the MGM board for nine years, attorney Terry Christensen was a 40-year legal adviser and personal confidant to billionaire casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian, the business’s major shareholder.
Christensen was president of Tracinda, an investment that is private create by Kerkorian, in 1987, and he had also assisted set up MGM Grand Air and MGM Grand Corp.
However, in 2006 he had been indicted and charged, with celebrity private detective Anthony Pellicano, with bugging the phone of Lisa Bonder, Kerkorian’s ex-wife. Christensen received a prison that is three-year while Pellicano got 15 years.
However, the beef with the nj-new Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) appears to be that MGM continued to consult Christensen on a quantity of matters after his resignation from the business’s board and subsequent criminal conviction.
No one with a criminal conviction may be involved in the running of a casino under (suite…)