The Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut has dropped its lawsuit against Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk relating to an alleged $900,000 gambling debt. The plaintiff claimed that the pharmaceutical billionaire and NHL team owner had $900,000 in unpaid casino markers from his visit to the casino resort over St. Patricks Day weekend in 2017.
it is unclear if there was ultimately a settlement between the parties
The Mohegan Sun filed the lawsuit in June 2019 in the New London Superior Court. Melnyk fought the case and it is unclear if there was ultimately a settlement between the parties or if Mohegan Sun decided to withdraw the lawsuit on Friday for another reason. Neither side commented on the issue on Tuesday.