L.A. jury awards casino mogul Steve Wynn $20 mln in slander suit

LOS ANGELES, Sept 10 Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:16pm EDT

LOS ANGELES, Sept 10 (Reuters) - A jury awarded casino mogul Steve Wynn $20 million in damages on Monday in his defamation suit against Joe Francis, creator of the "Girls Gone Wild" video series, who Wynn accused of slander for claiming the billionaire hotel owner wanted him killed.