Nightclub Seller Sues Beach Resort Modern casino, Claims Superior Seeks Buyers for the Boardwalk Property

HQ2’s ex – co-owner previously had his long term contract terminated just after approaching Beach Resort Casino’s boss through sexual accusations made by employees

The owner of Water Resort Casino, one of the a couple of casino major resorts that showed doors around Atlantic Area this past summer, seems to have arrived at in although you may as a previous partner within the property’s HQ2 club will be suing your ex for scam and other wrongdoings .

For court documents filed December 6 with the New York Local Supreme Courts, Joseph Morrissey claimed which he was ousted from the ownership belonging to the beach- along with nightclub just after confronting Marine owner Generic Deifik in excess of sexual harassment allegations created by HQ2 hair and facial salon employees.

Mr.. Morrissey, among the list of major nightlife scene participants around the Country, was called by Mr. Deifik this past spring for you to assist in nurturing $10 huge number of for Ocean’s renovation. Mr.. Deifik paid for the property early on this year coming from its ex – owner, Florida developer Glenn Straub, had to have $200 zillion.

Mr. Morrissey was promised a one-off payment with $50, 000, if he / she agreed to ensure that the casino’s different owner lift above-mentioned wanted sum. Following his guidance, the nightlife guru ended up being offered an agreement, under which will he would predict the purpose of the club’s manager and also would have ‘… the non-assignable authority in addition to full power to take just about all action so to do everything else reasonably needed to perform the very obligations of manager… ‘

Mr. Morrissey was given a once a year salary connected with $200, 000 and a third of the club’s profits . In addition , he’d have received 49% of the earnings of a opportunity sale connected with HQ2.

Courtroom papers even more read that will Mr. Deifik entered in early June some mezzanine mortgage agreement utilizing JP Morgan as the lender, but Mr.. Morrissey’s deal was certainly not listed in this agreement .

Relationship Gone Sour

From the lawsuit, Mr.. Morrissey stated that his marriage with Mister. Deifik begun to sour after the former experienced the betting house owner with regards to sexual nuisance claims of club people.

According to court papers, a lady HQ2 workforce approached Mr. Morrissey indicating him that she and some of her female co-workers felt irritating with Mister. Deifik ‘routinely asking them to come begin to see the great viewpoint from their presidential place at the online casino . ‘ The female workforce further stated the club’s owner that will she ‘felt uncomfortable while using long as well as heavy hugs extended from the married Deifik. ‘

This girl recorded the visit to the presidential room on her smartphone and confirmed Mr. Morrissey the video in order to validate the fears. The woman said the woman and him / her co-workers ‘felt obligated take pleasure in and communicate with Mr. Deifik to become hired’ on the club.

Mr.. Morrissey challenged Mr. Deifik, saying that she made workforce feel miserable. To that, often the casino ceo responded simply by saying until this was her casino and he could provide for his area whoever he / she wanted.

The nightclub wizard said within the lawsuit that she felt ‘bullied and humiliated’ by Mr.. Deifik after trying to face him. Sticking with that relation, Mr. Morrissey was well informed that her contract was being terminated meant for cause although that he will continue his profession if the guy ‘agreed to give up his possession interest’ on the club and also ‘give way up his money sharing. ‘

According to court papers, Mister. Deifik had been seeking to terminate Mr. Morrissey contract for the reason that he failed to disclose which contract and then the latter’s possession interest in the nightclub from the loan deal. Mr. Morrissey said that ‘upon information along with belief’, Mr.. Deifik is seeking to sell Ocean Resort Casino and is trying to eliminate anyone with property interest who also could circumvent a potential sale of the real estate.

The individual is in the hunt for no less than $10 million for all counts to result in of action listed in the lawsuit.