03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Journo Files For Bankruptcy After Being Sued By Resort Mogul

John L. Smith, the Review-Journal's most widely read columnist, has filed for bankruptcy after a two-year legal battle with Sheldon Adelson, owner of The Venetian resort.

Adelson is suing Smith and his book publisher, Barricade Books, and alleging libel based upon Smith's 2005 book "Sharks in the Desert: The Founding Fathers and Current Kings of Las Vegas." The Review-Journal was not named in the lawsuit.

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