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City of Hawaiian Gardens Reduces Budget for Years to Come as Gaming Returns

BY PARKER COLLINS HAWAIIAN GARDENS PUBLISHED 11:42 AM ET OCT. 13, 2020

HAWAIIAN GARDENS, Calif. — Card clubs are open in Los Angeles County for outdoor gaming, which is great news for at least one city government.
The Gardens Casino used to be open 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Now they open at 9 a.m. and close at 2 a.m. every day for a deep clean.
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What You Need To Know
• Card clubs are open in L.A. County for outdoor gaming

• After cutting nearly three-quarters of its staff, the Gardens Casino has 45 tables up and running

• Hawaiian Gardens gets more than 70 percent of its revenue from the Gardens Casino and lost nearly $9 million during the months gaming stopped

• City manager Ernie Hernandez says they’ve cut about 40 percent of the city’s workforce and are working on a three-year plan moving forward with a new, reduced budget

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