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Coronavirus: Cardrooms cry foul as California tribal casinos ignore Newsom’s pleas to shut down

Michael Cabanatuan July 17, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statewide shutdown of indoor entertainment venues in response to surging coronavirus cases — from restaurants and bars to movie theaters and even exhibits inside zoos — doesn’t include the state’s 62 tribal casinos, some of which have drawn huge crowds since reopening in the last month

California’s cardrooms, which are part of the shutdown order, have said the discrepancy is unfair and they’re calling on the governor to close the casinos as a public health hazard.

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