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Coronavirus reopening plan deals Las Vegas casinos a losing hand 'Never write Vegas off'

Jonathan Garber May 4, 2020

Las Vegas casinos will get hit with a “double whammy” of lower revenue and higher promotional spending as they alter their businesses to deal with the realities of COVID-19, according to one Wall Street analyst.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Saturday that when casinos reopen they must limit occupancy to no more than 50 percent and reduce the number of gaming machines on the casino floor and betting positions per table in order to ensure proper social distancing between patrons. The plans will also make certain proper cleaning and disinfectant procedures are followed.

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