Anthony Cabot In The News

Profile: Anthony Cabot

May 13, 2020
The Venetian Las Vegas resort now plans to reopen next month with proper care to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The Las Vegas Sands property has not yet found a specific date on which to resume operations. "Although a day for reopening has not been set, we are working hard to be as prepared as possible for the day when we will receive our guests," says the company in a recent statement.
May 11, 2020
The shuttered Venetian Las Vegas resort is now planning to open sometime next month with appropriate safeguards to curb the spread of coronavirus. The Las Vegas Sands Corp. property has yet to identify a specific date when it will resume operations.
May 11, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has certainly been unprecedented in many ways—socially, economically, and legally. Tony Cabot is one of the deans of the gaming law field, having been active through many various developments in the discipline down through the years. Now, as a distinguished fellow of gaming law at the Boyd Law School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Cabot is thinking about how the casinos will reopen, what are and should the stipulations be, what is the role of the regulator, and what will be the long term legal impact of the pandemic.
May 6, 2020
The SafePlay UV partitions were developed by Las Vegas-based Smith Rosen. The company manufactures products that mitigate exposure to airborne contaminants in casinos.
May 1, 2020
MGM Resorts International streamlined top management at its properties Friday. The news came on the heels of Gov. Steve Sisolak announcing that Nevada casinos will not be among the first businesses to reopen in the state, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep gaming properties closed.
April 13, 2020
During a Tuesday morning meeting, the authority is planning to reduce the current fiscal year’s budget by $79 million, a LVCVA spokeswoman confirmed to Casino.org. More reductions are possible in the next fiscal year’s spending plan, the spokeswoman adds.
March 30, 2020
The threat of violence, already displayed in a local demonstration recalling the brutal death of George Floyd could discourage some guests from heading to Las Vegas casinos when they start to reopen on Thursday, national gaming experts warn.
March 25, 2020
On the low end, Penn National Gaming is burning through $6.4 million daily having just 5.2 months before running out of cash, the report said.