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UNLV researcher Marta Soligo on the impact of the coronavirus on tourism and why it matters.
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International Gaming Institute In The News
As the casinos on the Las Vegas strip remain dark and anxiously prepare to reopen, a tiny new start-up company comprised of out of work, fretful, quarantined, designers, engineers, and entertainers have become the first company in the world to successfully introduce to market a proven, proactive technology engineered specifically to mitigate the proliferation of virus and bacteria in a casino environment.
Some Valley casinos will open their doors for the first time in almost two months starting Friday.
Casino capacity would be cut in half, gamblers would keep their distance at slot and table games and surfaces would be cleaned frequently when casinos reopen under new guidelines approved Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Commission.
Former Las Vegas mayor and Caesars Entertainment board member Jan Jones Blackhurst said the region’s casino industry won’t return to normal from the COVID-19 shutdown until the end of 2022 and warned that the city’s hospitality industry must revert back to its value roots by eliminating resort and parking fees.
Several casino operators on the Las Vegas Strip have outlined the precautions they will take once they reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Several Las Vegas Strip casino operators have outlined the precautions they will take once they reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.