Gamblers, keep your fingers crossed: Las Vegas casinos are slotted to reopen June 4 after shutting down nearly three months ago because of the coronavirus.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak settled on the date after the number of COVID-19 infections — both confirmed cases and hospitalizations — have continued to drop since he lifted restrictions on a handful of businesses nearly two weeks ago, NBC News reported.
Sisolak expects to give more details about the next phase of the reopening Tuesday, provided the number of infections keeps dropping through the Memorial Day weekend.
Also Tuesday, state gambling regulators will meet will consider reopening plans that must be submitted by each casino; the Gaming Control Board needs to sign off on a casino’s blueprint at least seven days before guests can walk through the door.
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