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Masks Return To Nevada Casinos With New Mandate From Governor

by Steve Schult | Published: Jul 29, '21

Masks are making a return to Las Vegas casinos. Earlier this week, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak reimposed a mask mandate for the Silver State that goes into effect Friday, July 30. The move comes as the Center for Disease Control changed its recommendation …

Las Vegas Casino Workers Forced To Wear Masks Again

by Steve Schult | Published: Jul 21, '21

Las Vegas casino employees will be wearing masks for at least the next several weeks. Initially, it was just a pair of Las Vegas casinos decided it would mandate its entire workforce must mask up. Late last week, the near-strip Westgate hotel and casino, …

New Jersey And Pennsylvania Casinos Resume Indoor Smoking

by Steve Schult | Published: Jul 13, '21

Gaming regulators in two of the largest casino markets in the country have lifted the last of their remaining COVID restrictions as gamblers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are able to smoke inside again. According to the Associated Press, the year-long …

WATCH: Massachusetts Casino Patrons Count Down The End Of COVID Restrictions

by Card Player News Team | Published: May 29, '21

Last Wednesday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted to remove all COVID-induced restrictions on its state’s casinos starting this weekend. Gamblers at the Encore Boston Harbor property celebrated the end of those restrictions the same way as most …

Massachusetts Casinos Likely Won't Reopen Poker Rooms Until 2022

by Steve Schult | Published: May 27, '21

Massachusetts gaming regulators are removing all COVID-19-induced restrictions on the Bay State’s gaming operators this weekend. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 4-0 to remove the remaining restrictions. According to a report from …

Masks Become Optional For Vaccinated Guests At Las Vegas Casinos

by Steve Schult | Published: May 17, '21

For vaccinated guests at Las Vegas casinos, masks are no longer mandatory. The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced Friday that it was removing the mask mandate that has been in place since the state’s casino market was reopened last July. The shift in …

New Jersey And Pennsylvania Casinos To Operate At Full Capacity Later This Month

by Steve Schult | Published: May 07, '21

Governors in Pennsylvania and New Jersey announced that they are removing capacity restrictions on many industries in their state later this month, including casinos. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that starting Memorial Day, the state’s 14 …

First Two Nevada Casinos Operate At Full Capacity

by Steve Schult | Published: May 03, '21

The pair of Wynn Resorts-owned casinos in Las Vegas became the first casinos in the state to operate at full capacity since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The Nevada Gaming Control Board will allow Wynn and Encore Las Vegas to begin operating at 100% …

Mississippi Gaming Commission Removes Mask Mandate In Casinos

by Steve Schult | Published: Apr 29, '21

The Mississippi Gaming Commission will end its mask mandate for both employees and patrons of its state’s casinos on Friday at 5 p.m. The move makes the state regulators one of the first to remove mask requirements in casinos. Governors of other states …

Las Vegas Casino Will Pay Its Employees To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine

by Steve Schult | Published: Apr 14, '21

A casino on the Las Vegas Strip will pay its employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine. According to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas could pay more than $1 million in cash bonuses to its employees that receive the …

 
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