Disinfected Dice: Las Vegas Casinos Getting Ready To Roll
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders and blackjack dealers wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere. Yes, dice will roll, cards will be dealt and slot machines will beckon.
But poker rooms? Closed.
Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak hasn't set a restart date, but could at any time. Resort owners have submitted health and safety rules to regulators in anticipation of an end to the shutdown.
Final regulatory review is scheduled Tuesday. Many properties have aimed for a June 1 restart.