A Nevada man was reportedly ordered to wear a face mask in public and banned from casinos, after he was arrested on Saturday for trespassing at a casino when he refused to wear a mask or leave the property.
Las Vegas continues to reopen with The Bellagio and Caesars Palace poker rooms opening today for the first time in three months.
"I don't think you're going to find a safer place to come than Las Vegas by June 4," Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said on Tuesday.
Restaurants and drive-in movie theatres are allowed to reopen in Las Vegas today, with casinos hoping to reopen by Memorial Day.
The gambling regulator in the state says there should be limits on people in casinos, and how many can gather around a table.
Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox told President Donald Trump during a Wednesday roundtable event that he hoped casinos on the Las Vegas strip would be reopened by May 25.
Around 350,000 Nevada residents have filed for unemployment benefits since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, doubling jobless numbers seen during the Great Recession and setting an all-time state record.
Caught between being stuck at home and closed casinos, addicted gamblers may view the $1,200 stimulus check as a windfall to bet online.
"My ultimate goal here is to come together as Nevadans to save lives," Governor Sisolak said. "We don't have time to waste."
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Former casino boss Steve Wynn has claimed that he is immune from punishment for alleged sexual harassment, because he is no longer in the gaming industry or legally tied to the company that bears his name.
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