Coronavirus Spikes Force California, Florida Casinos To Close Again

  • Spike in coronavirus cases in California forces cardrooms to reclose for three weeks
  • Despite a rising infection rate, tribal casinos in Oklahoma, Arizona reopen
  • Churchill Downs closes casino to comply with Miami mayor’s emergency order

Recent spikes in confirmed coronavirus cases in California and Florida have forced authorities to order a second closure of casinos and cardrooms in an effort to reduce the number of new infections.

California Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, rolled back some reopenings and imposed tougher restrictions on some businesses, including cardrooms, in 22 of the state’s 58 counties.

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