Lights Out In Las Vegas Over Coronavirus Outbreak

  • Governor orders unprecedented closure of Nevada’s casinos for 30 days
  • West Virginia, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri also shutter casinos
  • MGM CEO asks President Trump for federal relief

Every gaming device in the state of Nevada must have been turned off by midnight on Tuesday, as Governor Steve Sisolak announced a 30-day state-wide closure of non-essential businesses.

The order from Sisolak Tuesday night follows similar moves made by more than a dozen other governors to close casinos as states have moved quickly to mitigate the risk of exposure to employees and guests from the coronavirus.

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