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What Is Vegas Like During Coronavirus?

Old May 18, 20, 8:16 am
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Originally Posted by Boraxo View Post
No pools, no restaurants, no gyms = no dice for me.
Restaurants in casinos are actually already allowed to be reopened as part of Nevada's Phase 1; the Gaming Control Board ultimately still has jurisdiction but stated last week that they will place no additional restrictions on casino restaurants. Whether it is a logistical impossibility to reopen a casino restaurant while the casino remains closed is a different question, of course.
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Old May 18, 20, 1:37 pm
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Originally Posted by gengar View Post
Restaurants in casinos are actually already allowed to be reopened as part of Nevada's Phase 1; the Gaming Control Board ultimately still has jurisdiction but stated last week that they will place no additional restrictions on casino restaurants. Whether it is a logistical impossibility to reopen a casino restaurant while the casino remains closed is a different question, of course.
I recollect reading that as long as you didn't have to enter the "casino gaming" area to enter a restaurant it could open.
So Michael Mina (Bellagio) is in the Conservatory could open, while LeCirque (a few feet into the casino) couldn't open.
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Old May 19, 20, 1:09 am
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Originally Posted by nrr View Post
I recollect reading that as long as you didn't have to enter the "casino gaming" area to enter a restaurant it could open.
So Michael Mina (Bellagio) is in the Conservatory could open, while LeCirque (a few feet into the casino) couldn't open.
The Gaming Control Board makes a distinction between the walkways through gaming areas (where people under the age of 21 are allowed to walk, but not loiter) and the actual gaming areas (where those under 21 aren't allowed at all). Casinos get to determine where these areas are (subject to NGCB approval, of course) and there are often maps at the entrances to the properties clearly delineating these areas. The walkway that goes by Le Cirque (which also passes by Yellowtail, Lago, and now Mayfair) is certainly one of these walkways through gaming areas. I would think it'd be odd if the NGCB made a distinction between those and fully public areas, especially if the gaming areas are closed anyway.

The logistics are still the greater issue. I doubt the giant Strip casinos are going to staff security, maintenance/upkeep staff, open parking garages, etc. just to allow restaurants to open at 50% capacity (the current state Phase 1 limit); quite frankly, many of the restaurants themselves won't want to be open because they won't be able to make money at a restricted 50%.

I think I saw news reports that there are a few restaurants at off-Strip casinos that are directly accessible from outside the casino that want to open, but presumably there are still logistics issues as the casino would still have to up security/staffing numbers even if just for liability concerns.
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Old May 19, 20, 12:42 pm
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Originally Posted by nnn View Post
Curious what hotel and what timeframe? The Wynn opening guidelines posted in the other thread suggest that pools will be open but with chairs spaced apart.
It was Caesars but I don't know the time frame. I suspect things are changing daily as they figure it out.
I have been to the Caesars pool many times and it is always a mob scene. It is fun but unless they only allow a few people in the pool area at a time, I don't imagine any distancing. Maybe they will require pool reservations.
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Old May 21, 20, 10:39 am
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https://www.reviewjournal.com/entert...rties-2032943/

Station Casinos will be reopening restaurants at three of its casinos (Green Valley Ranch, Red Rock, and Santa Fe Station) next week.
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Old May 22, 20, 2:17 pm
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Interesting:

https://www.reviewjournal.com/entert...ay-29-2033739/

Wynn Las Vegas announced Friday that its Allegro, Jardin, Lakeside, Mizumi and SW Steakhouse restaurants will open their doors May 29.
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Originally Posted by Boraxo View Post
No pools, no restaurants, no gyms = no dice for me. I'm not sure most of the LA weekend crowd is going to be interested either. Maybe you'll get some hardcore gamblers flying in, but the native american casinos are a lot closer...
And no resort fees.
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