The Venetian, Caesars Palace Could Temporarily Shutter as Some Nevada Businesses Disregard Mask Rule

  • Venetian denies reports of closing down as they tweeted, “This social media rumour concerning a planned closure of the resort is false.”
  • Nevada Gaming Control Board made it mandatory for players to wear face masks at table games that do not have a physical barrier. 
  • Before the July 4 weekend, only 49% of businesses were complying with the Governor’s facial covering rule. 
  • As of last Friday, 576 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Clark County.  

News has been circulating that some Las Vegas casinos might shut down their doors.

Vital Vegas mentions, “We hear some Las Vegas casinos could close temporarily due to COVID-19 concerns.”

“A reliable source believes Venetian has plans to close, yet again, following the July 4 weekend.”

So far Venetian denied reports of closing down as they tweeted, “This social media rumour concerning a planned closure of the resort is false.”

On the other hand, rumours about Caesars Palace closing temporarily have not been denied. 

“We’ve also heard frontline staggers at Caesars Palace have relayed to guests the resort will temporarily close down following the long weekend,” Vital Vegas.

Nevada Gaming Control Board obligees players to wear face masks

Nevada Gaming Control Board made it mandatory for players to wear face masks at table games that do not have a physical barrier. 

Before the July 4 weekend, only 49% of businesses were complying with the Governor’s facial covering rule. 

Governor Sisolak mentions that “If these concerning reports on non-compliance continue, I will not hesitate to take swift and decisive actions next week directed at targets industries or areas that are experiencing concerning COVID-19 trends and non-compliance.”

Businesses that do not comply with the Governor’s order will have to pay a fine of up to $134,940.

To put things into perspective, as of last Friday, 576 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Clark County. 

The Culinary Workers Union files a lawsuit against Las Vegas resorts

The Culinary Workers Union is filing a lawsuit against Las Vegas resorts for partially reopening without ensuring enough protection for their employees. 

The Union Wrote in a statement, “The Culinary Union is suing these companies for injunctive relief under the Labor-Management Relations Act based on the hazardous working conditions that workers face.


They also added, “The companies failed to properly warn workers, disinfect and quarantine when a worker or their co-worker tests positive for COVID-19.”


The Culinary Workers Union intends to file the lawsuit this Monday after one union member died last Friday from COVID-19. According to this person’s family, he caught the virus while working.

The Union continues to demand safety for all hospitality and gaming workers in Nevada.

The Union has demanded, “Regular COVID-19 testing and personal protective equipment for all employees, enforcement of social distancing guidelines, for resorts to publish their mitigation plans, and for all resort guests to be required to wear masks.

I'm Adam Shaw, Senior Editor and one of the first members at VegasSlots. I'm a massive football sports fan but also love casinos and occasional trips to Las Vegas. Gaming runs in the family

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