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MGM Resorts to lay off 18,000 furloughed U.S. employees

MGM Resorts to lay off 18,000 furloughed U.S. employees

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 28th, 2020
Casino operator MGM Resorts International (MGM.N) informed its staff on Friday it would lay off 18,000 furloughed employees in the United States as the coronavirus-induced travel curbs hurt its operations.
MGM Resorts Revenue Falls 91%

MGM Resorts Revenue Falls 91%

By: Katherine Sayre
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
MGM Resorts International posted a 91% decline in quarterly revenue, the latest casino operator to reveal the continuing financial blow of pandemic shutdowns and curtailed global travel on the gambling industry.
Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

By: Contessa Brewer
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Nevada gaming regulators have updated rules to require players to wear masks at gaming tables where there are no plexiglass partitions. But the regulators stopped short of mandating masks for all visitors inside a casino or for slot players. Coronavirus cases in Clark County, where Las Vegas is located, have risen, with a record daily number of new cases Tuesday.