Just days after the Oct. 1 Strip massacre, a Nevada Supreme Court panel issued a decision that could sharpen questions about the adequacy of security at Mandalay Bay and increase its liability.
Serena Talledo and other Mandalay Bay employees say they were told this week that MGM Resorts International is reducing their schedules as a result of the company’s hardships in the aftermath of the Oct. 1 mass shooting.
Executives at MGM assembled quickly on news of the shooting on the night of Oct. 1, making sure that employees and guests had needed support. By 8 a.m. on Oct. 2, MGM coordinated with Clark County to bring about 40 counselors onto the Strip.
In a statement released late Tuesday, MGM Resorts International disputed Sheriff Joe Lombardo’s revised timeline of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
The windows used by the Las Vegas Strip gunman in Sunday night’s massacre have been covered.
In the shadow of the worst mass shooting in modern history, Las Vegas is hosting the world’s largest gaming convention with nearly 150 panels. But of the handful of speakers slated to address security concerns at the Global Gaming Expo this week, nearly all are focused on protecting casinos from dangers such as cyber threats, frivolous lawsuits and scams.
Station Casinos LLC said Monday that it committed $1 million to support those affected by the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Through the eyes of convicted murderer Jeremy Strohmeyer, it was all the casino industry’s fault that 7-year-old Sherrice Iverson was strangled to death in a Primm casino on May 25, 1977.