With Las Vegas largely at a standstill over fears of the new coronavirus, the real estate market is bound to take a hit. But for now, construction is still chugging along.
As National Problem Gambling Awareness Month comes to a close, responsible gaming advocates are fearful that the nation’s casino closures could lead to other problems.
Three Las Vegas area gig economy workers are just some of thousands finding financial lifelines in different places, including Friday’s passage of the $2 trillion stimulus bill.
The Amalgamated Transit Union is calling for tighter safety restrictions as they have reports of bus operators, van drivers, cleaners and mechanics being potentially exposed to the novel coronavirus during the course of their daily work.
The county’s Business License Department has issued emergency suspensions to five liquor establishments, two smoke shops and two car washes through March 25, the county said.
Most Las Vegas casino operators said Friday the $2 trillion stimulus bill provides needed relief for the battered hospitality industry.
Tesla is winding down “non-essential operations” at its Gigafactory battery production plant in Storey County, reducing on-site staff by about 75 percent in compliance with the COVID-19-related state directive on business closings.
Evictions are not supposed to be happening right now. But weekly renters are still being served eviction notices, or kicked out, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“A virus didn’t close my restaurant, the government did,” local restaurateur Cory Harwell says of a similar claim he’s made with his insurance company.
In a bid to survive the financial turmoil of the coronavirus shutdown affecting 41 properties, Penn National Gaming will furlough 26,000 employees nationwide.