County Commission Approves Table Top Gaming For Bars

Bar Tops Would Still Be Closed Off

Mitch Kelly
August 06, 2020 - 5:51 am
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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - The Clark County Commission on Wedmnesday took action that will allow gaming bars to get some of their action back during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Commission approved a resolution to allow taverns to use 7 stand-alone gaming machines instead of bar top machines on a temporary basis.

No more than 15 total gaming machines are allowed in any establishment.

Currently, bars that serve food can't have people sitting at the bar, while bars that don't serve food have been made to close altogether. Those bars were given the option to stay open and operate under a carry-out business model, but bar owners say if they couldn't have gaming it didn't make financial sense to stay open.