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In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 photo, Juan Santos stocks shelves at the Presidente Supermarket in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami. The U.S. government is set to issue its latest report on the layoffs that have left millions unemployed but have steadily slowed as many businesses have begun to reopen and to rehire some laid-off workers. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Associated Press
June 04, 2020 - 7:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that many employers are still cutting jobs even as the gradual reopening of businesses has slowed the pace of layoffs. The total number of people who are receiving jobless aid rose slightly to 21...
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Red Rock Casino floor on 6-4-20
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Associated Press
June 04, 2020 - 6:43 am
The casino coronavirus closure is ending, with cards to be dealt, dice to roll and slot jackpots to win again starting Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.
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FILE - In this May 21, 2020, file photo, a worker looks over an electronic slot machine as chairs have been removed from some machines to maintain social distancing between players at a closed Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Cards will be cut, dice will roll and jackpots jingle when casinos in Las Vegas and Nevada begin reopening at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, June 4. There will be big splashes, even amid ongoing unrest, and big hopes for recovery from an unprecedented and expensive closure prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Associated Press
June 03, 2020 - 3:07 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After 78 days of historic quiet, cards will be cut, dice will roll and jackpots can jingle again 12:01 a.m. Thursday at casinos in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. There will be big splashes — even amid ongoing protests over the death of a man in police custody in Minnesota — and...
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Mesquite Gaming pic from their Twitter page
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Mitch Kelly
June 03, 2020 - 7:15 am
Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, will re-open both properties to all guests on Thursday, June 4th 2 a.m.
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Mitch Kelly
June 03, 2020 - 6:13 am
After being forced to shut down for more than two months in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Nevada casinos can turn on the machines and set the tables beginning tomorrow morning at 12:01.
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FILE - In this April 30, 2020 file photo, a man writes information in front of Illinois Department of Employment Security in Chicago. U.S. businesses cut an unprecedented 20.2 million jobs in April, an epic collapse with coronavirus outbreak closing the offices, factories, schools, construction sites and stores that propel the U.S. economy. The Wednesday, May 6, report from payroll company ADP showed the tragic depth and scale of job losses that left no part of the world’s largest economy unscathed.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Associated Press
June 03, 2020 - 5:55 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. businesses shed 2.8 million jobs in May, significantly less than the 9.3 million job losses that were expected. The payroll company ADP reported Wednesday that businesses have let go of a combined 22.6 million jobs since March, with the bulk of the layoffs occurring in April...
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FILE - This Feb. 10, 2020, file photo shows slot machines at the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City,N.J., that are controlled by gamblers over the internet. The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can find it. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, FIle)
Associated Press
May 29, 2020 - 9:12 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can find it. Most major sports remain shut down due to the virus, but...
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An exterior view shows a nearly empty Las Vegas Strip below guest rooms at the shuttered Flamingo Las Vegas
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Associated Press
May 29, 2020 - 8:42 am
Stunning and stark numbers are showing the effect of casino and business closures enacted in Nevada in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip
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Mitch Kelly
May 29, 2020 - 6:13 am
After being forced to close for over two months in an attempt to slow to the spread of COVID-19, many "non-essential" Nevada businesses are being allowed to re-open on Friday as Phase 2 of Nevada's "Roadmap To Recovery" gets underway.
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A woman walks past a boarded up business, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in East Cleveland, Ohio. The state says about 1.3 million Ohioans have filed unemployment claims in the past 10 weeks as Ohio's stay-at-home order depressed the economy and led to widespread layoffs. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says about 42,000 people filed claims for the week ending May 23. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Associated Press
May 28, 2020 - 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.1 million Americans out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, stoking fears Thursday that the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the U.S. economy. Despite a few glimmers...
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