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Associated Press
April 29, 2020 - 5:30 am
Boyd Gaming Corp. on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $18.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
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Mitch Kelly
April 27, 2020 - 7:08 am
Caesars Entertainment has begun an assistance fund for purposes of supporting team members at the Company's properties across the U.S. who suffer unanticipated hardships, including during the closure of Caesars properties as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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Mitch Kelly
April 27, 2020 - 5:21 am
Last week, the TI announced it would be accepting reservations from May 15th forward. Now other casino companies are attempting to re-start their properties as well.
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Mitch Kelly
April 24, 2020 - 9:03 am
On Friday, the Trump Administration said it would allow smaller gaming establishments - those with fewer than 500 employees - access to funds from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
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The marquee at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino shows advertisements for the “Mystere by Cirque du Soleil” show as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States on March 14, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
April 23, 2020 - 9:31 am
Earlier this week, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said he could give no firm date for when casinos along the Strip would be back open, so one property is making that decision on their own.
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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The Alan Stock Answer
April 23, 2020 - 9:07 am
On today's "Answer", Alan critiques Governor Sisolak's speech setting up a four-phase approach to re-starting Nevada's economy.
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Associated Press
April 23, 2020 - 7:30 am
The effects of the coronavirus on the Las Vegas Strip became painfully clear when Las Vegas Sands released their first-quarter earnings on Wednesday.
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Exterior photo of the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino June 30, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Mitch Kelly
April 22, 2020 - 7:16 am
As tens of thousands of furloughed casino workers wait for Governor Steve Sisolak to loosen restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, the new CEO of MGM Resorts International released a video talking about his company's plans for a post-COVID-19 workplace.
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Associated Press
April 20, 2020 - 9:19 am
The agency promoting tourism in Las Vegas is quickly re-doing its budget, with coronavirus casino closures and business shutdowns projected to result in a two-thirds cut in hotel room tax funding for the fiscal year starting July 1.
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 A parade of cars honk horns and show support for President Trump during a 'Hazardous Liberty! Defend the Constitution!' rally to protest the stay-at-home order, at the Capitol building on April 19, 2020 in Olympia, Washington
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The Alan Stock Answer
April 20, 2020 - 9:10 am
On today's "Answer", Alan breaks down down the President's 3 phases to re-start the American economy and lets us know if he thinks it's time to be open for business.
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