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Las Vegas Coronavirus (COVID-19) reopening update

Most of Las Vegas Hotels and Casinos are set to reopen starting June 4th, following the closure earlier this year amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

As the resorts reopen, the city is closely monitoring the global health response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention and the World Health Organization. In addition to the guidelines from these agencies, these resorts are also closely monitoring the guidance provided by the Southern Nevada Health District.

What to expect as Las Vegas opens for business

Expect the following as Las Vegas goes through the opening phases
Reduced occupancy at casino floors, restaurants, bars, etc.
Physical distancing measures in place at all locations
Handwashing stations installed throughout casino floors.
Plexiglass barriers installed at hotel check-in desks and throughout the casino in areas where six-foot distancing poses a challenge for the safety of guests and employees.
At some resorts, guests contactless check-in via hotel app, including payment, identification and a digital room key.
Reconfigure dining spaces to allow for physical distancing between guests.
Masks required for all casino employees and for guests at some locations.
Thermal cameras at some casino entrances for temperature check

Changes to the Casino floor

The number of slot machines on the casino floor will be reduced and now located farther apart.
Capacity will be capped at three players a table for blackjack and four for poker.
Expect installed clear, removable plastic partitions between players at card tables
Players will no longer be able to touch the cards on the table
Minimum bets will be raised at card tables
At the craps tables, tape on the floor will show players where to stand to meet social-distancing requirements.

Free Parking coming to Las Vegas as Casinos open

Las Vegas Hotel Free ParkingThe following Las Vegas strip hotels plan to waive parking fees when they reopen:
Bellagio Las Vegas , MGM Grand Las Vegas , Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino , The Mirage Las Vegas, Luxor Las Vegas, Excalibur Hotel and Casino , New York New York Hotel and Casino , Park MGM Las Vegas , ARIA Las Vegas. and The Cosmopolitan

Also all Ceasars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts

These resorts will join Treasure Island - TI, SAHARA Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood, Wynn Las Vegas, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, The Venetian and The Palazzo which already implement free parking on the Strip

MGM Resorts reopening update

Thursday, June 4th Openings - The following MGM Resorts will reopen on June 4th: Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas and The Signature:

Bellagio Las Vegas
Below are a few things to expect when the Bellagio opens
Bellagio's Conservatory will open with a beautiful new Japanese Spring Garden display called "Japan Journey: Magic of Kansai".
The iconic Bellagio fountains will once again come to life.
The lush pool will open with a selection of cabanas available.
The Salon and Fitness Center also will be available.

New York-New York
Opening at New York-New York Hotel Casino will be:
A variety of bars and dining offerings including the lively Tom's Urban
Guests can enjoy the highly popular Big Apple Roller Coaster and Big Apple Arcade
Hershey's Chocolate World
The pools will open with a selection of cabanas available
The property's Fitness Center will be available to hotel guests
Many of the venues at the adjacent Park are slated to open, as well.

MGM Grand and The Signature
Opening at MGM Grand Hotel Casino will be:
MGM Grand will open a number of bars and lounges as well as casual and fine-dining venues including Craftsteak and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill.
A selection of cabanas will be available alongside a portion of the resort's exciting pool environment.
The Salon and Fitness Center will be available to hotel guests.
The Signature at MGM Grand also will open with a variety of its amenities available.

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Wynn Las Vegas and Encore reopening update

Thursday, June 4th Openings - Latest Announcement!:
Wynn Las Vegas has announced a June 4th reopening date. Opening on June 4th will be both Wynn and Encore hotels, 16 restaurants, 6 bars and lounges, 3 shopping esplanades, 5 pools, 2 salons, the golf course and both Wynn and Encore casinos.

Beginning Friday, May 29, guests are welcomed back to five of its restaurants, Allegro, Jardin, Lakeside, Mizumi and SW Steakhouse. Advanced reservations required, guests will also be provided with a QR code to access menus before arriving, disposable single use menus as well as appropriately distancing tables.

The following measures will be in place with the reopening:
Non-invasive thermal temperature scans at all guest and employee entrances (no guest with a temperature of 100.4 or more will be allowed in the resort)
All employees wearing face coverings
Complimentary guest face coverings
Nearly 300 hand sanitizer stations throughout the resort
A team of cleaning professionals sanitizing guest areas 24-hours a day.

Caesars Entertainment reopening update

Thursday, June 4th Openings -
Caesars Palace and the Flamingo Las Vegas will be the first two Caesars Entertainment resorts to reopen.
Harrah's Las Vegas will open Friday, June 5th.
All 3 resorts will offer lodging, dining options and access to their outdoor pools, as well as slot machines and table games.
Caesars Entertainment will be suspending self-parking at all its Las Vegas resorts.
Along the LINQ Promenade, several retail and dining outlets as well as the High Roller Observation Wheel, will reopen.
Live entertainment, bars, spas, buffets and valet parking will not be resuming immediately.

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas reopening update

Thursday, June 4th Openings - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas which temporarily closed on Wednesday, March 18, due to the growing concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19), plans to open on June 4, 2020. The Cosmopolitan is currently accepting new reservations for June 4th and beyond.

The Venetian and Palazzo reopening update

Updated 5/19/2020 - The Venetian and Palazzo which temporarily closed on Wednesday, March 18, due to the growing concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19), plans to open on May 31, 2020. The Venetian and Palazzo Resorts are currently accepting new reservations for June 1 and beyond.

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Boyd Gaming reopening update

Thursday, June 4th Openings - Latest Announcement!:
Boyd Gaming plans to reopen nine of its Nevada properties on Thursday, June 4th: The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Aliante, Cannery, Sam's Town, Fremont, California and Jokers Wild.

Upon reopening, all of Boyd Gaming's properties listed above will operate with limited amenities and capacity restrictions in compliance with state and local requirements.

The following measures will be in place with the reopening:
All properties will have select dining options open with varied hours.
All buffets will remain closed at this time.
Pools at Aliante and The Orleans will open with varied hours.
Bowling will be available at Gold Coast, Sam's Town, Suncoast and The Orleans with varied hours.
All movie theaters, showrooms, fitness centers and spas will remain closed during the initial reopening phase.

Other resorts opening June 4th

Updated 5/28/2020 -
Red Rock, Green Valley Ranch, Santa Fe, Boulder, Palace, and Sunset Stations, Wildfire
Fremont, California, Suncoast, Aliante, Cannery, Sam's Town, Orleans, Gold Coast, Jokers Wild
(Downtown Locations): Apache at Binion's, D, Downtown Grand, Four Queens, Golden Nugget, Golden Gate, El Cortez, Plaza
The Strat, Arizona Charlie's, The Sahara, Circus Circus, Treasure Island, Cosmopolitan, Ellis Island, Tuscany, OYO, Silverton, and South Point

Fremont Street Experience reopening

At Fremont Street Experience, the following will open on Thursday, June 4th:
Fremont Street four-block pedestrian promenade
The SlotZilla zipline in downtown Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil still temporarily suspended

Due the escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has announced the immediate temporary suspension of the following Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas:
Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas temporary suspension "O" at Bellagio
KÀ at MGM Grand
The Beatles LOVE at The Mirage
Mystère at Treasure Island
Zumanity at New York-New York
Michael Jackson ONE at Mandalay Bay

**Customers may cancel show bookings for a full refund, for any reason, through May 31, 2020 or 24 hours before the show begins, whichever is earlier.

Las Vegas Coronavirus (COVID-19) Closures

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