On May 26, 2020, Nevada Governor Stephen Sisolak gave the go-ahead for the state’s gambling venues to reopen on June 4, 2020, capping off 78 days of unprecedented lockdown that started on March 17, 2020. Casinos will open across the state with social distancing regulations and other health and safety measures in place.
Big names that are reopening under the Phase II of the state’s recovery program on Thursday, June 4 include
- 19 Boyd Gaming properties—Fremont, Cannery, Aliante, Joker’s Wild, Sam’s Town, and Suncoast to name a few
- Caesars Entertainment—Flamingo
- MGM Resorts—New York-New York, MGM Grand, The Signature, and Bellagio
- Sahara—Green Valley Ranch, Boulder Station, Red Rock, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station, and Palace Station
- Wynn Las Vegas—Wynn and Encore
- The Cosmopolitan
- El Cortez
- Ellis Island
- Golden Nugget
- The Plaza,
- Circus Circus
- Station Casinos
- South Point
- The Strat
- Tuscany Suites
Keep Vegas Rolling Says Stevens
Another big name planning to reopen on June 4 is the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate Hotel-Casino owned by Derek Stevens. Along with the casino reopening announcement, the Vegas-based multimillionaire also unveiled his “Keep America Flying” promotion that intends to reboot the tourism and airline sector, while reinforcing the idea of the fun and excitement to be experienced in Las Vegas.
Stevens is planning to give away nearly 1,000 free one-way carriers to the Sin City from around 20 major US cities on a number of low-cost airlines to coincide with his reopening plans. Entrants can sign up at theD.com to book a seat on an FCFS basis. Stevens further added he and his team were looking forward to safely bring visitors to Las Vegas and want to get them to experience the amenities and attractions of the glitzy city.