Full-time workers at Wynn casino in Vegas will receive pay amid rolling closures

Coronavirus

Video Courtesy: Wynn Resorts

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — As KLAS has been reporting, there have been many announcements of closures and layoffs at Las Vegas Strip properties as the coronavirus continues to spread. 

KLAS has been in contact with many of these resorts and sharing statements regarding announcements. 

Saturday, Wynn Resorts CEO Matthew Maddox, released a video statement for the company’s employees in Las Vegas regarding the state of the industry right now and job security.

He said that full-time workers would continue to receive pay.

The race and sports book along with the poker rooms of the Wynn Las Vegas will be closed as of Sunday as confirmed by Deanna Pettit-Irestone, Executive Director of Public Relations for Wynn Las Vegas on Friday.

The company announced on Thursday that they would be canceling all large entertainment gatherings including buffets, nightclubs and theaters in their properties in Las Vegas and Boston.

“In addition, we will be screening for temperature using non-invasive thermal cameras at all our entrances. In our gaming areas and dining establishments, we will create appropriate distancing between guests at gaming devices and dining tables, while still delivering the service levels our guests expect and deserve,” Maddox said in a statement.

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