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Five Caesars Entertainment executives set to receive pay raises while employees are laid off or furloughed

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As the casino industry tries to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, employees continue to be laid off or furloughed. Top companies like Caesars Entertainment have been forced to let go of employees due to casino capacity restraints and the current market demand. While employees affected are trying to figure out how to make mortgage ...

Casino mangate Sheldon Adelson to continue payroll and benefits for Las Vegas employees through October 31

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Las Vegas Sands Corporation’s Sheldon Adelson has announced to employees in Las Vegas that employees will continue to receive pay and benefits through the end of October. A letter was sent out on Wednesday, detailing the challenges of employees as the coronavirus began and has continued in Nevada. So, despite the company seeing a ...

MGM Resorts International to layoff entertainment and sports division employees

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On Monday, MGM Resorts International alerted employees of its sports and entertainment divisions that layoffs are coming. The majority of employees in these two sectors will be laid off starting on August 31. These employees had been furloughed and were receiving benefits through next month. On September 1, the benefits will no longer be ...

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino temporarily furloughs 90 percent of “casino and government employees” due to coronavirus pandemic

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After closing “indefinitely” on March 17, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and updated Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has now announced that beginning April 13, it will temporarily furlough “casino and government employees.” According to local news media, Forest County Potawatomi Chairman Ned Daniels, Jr. said in the ...

Grand Traverse Resort & Casino extend full pay to employees through April 29 as COVID-19 continues to spread throughout Michigan

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In Northern Michigan, employees of a trio of casinos owned and operated by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) will continue to receive paychecks through April 29, 2020, while the properties remain temporarily closed as the COVID-19 virus continues to infect people across the Great Lakes state. Employees at all ...

Macau implements gaming floor prohibition for off-duty casino employees

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In Macau, new legislation that prohibits employees of the city’s many locally-licensed junket firms and casinos from setting foot on a gaming floor outside of their normal working hours has reportedly come into force. According to a Friday report from GGRAsia, the controversial prohibition was ratified by the enclave’s 33-member Legislative Assembly last December ...