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Economic fallout from coronavirus leads to thousands of casino layoffs in Louisiana

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In Louisiana, the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic has led to more job losses in the gambling industry, with Penn National Gaming announcing plans that include laying off nearly 1,150 workers at four of the southeastern U.S. state’s casinos in August. The Associated Press reports that approximately 161 L’Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge ...

Louisiana gaming industry counting the cost of coronavirus lockdown

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The gaming industry in the southern American state of Louisiana reportedly lost revenues worth approximately $440 million in March and April due to being completely shuttered as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Thursday report from The Daily Advertiser newspaper, this figure came from the Gaming Enforcement Division of the Louisiana ...