Boyd Gaming Corporation, the immensely popular gaming and hospitality platform hailing from America has announced the news about its closure of gaming operations in light of the COVID-19 threats enveloping the world in its tentacles. The decision taken by the authorities is in response to the order given by the Nevada Governor, Steve Sisolak. The significant news was circulated by the firm through an official post on the social media handle.
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has ordered the closure of all gaming operations in the state of Nevada for the next 30 days, as part of ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
— Boyd Gaming Corp (@boydgaming) March 18, 2020
The honorable Governor of the state of Nevada has released an order depicting the closure of all the gaming activities in the region amid the growing health concerns triggered by the Corona pandemic. The dignitary has halted all the gaming operations in the state for the next 30 days span to lend support to the ongoing preventive measures taken by the global authorities against COVID-19 in different parts of the world.
As part of the strategic step, Boyd will halt its gaming activities at all Las Vegas Boyd Gaming properties by midnight, March 17, 2020. The establishments shall provide limited food services to the hotel guests until March 18, 2020, at 10:00 AM. For the customers who have made reservations or events at any of the Las Vegas Boyd gaming properties during the closure period need to check with the authorities assigned for the purpose. The firm has temporarily closed properties in Lowa, Kansas, Missouri, Louisiana, Ohio, Mississippi, Illinois, and Indiana owing to the corona pandemic.
Boyd Gaming Corporation is the owner of an array of gaming properties in different parts of the United States of America. The reputed firm also owns entertainment centers, restaurants, shopping, and recreational facilities in the country. Corona has taken the global ecosystem in a blow with death tolls surging at a very fast pace. The disease has halted the global economy and has brought things to a standstill by compelling people to remain in quarantine. Governments are striving to safeguard citizens from the spread by channelizing relief operations and encouraging the social distancing of people.