Major Las Vegas Casinos Closing to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Announcement follows a wave of layoffs and furloughs at MGM

UPDATE: Late Monday, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas announced that it would close at 6:00 p.m. on March 18, effective through March 31. On Tuesday, local news outlets reported that the Las Vegas Sands would begin the process of closing its properties, The Venetian and Palazzo, effective until at least April 1.