Vegas All-In Together Scenes

A look back to the Covid Closing…

On March 15, the 24-hour casinos of Las Vegas shut their doors.

Wynn and Encore during Covid Lockdown
The Wynn and Encore Hotels showing a supporting message during the Covid lockdown of 2020.

Like many cities around the world, concerned citizens rushed to stores fearful of a food shortage. Las Vegas, being so dependent on the Travel Industry, saw as much as a third of its residents out of work.

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View across an eerily quiet Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas during the Covid Lockdown
Caesars Sign thanking emergency workers during the Covid lockdown.

On April 2, Caesars Entertainment announced a 90% furlough. (8newsnow)

By the end of April, the mayor and other citizens began calling for the reopening of casinos.

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Protesters cruise the strip during a quiet weekend day during the lockdown.

Elsewhere in the city, parks and playgrounds were closed to limit congregation of unemployed workers.

A park on the west side of Las Vegas closed on a sunny spring day

As the Covid-19 shutdown extends into May, many wonder if Las Vegas will recover. Perhaps it will never return to its former glory with the world entering a new normal resisting travel. Perhaps Vegas will die?

Vegas Strong Rocks
Rocks placed at a Vegas park by an anonymous resident.

Las Vegas residents love their city and hope to see it back to its former glory after Covid-19 has been beaten or has run its course.

Residents were looking forward to a packed brand-new $750 million Allegiant Stadium hosting the Raider football team. Las Vegas’ first pro football team. Will the games be hosted in 2020? Will Allegiant Airlines survive long enough to leave its name on the stadium?

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Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
Flamingo Hotel lights

Many construction projects were ongoing. The biggest of which was Resorts World opening on mid-strip in 2022.

Resorts World under construction on a beautiful Vegas Evening

The Nevada governor and Casino industry continue to seek ways to keep visitors safe while also allowing them to smile and enjoy themselves. Some hotels seek to open on Memorial Day weekend though no date has been set.

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Aria sign during the Covid-19 lockdown

Browse for hotels with available rooms for Memorial Day! Be one of the first to return and enjoy the fun in Sin City! Caesars Palace was as low as $104 on Memorial Day weekend! Now, you’d be lucky to find a room for less than $400.