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Caesars Entertainment casinos become latest to return to 100% capacity in Las Vegas

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Posted at 5:16 PM, May 12, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Caesars Entertainment says its nine Las Vegas properties will return to 100% capacity on casino floors, becoming the latest company to announce the return to full capacity at the approval of the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

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Caesars properties moving to 100% fire code capacity, without social distancing, are:

  • Bally's Las Vegas
  • Caesars Palace Las Vegas
  • The Cromwell
  • Flamingo Las Vegas
  • Harrah's Las Vegas
  • The LINQ Hotel + Experience
  • Paris Las Vegas
  • Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
  • Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

MGM Resorts International, the Strat and the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas all made similar announcements previously.

The change comes through a Nevada Gaming Control Board waiver which allows casinos to increase capacity, if approved, depending on steps taken to vaccinate their workforce.

Most businesses in Clark County are operating at 80% capacity. That limit was set by county commissioners in April and took effect on May 1, when the state transitioned power of COVID-19 mitigation efforts to local authorities.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board waiver allows for increased capacity and reduced social distancing on casino floors only.