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Las Vegas is 'epicenter' for US economic crisis, analyst says

Posted at 12:11 AM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 00:44:01-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Some are calling Las Vegas the epicenter for the U.S. economic crisis during the pandemic, and many locals need help.

And many of those needing help are laid-off casino workers.

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A few financial experts have warned that the coronavirus could deal a bigger blow to Las Vegas than the 2008 recession.


Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick said she'd rather reopen slow and methodical so that we don't have to close again.