LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — MAY 8 UPDATE: Treasure Island has updated its website to indicate that it may begin accepting reservations on May 22. The hotel-casino says it will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates on its website.
The Treasure Island hotel-casino is planning to reopen May 15. according to their website.
The hotel-casino, which is located on the Las Vegas Strip, says that it is monitoring the ongoing situation and follow the advice of federal, state and local government and health agencies.
Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered all nonessential businesses and gaming establishments to close until April 30 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The governor spoke to the public on Wednesday about what will be necessary to slowly reopen businesses and lift restrictions on gatherings etc.
Sisolak said during Wednesday's press conference that he would need to see 2 weeks of declining COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and the state has not started a downward trajectory.
He also said that he plans to extend certain directives. However, he has not officially extended the closure date at this time.
A quick review of Hotels.com revealed that visitors are able to book at several properties on the Las Vegas Strip in mid-May and June. Websites for Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts indicate they are monitoring the situation, but do not specify a possible date for reopening. MGM Resorts says it does not have any information to share at this time and Caesars says that it will follow any orders issued by the governor and the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
Wynn Las Vegas recently shared its plans on precautions it will be taking when it reopens, but they did not say when that would be.
Treasure Island is owned by Phil Ruffin, former owner of the New Frontier Hotel and Casino. Ruffin took control of the hotel-casino from MGM Resorts.
This is a developing story. 13 Action News is reaching out the various properties for updates on possible reopening dates.