LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Casino groups on the Las Vegas Strip have updated their mask policies in response to CDC guidelines that have made it easier for guides to wear an indoor mask for fully vaccinated people.
Here’s a look at the updated mask guidelines for each casino group for individuals who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
This list will be updated as more groups provide their new guidelines.
Entertainment of Caesar:
In a statement issued Friday afternoon, Caesars Entertainment said it would no longer require guests or team members who had been fully vaccinated to wear a mask at their Nevada property.
Caesars Entertainment maintained strict adherence to CDC, state, local, and regulatory guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest recommendations, we will no longer require our guests or team members who have been fully vaccinated to wear a mask on our Nevada property. We ask our unvaccinated guests and team members to continue to abide by the CDC and government mandates. The health and safety of our guests and team members remain our priority. We will continue to offer team members easy, convenient access to vaccination, follow enhanced safety and cleaning protocols, and comply with all applicable CDC, government, and regulatory guidelines. Our constant hope is that by working together, we can continue to move forward towards full recovery.
In a statement to FOX5, Cosmopolitan said it would no longer require fully vaccinated guests and staff to wear masks on the property. The change takes effect on Thursday, May 13, according to the statement.
In accordance with the guidelines of the Game Control Board in Nevada, Cosmopolitan from Las Vegas will no longer require fully vaccinated guests and employees to wear masks on the property, effective Thursday, May 13. Those who are not considered fully vaccinated by CDC standards remain required to wear facial coats until further notice. Further information on the health and safety guidelines of the resort can be found here: https://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/health-and-sanitization-guidelines
Golden Entertainment, which owns Taratns The Strat and PT, issued the following statement:
Effective immediately and in accordance with federal and state guidelines, both team members and guests who are fully vaccinated will not be required to wear masks at any Golden Entertainment, Inc. property. in Nevada, including the company’s 66 PT taverns.
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL:
MGM Resorts International announced on Friday that it will no longer require fully vaccinated guests to wear masks at one of its Las Vegas properties, effective noon on Friday, May 14.
In a statement to employees, CEO and President Bill Hornacle noted that at the time, employees were still required to wear masks while on the property, even if they were fully vaccinated.
VENICE / PALACE:
The Venetian announced that fully vaccinated guests will not be required to wear masks at the property, effective 14:00 on Friday, while in most areas of the resort. Currently, members of the Venetian resort team still have to wear a company-issued face mask while on property, the company said.
In response to instructions from the state of Nevada and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fully vaccinated guests will not be required to wear a face mask, effective today from 14:00, while in most areas of the Venetian resort. Currently, The Venetian Resort team members still have to wear company face masks while at the property.
As of Thursday, May 13, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore said guests
they are not required to wear a mask if they are fully vaccinated and are required to wear a mask if they are not. “The resort trusts guests to take appropriate precautions based on their personal vaccination status.”
According to the company, employees who have provided a vaccination check will not be required to wear a mask, and those who have not provided a vaccination check will be required to wear a mask while at the resort.
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