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Casinos, Schools, Fifth Harmony, Grub Hub

March 16, 2020
  • #Casinos
    • It’s been a challenging week for the gaming/hotel industry in town because of coronavirus.
    • MGM Resorts will temporarily close their properties on Tuesday.
    • Those resorts includes Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Luxor, New York-New York, Excalibur and Park MGM
    • They say they plan to reopen as soon as it is safe to do so.
    • Wynn Resorts also announced a two-week closure of its Wynn and Encore properties beginning Tuesday night at 6pm.
  • #Schools
    • Governor Steve Sisolak ordered that all of Nevada’s K-12 schools will be closed effective today.
    • Schools will be shut down through at least April 6th.
    • The Clark County closure will last through April 13th, as it includes the previously scheduled Spring Break period of April 6-12.
    • After the 6th, individual districts throughout the state will be examined on a case by case basis to determine whether re-opening the schools can begin.
    • Clark County School Superintendent Jesus Jara says it is not yet known how make-up days for the missed time will be handled.
  • #FifthHarmony
    • They may still be on hiatus but their song is making a comeback!
    • With so many people forced to work from home to avoid contamination, the 2016 song “Work from Home” is having a moment.
    • The tune is popping up in memes, tweets, playlists and more and it’s back on the iTunes charts, jumping 250 spots in one day.
    • One person tweeted that it’s about to be the anthem all 2020.
  • #GrubHub
    • The company said it will temporarily suspend collecting commission fees of up to $100 million from independent U.S. restaurants hit by the outbreak.
    • The move will provide immediate cash relief to restaurants that make up the majority of their 350,000 partners and drive more than 80% of its orders.
    • GrubHub said it expects dine-in traffic in U.S. eateries to reduce by 75% over the next few weeks by 75% over the next few weeks.
    • So order in and help a restaurant!