Is Nevada The ‘Gold Standard’ For Casino Coronavirus Response?
July 6, 2020
Las Vegas Review Journal, Richard N. Velotta
Whenever experts begin comparing gaming jurisdictions, you’re bound to hear the phrase “gold standard” dropped in the conversation.
It’s a mark of best in class that often gets attributed to Nevada because the state has been in the business for so long.
Since 1955, the state has been reviewing policies and regulations about gaming, and dozens of other states have looked to Nevada for leadership in how to control the industry.
“I know they took a lot of testimony from a lot of health-case experts and have relied on that, and I also know that they continue to talk to their health care experts,” said A.G. Burnett, a Reno-based gaming attorney who chaired the state Gaming Control Board from 2012 to 2017. “In my opinion, they’ve done a very thorough job.”
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