The Nevada Gaming Control Board and casino operators have been preparing health and safety plans for when the gambling houses can reopen.
Until now the company that owns the Hard Rock brand had nothing to do with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
The New York Times reports that MGM Resorts pitched a bubble city concept to the NBA, WNBA, NHL, and MLS.
Only four Nevada sports wagering apps – BetMGM, Caesars, Circa Sports, and William Hill – kept their apps operating since mid-March.
The relative lack of North American major sports should create ample opportunity.
Nevada casinos went from almost normal March hotel room capacity to zero overnight when they were told to close by Gov. Steve Sisolak.
Last week the Gaming Control Board released the minimum requirements for health and safety policies for the resumption of gaming operations.
The field trial started in October of 2019 and took place at four casinos in Nevada.
Nevada gaming revenue in March dropped nearly 40% to $618.1 million.
The move to postpone WSOP comes as a result of the public health emergency involving COVID-19 which has closed Nevada casinos until at least May 1.