Vegas Coronavirus Rise Brings White House Warning

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The spike in Las Vegas Coronavirus cases has drawn the attention of the White House. Several cities all across America were contacted by the Coronavirus Task Force over concerns they were not addressing the outbreak aggressively enough. We also discuss the new AGA sports betting study and the return on the Congressional Gaming Caucus.

The White House Coronavirus Task Force warned state and local leaders about Nevada and Las Vegas Coronavirus cases via a private phone call last week. 11 major U.S. cities are seeing increases in positive tests for COVID-19 and should take “aggressive” steps to mitigate their outbreaks.

The call was yet another private warning about the seriousness of the Vegas Coronavirus situation given to local officials but not to the public at large. It came less than a week after the Center for Public Integrity revealed that the White House compiled a detailed report showing 18 states were in the “red zone” for Coronavirus cases but did not release it publicly.

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