Encore at Wynn Las Vegas changes hours due to low demand during coronavirus pandemic

The Poker Room at Encore will temporarily move to Wynn Las Vegas

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas is adjusting its operating hours as a result of low demand created by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Beginning Oct. 19, the resort’s hotel, casino, restaurants and amenities will close at noon on Mondays and reopen by 2 p.m. on Thursdays.

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"The five-day/four-night schedule will continue indefinitely until consumer demand for Las Vegas increases," Wynn said.

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Following the shift, hotel guests will be allowed to check-in beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursdays and check-out will be noon on Mondays.

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The Poker Room at Encore will temporarily move to Wynn Las Vegas beginning Oct. 19 and operate seven days a week. It will be moved to the casino floor near the Wynn self-park garage.

However, all other amenities at Encore will operate under the revised business hours.

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The shift in schedule comes just months after hotel-casinos in downtown and suburban Las Vegas reopened their doors following a prolonged closure to slow the spread of the virus. The move put Nevada’s nightlife at a near standstill.

However, the recent move by Wynn indicated that the recovery may take longer than expected.

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