Texas Station, Fiesta Rancho now plans to remain closed for one year

Two north Las Vegas resorts within the Station Casinos empire are now officially extending their temporary hiatus more than previously expected.

New details now reveal that Station Casinos plans to ask the North Las Vegas City Council to approve changes to the licenses for Texas Station and Fiesta Rancho, both closed since March when Governor Steve Sisolak ordered all non-essential businesses to close temporarily to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Casinos are asking that their unrestricted gaming licenses, unrestricted gaming liquor, and full liquor not work until June 4, 2021.

Other casinos in the Station Casinos family reopened on June 4, including Red Rock Casino in Summerlin, Green Valley Ranch and Sunset Station in Henderson, Santa Fe Station in Centennial, Boulder Station on the east side and Palace Station west of the Strip. as well as six Wildfire properties when casinos were reopened in Nevada.

Station Casinos cites “uncertain economic conditions in the state of Nevada” as the reason to request that both need to change their licenses. Both will remain closed until further notice, and there is no known reopening date at this time.

The measure keeps Beaumont’s and Oyster Bar at Texas Station, along with Venom Bar and Cabo Lounge at Fiesta Rancho closed indefinitely.

The fate of Station Casinos’ remaining two gated complexes – Fiesta Henderson and The Palms – remains unknown.

Sisolak closed the casinos on March 17 to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Nevada Gaming Control Board has issued guidelines to reopen complexes that include maintaining 50 percent capacity, masks on staff, cleaning protocols, and social distancing throughout the casino. Casinos were reopened across the state on June 4.

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