Pechanga Resort Casino Postpones, Cancels Remaining 2020 Shows

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On Wednesday, June 24, Pechanga Resort Casino, announced to cancel or postpone all of its remaining concerts for the year. The casino decided to continue with the events next year because of the continuing threat of the novel coronavirus.

The novel coronavirus continues to spread worldwide.

It has infected more than 9,000,000 people around the world, killing nearly half a million. The number of infected people continues to rise every day in the absence of a cure or a vaccine. Government leaders and scientific experts are on the race to find a cure and develop vaccines to stop the spread of the virus.

Despite the threat in public health, governments worldwide resumed economic activities. Leaders needed to choose between public health and the danger of losing the economy. Businesses started opening doors to clients while practising necessary health and safety protocols.

Mass gatherings are prohibited

Jared Munoa, Pechanga Development Corporation president, said the company’s priority is health and safety of guests, employees, and the community, The Company decided to let go of the remaining concerts and events for the year because of public health. The company president said they decided to cancel and postpone the events to avoid mass gatherings. He added that they would continue with the events at the right time.

The company shut down operations in mid-March as following mandates from the government. The resort stayed closed for more than two months reopening its doors to guests but continued to restrict mass gatherings like concerts.

The resort will not hold any concerts for the remainder of the year until the other gambling establishment starts offering the form of entertainment. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino announced on May 8 that they are looking for artists to perform tentatively in June.

Little Bit Town is expected to perform in Fantasy Springs in August. The resort’s website confirmed that Kenny G would play on Sept. 11 and tribute band shows at its parking space continue every Fridays and Saturdays. The venue accepts a limited number of guests, from 1,500 to 500 people.

California at Stage 3 of reopening

Pala Casino, Spa & Resort’s Facebook page confirmed its live band performance every night. The resort announced a series of events to take place in its Starlight Theater. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the Stage 3 of California’s reopening plan. Concerts and other mass gatherings will take place on the 4th stage when the cure for coronavirus is already available.

Casinos in California are located mostly on tribal lands, where operators have autonomy from total government intervention.

Tribal nations have sovereignty and operators use these rights on their reopening. Some state leaders oppose the reopening of the casinos while the virus still spreads.

Connecticut governor recently warned people from going into the gambling houses. The governor urged older people to take care of themselves if they plan to go to the casinos.

Warning signs warning people of the continuing spread of the virus are in place along roads. The state leader cancelled the license of casinos to sell liquor in response to their reopening.

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