CGA Pres. Kirkland releases statement re: COVID-19 closures

On July 1, California Gaming Association President Kyle Kirkland released the following statement regarding the governor’s order after the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in California:

“California cardrooms prioritize the health and safety of our customers and employees. With recent re-openings we instituted strict protocols with review and approvals from local health officers and state officials. We are committed to supporting all efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 and the recent spike in cases in certain counties.We thus respect and will abide by the Governor’s order. We are also calling on California’s tribal casinos to do likewise by temporarily closing operations in those same counties. Only if everyone is doing their part will we be able to successfully re-open the economy and our businesses safely.” 

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