Borgata Atlantic City lays off 2,295 employees as COVID tanks casino industry

MGM Resorts International, which owns Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, plans to lay off 2,295 staff at the South Jersey resort, as the COVID-19 pandemic wrecks the nationwide casino industry.

Their separations are effective Monday, Aug. 31, according to a Friday letter separation from MGM President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Hornbuckle.

Approximately 3,100 Borgata will still be employed, according to an official at MGM. All told, 18,000 previously furloughed MGM U.S. employees, including the 2,295 at Borgata, are being separated from the company.

*Article courtesy of CDC Gaming Reports

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