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I'm Steve Patterson in Las Vegas another day along an eerily empty strip representing millions in lost revenue and inside Caesars Palace silence we were granted exclusive access rows of vacant slots dark blackjack tables I want our restaurants open I want our small businesses open I want our people back in employment mayor Carolyn Goodman who has no jurisdiction over the strip has repeatedly pressed for its swift reopening but on CNN Wednesday didn't offer any guidance on how businesses can do that safely they better figure it out Nevada has more than 4,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus and fewer than 200 deaths that hasn't has been because of social distancing that the numbers have been what they are how do you know until we have a control group we offered to be a control group you're offering citizens of Las Vegas to be a control group to see if your theory on social distance excuse me what I said was I offered to be a control group and I was told by our statistician you can't do that we would love to be that placebo side to you something to measure against Nigel Snell Minh is server at the typically bustling Caesars Palace he's out of work everyone wants to reopen and get back to work and have the economy rolling again but this point responsible Nevada governor Steve's to select I'm not going to allow our workers to be put in a position that they have to change decide between their job in their paycheck and their life I agree with him 100% Caesars Entertainment CEO Anthony rhodium says while he's eager to open up safety comes first what do you think the reopening would look like for Caesars I think what you'll see is social distancing in the casino and by that I mean every other slot machine three people at a table maybe every other table but for an entire industry that never sleeps this is uncharted territory and no one wants to gamble with getting it wrong Steve Patterson NBC News Las Vegas NBC News fans thanks for checking out our YouTube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching