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Workers praise Disney virus safety, but will visitors come?

ORLANDO, Fla. – Every week, it seems, Kaila Barker, her husband and their five children change their minds about whether to travel from their home in Connecticut to Florida’s Walt Disney World as planned in September.

Disinfected dice: Las Vegas casinos getting ready to roll

Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere. Yes, dice will roll, cards will be dealt and slot machines will beckon. But poker rooms? Closed. Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March for the first time ever to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Blackstone in talks to buy Bellagio and MGM Grand

Blackstone is in advanced talks to buy and lease back the iconic Bellagio and MGM Grand Las Vegas casinos from MGM Resorts International, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Family of Las Vegas mass shooting victim sues gun makers

The family of a woman killed by a gunman raining down gunfire from a Las Vegas high-rise hotel suite filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against eight gun makers and three dealers arguing their weapons are designed in a way that could be easily modified to fire like automatic weapons.

WATCH: John Smoltz talks all things Edgar Martinez & Mariners

SWX's Sam Adams talked with baseball Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz about this past weekend's Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions golf tournament, along with some baseball - including Edgar Martinez and the state of the Mariners.

Brooke Henderson leads by 2 shots in LPGA opener in Florida

Brooke Henderson played bogey free on her way to a 4-under 67 and a two-shot lead in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winners-only start to the LPGA Tour season. Ariya Jutanugarn hit shots all over the course in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and was not sure how she managed a 67. But the No. 1 player in the world was among those tied for second.

NBA strikes deal with MGM Resorts to provide data to bettors

The NBA has struck a deal with MGM Resorts to become the official casino partner of the league and the WNBA. Terms were not disclosed, other than it will last several years. MGM will pay the NBA for official data to use in determining outcomes of various bets.

New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses

A wildfire erupted Tuesday in an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes and marking the latest in a series of blazes that have ignited in the drought-stricken U.S. West.

Boyne to assume outright ownership of 6 ski resorts, including The Summit at Snoqualmie

Michigan-based Boyne Resorts has reached an agreement to assume ownership of six ski resorts that it’s operating under long-term lease agreements. The deal includes covers Brighton Resort near Salt Lake City; Cypress Mountain in British Columbia; Loon Mountain in New Hampshire; Sugarloaf and Sunday River in Maine; and The Summit at Snoqualmie near Seattle. The deal with a subsidiary of Oz Real Estate is expected to close later this year.