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Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees over coronavirus impact

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Posted at 7:54 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 19:54:12-04

(WXYZ) — Greektown Casino has informed the State of Michigan that they will permanently lay off over 600 people beginning September 21.

The letter was sent to the state on June 12. It cites the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as the reason for the layoffs, calling the circumstances "sudden, dramatic and beyond our control."

It also says, "These significant drags on our business will likely continue for the foreseeable future."