In his 13 years working as a bartender at Harrah’s casino in Atlantic City, Jason McKnight has just about seen it all.
“Shakeups and downturns and expansion of gaming in other states and the list goes on,” he said. “I mean, you name it, we’ve done it.”
But in his estimation, nothing compares to the threat COVID-19 poses to the iconic resort town.
“This one’s on another level,” he said. “We don’t know if people are going to just flock back in like nothing happened, or if people are going to be very scared and very wary to be around that many people.”