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A woman plays a slot machine at the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City N.J. on July 2, 2020. Figures released Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, by New Jersey gambling regulators show Atlantic City's casinos lost $112 million in the second quarter of 2020 when all nine casinos were closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, compared to a profit of nearly $160 million in the second quarter of 2019. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Virus closures send Atlantic City casinos to $112M Q2 loss

Aug. 24, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak sent Atlantic City's casinos plunging to a $112 million second quarter gross operating loss as the gambling houses remained closed for the entire three-month period, according to figures released Monday by state gambling regulators. That compares with an...