Some slot machines at The Venetian Las Vegas crashed late Friday afternoon, however representatives of the Strip property stated it wasn’t a cyber-related incident and that service was rapidly being restored.
“In the present day (Friday) we skilled a quick outage of a few of our slot machines,” a spokesperson for The Venetian stated in a day e-mail and posted on X, previously often called Twitter. “This was not a cyber-related incident. Slot machines have now been restored and we’re working with visitors who have been impacted.”
Friends on the resort stated about 80 p.c of the machines went offline Friday afternoon and error messages got here up on video slot machine screens.
Different pc techniques on the property apparently weren’t affected. The spokesperson didn’t say what precipitated the outage and whether or not it was being investigated.
Las Vegas guests are edgy after Strip resort big MGM Resorts Worldwide skilled a cyberattack Sunday and 10 properties nonetheless haven’t absolutely recovered from it. Caesars Leisure Inc. additionally reported in a Securities and Trade Fee submitting earlier this week that it skilled cybersecurity points in late August.
This can be a growing story. Examine again for updates.
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