GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — The Towers Casino and Card Room in Nevada County says six Department of Justice agents shut them down Tuesday night for violating the state’s public health order.
Owner Jamey Robinson says there was no indication from Nevada County Department of Public Health or local law enforcement that she was doing anything wrong.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling 510-Acre Rice Fire In Nevada County; Some Evacuation Orders Issued
“We were all wearing protective equipment, everybody here was wearing masks, and we were just playing poker, which is what I have approval on,” Robinson said.READ MORE: 'It's Common Sense, Mostly': Eyes On Illegal Fireworks Use As Sacramento Vendors, Fire Agencies Prepare For 4th Of July Weekend
Despite the changes to safety measures, Towers Casino was shutdown for reopening to the public in violation of the governor’s executive orders.
“I always abide by what the bureau tells me to do, in this case, they just gave me no notice,” Robinson said.MORE NEWS: 500-Acres Vegetation Fire South Of Davis Affecting Air Quality
The emergency order forces Towers Casino to remain closed until further notice.