9th Circ. Says No Dice To Vegas Casino's En Banc Request

By Riley Murdock (May 25, 2022, 4:56 PM EDT) -- The full Ninth Circuit won't rehear Circus Circus LV LP's bid for insurance coverage from AIG for losses tied to the COVID-19 pandemic, shutting the door on one of the largest companies making a plea for courts to find that coverage was warranted.

The one-page decision issued Tuesday shut down the Las Vegas casino's contention that the appellate panel ruling that affirmed the dismissal of its case had made "fundamental errors," with the court refusing both a panel rehearing and a rehearing en banc.

During oral arguments in March, the Ninth Circuit panel had seemed open to the idea that the Nevada...

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