After more than two months of planning, refining health and safety protocols, reconfiguring the casino floor and employee training, US casinos are ready to open and return to the work of entertaining guests in a secure environment.
Boyd Gaming Corporation today announced plans to resume operations at 13 properties in Nevada, Missouri and Iowa, pending receipt of final regulatory approvals.
On Monday, June 1, Boyd Gaming plans to resume operations at its two Missouri properties, Ameristar St. Charles and Ameristar Kansas City; and its two Iowa properties, Diamond Jo Dubuque and Diamond Jo Worth. On Thursday, June 4, the Company will reopen nine of its Nevada properties: The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Aliante, Cannery, Sam’s Town, Fremont, California and Jokers Wild.
The Nevada, Missouri and Iowa openings follow the resumption of operations at Delta Downs, Evangeline Downs and Treasure Chest in Louisiana on May 20; IP Casino Resort Spa and Sam’s Town Tunica in Mississippi on May 21; Kansas Star on May 23; and Sam’s Town Shreveport and Amelia Belle in Louisiana earlier today.
Wind Creek Hospitality is reopening all three of its Alabama based resort properties over the next two weeks. A soft opening to small groups of invited guests begins Thursday, June 4th followed by a public opening for the “new” full operation on Monday, June 8th.
Seven of the tribal casinos, operated by four of Michigan’s 12 federally recognized tribes, will open on May 29 with safety regulations in place including limiting capacity and continuous sanitation, according to a statement Tuesday.
These casinos include Gun Lake in Wayland, two Soaring Eagle facilities in Mount Pleasant, Bay Mills in Brimley, Firekeepers in Battle Creek, Kings Club in Bay Mills and Saganing Eagles in Standish.
MGM Resorts announced its planned June 4 reopening of Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas and The Signature, following the closure earlier this year of all of its U.S. properties amidst the coronavirus crisis.
Wynn Las Vegas announced today a reopening date of Thursday, June 4. As the largest five-star resort in the world, Wynn Las Vegas plans to offer guests a complete Las Vegas experience by opening every amenity and outlet available. Both hotel towers and the casino as well as all restaurants will reopen on June 4, followed by the resort’s newest restaurant, Elio, later in the month.
Caesars Entertainment Corp.: Caesars Palace and the Flamingo will reopen June 4.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas plans to reopen at 10 a.m. on June 4. The majority of the property’s restaurants will reopen with the resort, including Beauty & Essex, Blue Ribbon, Block 16 Urban Food Hall (including District: Donuts. Sliders. Brew., Tekka Bar, Hattie B’s, Lardo and Pok Pok Wing), China Poblano, Eggslut, Estiatorio Milos, Jaleo, Holsteins, Milk Bar, Overlook Grill, Scarpetta, Starbucks, STK, The Henry, The Juice Standard, The Pizzeria and Zuma.
Red Rock Resort, Green Valley Ranch, Santa Fe Station, Boulder Station, Palace Station and Sunset Station and Wildfire properties are set to be the first Station Casinos properties to reopen.
The Venetian tower will reopen June 4, along with a full-service casino, restaurants, bars, a fully renovated Venetian pool deck, a fitness center and multiple retail outlets. The Palazzo tower is set to reopen at a later date.
Sahara Las Vegas will reopen June 4.
Golden Entertainment plans to welcome back visitors starting 8 a.m. June 4, and will operate under a 50 percent occupancy rate.