US Casino Operators Races To Reopen In The Coming Weeks

US Casino Operators Races To Reopen In The Coming Weeks
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Some casino operators in the US joined the race to resume operations, following the organization’s guidelines for reopening. The casinos might start opening doors to its gamblers in the coming weeks after months of near-zero income due to government-imposed coronavirus preventive measures.

Nevada targets reopening on June 4

Governor Steve Sisolak recently revealed the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery plan, which desired a June 4 schedule of partial reopening. Operators, including the MGM Resorts International, are now working to resume operations on the said date. The company plans to continue the operations of its Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas, and The Signature properties in the first weeks of June.

MGM Resorts International published its detailed reopening strategy that includes a seven-point safety plan and several key initiatives aimed to protect its guests and staff. Because the guest’s bookings increased, the company will open the doors of their MGM Resorts properties on the Strip and the additional venues in the casinos.

Bill Hornbuckle, MGM Resort’sResort’s acting CEO, and the president said that their hearts go out to everyone in the communities where they operate, and around the world, who has been personally impacted during this time of crisis.

The CEO said that as they plan for the openings, the health and safety of guests and employees are at the forefront of all they do. He added that getting many of their employees back to work and welcoming guests through their doors will allow them to do what they do best and entertain.

Health and safety measures are in place

The Wynn Las Vegas announced its plan to resume its operations on the first Thursday of June, ensuring everyone’s safety with their “comprehensive” health and safety plans. New social distancing measures are imposed as Wynn, Encore, and two 24-hour casinos are scheduled to open doors.

The casinos will offer a variety of casino favorites, including table games, slots, and sportsbooks, as well as a full portfolio of eateries, pools, golf courses, and nightly entertainment.

The Wynn casino adapted social distancing measures, placed touchless technologies, and cleaned protocols throughout the venues to protect guests and employees. The resort imposed mandatory non-invasive thermal temperature checks in all the entrances of the gambling facility. Guests are also advised to wear face masks while they are inside the casino.

The hotel used automatic hand sanitizers stationed at accessible spots all over the casino. UV technology and electrostatic sprayers are installed inside the resort. Wynn assured that their guests are sealed after meticulous sanitation by its professional housekeeping staff.

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox assured that they ready to provide guests with a full Las Vegas experience with a collection of luxury amenities and unmatched service. He added that the casino’s extensive health and safety plan, validated by the nation’s leading public health experts, will enable a safe environment for our guests. The CEO is looking forward to welcoming back the patrons of the casino.

Other casinos, including Boyd Gaming Corporation, also announced the schedule of their reopening. Boyd plans open doors of its Nevada property on June 4, while its Missouri and Iowa casinos on June 1.

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