Illinois casinos to reopen from July 1
The Illinois Gaming Board has announced that casinos in the state will be able to reopen from July 1, in line with new novel coronavirus (Covid-19) measures set out by Governor J. B. Pritzker.
Pritzker yesterday (June 24) said that each region of the state had met the health benchmarks to move forward into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan, whereby more facilities will be permitted to reopen.
Casinos are among the venues that will be able to recommence operations from July 1, while video gaming terminals will also return from the same date, after both being suspended since March 16.
Earlier this month, the Illinois Gaming Board set out guidelines for reopening, including that casinos operating at 50% capacity and poker rooms staying closed.
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