Rivers Casino Reopening

Santoshi Darjee of Pittsburgh works at cleaning and disinfecting around the slot machines Monday, June 8, 2020 as Rivers Casino plans to reopen with social distancing rules applied.

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  1. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh follows best practices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and meets or exceeds all COVID-19 Casino Reopening Protocols announced by the PGCB.
  2. The Landing Hotel will also reopen next week. Meanwhile, the City of Schenectady - which has also had to go without the allotment of casino revenue it gets from Rivers - announced Wednesday that.
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rivers Casino announced it will reopen next week.

In a release on Wednesday, the casino said it will reopen its doors next Tuesday at 9 a.m.

The casino has been closed since March 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The restaurants and gaming floor will also be limited to 50 percent capacity until further notice, the release said.

We are proud to announce Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will reopen on June 9th at 9am! We can not wait to see you again Pittsburgh! Visit https://t.co/LnQYBcDsoi for details.

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“At reopening, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will have new hours of operation: weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. and round-the-clock on weekends starting Fridays at 9 a.m. through Mondays at 4 a.m.,” the release said.


The casino says downtime will be used for cleaning and sanitizing and masks will be required for guests and employees.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board released a 10-page document detailing its requirements for casinos to reopen.

READ: Find The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Document

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Frequently touched areas like slot machines and counters will be cleaned often.

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To maintain social distancing, the Gaming Control Board is requiring casinos to put markings on the floor to keep people apart in lines, disable certain slot machines, close poker rooms and install dividers.

Rivers Casino also said valet parking, the poker room, the event center and Grand View Buffet will not reopen next week

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