Cripple Creek Casinos Can Reopen June 15, With Restrictions

Written By Ian St. Clair on 06/09/2020

Teller County is now clear to reopen casinos in Cripple Creek.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment( CDPHE ) granted the county’s variance request. In essence, it is exempt from the state and, safer at home, and s & policies.

In a letter dated June 7, the CDPHE laid out requirements for casinos in Cripple Creek to reopen to the public. Casinos, including Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino&;and Bronco Billy&;s, can open their doors on June 15, however, with restrictions.

Customers will first just be able to play games. Although the office may think about them again in three days, board games are not yet an option.

CDPHE also cleared Gilpin County to reopen casinos in Black Hawk and Central City on June 17. Monarch Casino and Resort will likely reopen at 8 am MST that day.

Gov. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Jared Polis ordered CO games to close on March 17.

Games in Cripple Creek are subject to restrictions.

According to the new regulations, game visitors must maintain a minimum of six feet of social distance. Additionally, groups can’t accommodate more than 175 people inside and 250 people outside due to the 50 % potential restriction.

The game employees are required to cover their faces. Additionally, casinos are required to postsignage on windows that warn customers never to enter if they are experiencing COVID-19-like signs.

Also in the CDPHE letter:

& , Any slot machine closing cannot be done in a way that will purposefully raise the payout odds in the house’s favor.

& , Between each bus stop, the Ramblin Express bus system that transports passengers to casinos needs to be thoroughly cleaned, disinfected, and cleaned.

Game tables are currently not approved, but they will be in three months, according to & . & rdquo,

The reopening may have taken longer than expected, but all the state&;s casinos are set to open in the next week.

Be sure to check around at PlayinСolorado for updates as this tale is developing.

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Ian is an honor – winning activities journalist and a University of Northern Colorado student. He’s a Colorado native and has over a century of experience covering college and professional sports. He broke into the gaming industry straight as Colorado launched legal sporting bets in 2020. Ian today manages the websites for some of the biggest betting areas in North America and is an scientist for PlayinСolorado.

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