Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino Adopts Coronavirus Measures During Reopening

Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino Adopts Coronavirus Measures
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Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino in Newark, New Jersey welcomed back guests on Monday, more than three months of shut down since March 15. The casino reopened doors adopting new novel coronavirus safety guidelines.

The reopening followed the moves of other operators in many US states. The country allowed economic activities to resume, ordering businesses to strictly implement safety and sanitation protocols in catering clients’ needs.

Since then, casinos started opening doors to clients.

Tribal casinos were the first to accept back guests in late-May. The success of the reopening in tribal nations encouraged other states to resume activities of their casinos. During the first week of June, Nevada resumed the operations of Las Vegas casinos. People swarmed in the casinos during the weekends, raising hope for the industry to recover.

Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino Reopens

The casino owns more than 3,000 high-end slot machines that offer various titles. The machines are equipped with bill acceptors that allow gamblers to continue playing when they are out of credits. The casino offers live dealer gaming, where gamblers can enjoy low limit live dealer baccarat and roulette games.

The casino can accommodate thousands of guests in its 254 rooms and 28 suites, with more than 12,000 square feet of meeting space.

Guests can enjoy the famous restaurants, Emeril’s Chop House, Burgers And More by Emeril, and Emeril’s Fish House, supervised by the renowned chef Emeril Lagasse.

Wind Creek Bethlehem resumed operations aiming to gradually recover from the loss of revenue during nearly 100 days of shutdown.

The casino continued paying workers despite the closure. New health and safety measures implemented by the government added to the operational costs of the casino during the reopening.

Operators needed to install health and sanitation stations all over the gambling facility. Employees required training to ensure that they are well prepared to offer the services of the casinos while maintaining safety and security.

New health and sanitation protocols in place

Guests of the casinos were relieved to see that health and wellness was the priority of the casino. Upon entry, guests were required to pass a temperature screening. Anyone with symptoms of the novel coronavirus is sent home or to a medical facility. Guests and employees are required to wear masks at all times.

Social distancing is strictly advised on the casino floor. Employees and staff are tasked to regularly clean and disinfect everything inside the casino. Because of the new hygiene and sanitation protocols, guests feel comfortable going back to the casinos. Kathy McCracken, executive vice president and general manager of the casinos said nearly a hundred people waited in lines to enter the casino during the reopening.

The casino official said they made sure to protect the safety of everyone. Some slot machines were turned off to ensure social distancing inside the casino floor.

Smoking was restricted inside the gambling venue.

McCracken expressed the joy of everyone upon seeing that people are eager to go back to the casino floor. The official guaranteed that they would continue improving the cleanliness and sanitation of the gambling venue.

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