Some Changes Made By Three Casinos – Governor Charlie Baker allowed casinos to reopen in mid-July, about four months after he forced them to close in response to the COVID -19 pandemic. Regulators told the Massachusetts newspaper that since the reopening, there have been very few compliance issues with the three gambling facilities.
“Regarding safety and health measures, things continue to do well in each of the three properties with the casino’s continued broad adherence to health and safety requirements, ongoing dedication of resources to sanitation, hygiene, enforcement of mask protocols with them. employees and guests, enforcement of drink requirements is limited to those who sit down while playing games, and overall acceptance by customers has been good with no significant issues to report at this time, ”said Loretta Lillios, deputy director of the gambling commission.
Boston Harbor Encore also plans to add 87 more game options by the end of October. When it opened, it had 2,449 options with 1,882 slot machines and 567 table games. Not all machines and tables are reopened early to ensure social distancing. This is the first game addition planned since July.
Despite operating at half capacity, Bay State casinos still outperformed the restrictions. In August, the three properties generated approximately $ 71 million in revenue, representing 83 percent of their production from last year when operating at full capacity.