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Black Oak Casino Resort will reopen 1 June

21 May 2020

Black Oak Casino Resort in Tuolumne, California announced today that it will reopen on Monday, 1 June at 10 a.m.

Below is a message from the casino's website:

"Dear Valued Guests,

The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians is committed to reopening Black Oak Casino Resort in a responsible manner that promotes the well-being of our guests and team members. Our goal is to provide the safest possible environment for your comfort and enjoyment.

To achieve this, we are implementing the following health and safety precautions with consideration of state and federal guidelines. New initiatives include:

- Revised hours of operation to allow for a thorough cleaning every night:
Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – Midnight
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.

- Temperature screenings for guests upon entry. Guests are strongly encouraged to wear a mask.
- Reduced guest occupancy levels
- Frequent cleaning of surfaces, machines and high-traffic areas
- Hand-sanitizing stations readily available throughout the resort
- Plexiglass shields at Players Club, the Cashier, Jumping Coyote Espresso and the Black Oak Café
- Physical distancing floor markers placed at Players Club, the Cashier, ATMs and kiosks
- Jumping Coyote Espresso and the Black Oak Café are open for to-go orders only. All other dining will open at a later date.
- All bars will remain closed. Beverage servers will take drink orders on the gaming floor.
- Slot machine availability will be adjusted to promote appropriate physical distancing. Machines will be frequently sanitized.
- Table games will be limited to a maximum of three players per table. All games will be contactless and played face-up: only the dealer will touch cards and chips.

All team members are required to:
- Complete COVID-19 safety training
- Undergo a temperature screening before starting their shift
- Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Wash their hands thoroughly and frequently

THE HOTEL at Black Oak Casino Resort will only accept reservations that include a hotel offer (received via a newsletter mailing). THE HOTEL will not accept group or event bookings until further notice.

The following services will remain closed until further notice:

Poker Room
The Mill Sports Bar & Grill
Seven Sisters
Manzanita Bar
Willow Creek Bar
Willow Creek Lounge
The River Bar
Black Oak Lanes
The Underground Arcade
Gaming promotions
Catering/Group Sales
Bus Program
The Gift Basket

Protecting and supporting our Black Oak Casino Resort family and the public continues to be of the utmost importance to us. For everyone’s health and safety, if you do not feel well, please stay at home.

In May 2001, we opened the doors to Black Oak Casino Resort for the very first time. Over the past 19 years, our business has continuously evolved to serve our community, and you have supported us every step of the way. We cannot thank you enough for your loyalty. We look forward to reuniting with you on June 1. We’ve missed you!

Leif Kruger
General Manager

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