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Dover Downs Casino to start reopening on 1 June

28 May 2020

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is ready to reopen its doors on 1 June at 10 a.m. The Delaware casino will require both guests and staff to wear face masks at all times. The hotel and table games will be temporarily unavailable in the beginning.

"Our Dover Downs family would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the doctors, nurses and frontline workers who have helped bring our nation back to its current state.

We appreciate everyone’s well wishes toward our staff, and we hope this communication finds you in good health. We are certain we speak for almost everyone; we look forward to life getting back to normal!

We will be reopening on 1 June 2020 at 10 a.m. Our commitment to safety is our top priority and we will be following all guidelines set in place by the State of Delaware. During this time the Casino will be open from 10 a.m. - 2 a.m. daily.
  • Guests and team members will be required to complete medical screenings and temperature checks prior to entry to the property.
  • Delaware Social Distancing requirements are 8 feet at slot machines and in restaurants.
  • Delaware Social Distancing requirements are 6 feet while standing and circulating throughout the property.
  • Guests and team members are required to wear facial coverings on property, at all times. It is recommended that you please bring your own facial covering.
  • Our dedicated staff will provide frequent cleaning and disinfecting of all areas.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the casino.
  • Employees have been instructed to constantly wash their hands, maintain appropriate distancing, wear facial coverings, and stay home if they have a fever or feel sick.
Current state regulations include restricted capacity. During the first phase of our reopening, you can expect a different overall experience at Dover Downs. Please be reminded, that your safety and security is our top priority. The following amenities/perks are temporarily unavailable.
  • Hotel
  • Table Games
  • Most Restaurants
  • Toppers Spa/Salon
The following dining and beverage options will be open during this phase:
  • Garden Café will serve lunch and dinner, daily 11AM-8PM
  • Limited menu in place, adhering to all Phase 1 guidelines
  • All food is take-out style, but may be consumed in Garden Café seating following 8 ft rules
  • Sweet Perks Too will be open during all hours of operation in Phase 1 (10AM-2AM daily)
  • Beverage service on the casino floor will be available during all hours of operation (10AM-2AM daily)
With respect to the State of Delaware and the responsibility to limit the congregation of large groups beyond the approved capacity, the offers listed in your monthly Capital Club Rewards mailer will be redeemable based on new designated time frames within the new offer period when we can safely encourage trip incentives. As always, these offers do not accumulate.

As soon as we safely can, we will begin reopening and rolling out all the amenities/perks you expect at Dover Downs. We are thrilled to welcome you back, and we look forward to seeing you soon!"

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