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Two Kansas casinos announce they will reopen on Friday

21 May 2020

Boot Hill Casino and Resort in Dodge City and Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel in Pittsburg will both resume operations on Friday, 22 May.

"As you are aware, we are now living in a very different world," said a Kansas Crossing Facebook post on Wednesday. "When you come back to Kansas Crossing Casino, you’ll see the impact of our casino-wide Extra Care initiative to ensure the health and safety of our guests."

This includes:

- The availability of anti-bacterial wipes throughout the casino
- Frequent sanitation of all screens, table tops and beverage centers
- Touchless hand sanitizer stations throughout the property
- Floor decals to help guests maintain physical distancing
- Some gaming devices will have chairs removed to help with physical distancing
- Due to physical distancing Table games will remain closed until a later date

All team members who work in direct guest-service areas will be wearing masks as part of their uniforms. Guests are also encouraged to wear masks, but will have to lower them briefly for the security guard when entering the casino floor for ID verification.

As for Boot Hill Casino, guests will undergo temperature checks at the door and symptom/contact questioning and face masks are "highly encouraged" and will be provided at no cost.

Other precautions include:

Social distancing requirements/enforcement
Limited capacity
Limited slot machines (no Table Games) at this time
Limited hours at Cowboy Café and Firesides
No self-service beverage stations
Temporary business hours
Potential wait line to enter
Sore Throat
Muscle Pain
New Loss of Taste and Smell
COVID-19 diagnosis

If you have COVID-19, you may have mild (or no symptoms) to severe illness. Symptoms can appear 2-14 days after you’re exposed to the virus. This list is not all-inclusive.

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