Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI) ("Eldorado," "ERI," or "the Company") announced that it will resume operations at Isle of Capri Lake Charles, Belle of Baton Rouge and Eldorado Shreveport at 12:00 PM CT today, Monday, May 18, 2020.
Eldorado is implementing the Louisiana Gaming Control Board’s regulations that limit gaming positions to 50% of prior levels and patron count at each facility to 25% occupancy of maximum allowable fire code levels.
"As we resume operations at our properties, the health and safety of our team members and guests is our number one priority," said Anthony Carano, President and Chief Operating Officer of Eldorado Resorts. "We have been working very hard over the last two months to prepare for the reopening of our casinos and we look forward to providing the outstanding service and hospitality experiences Eldorado is known for in a safe manner."
Eldorado has developed a comprehensive list of health and safety protocols which are being implemented in Louisiana and other gaming markets where it has operations as they reopen. For more information, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com.
About Eldorado Resorts, Inc.
Eldorado Resorts is a leading casino entertainment company that owns and operates twenty-three properties in eleven states, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, and Ohio. In aggregate, Eldorado’s properties feature approximately 23,900 slot machines, VLTs and e-tables and approximately 660 table games, and over 11,300 hotel rooms. For more information, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com.
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