The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will be working with the 12 operating casinos in the state today on closing procedures as part of a Covid-19 mitigation order announced by Governor Tom Wolf.
Under the order, the casinos will cease all gaming activities and patron entry by 12:01am on Saturday, December 12. Rivers Casino Philadelphia had already closed on November 20 in accordance with an order from the City of Philadelphia.
Under the Governor’s order, casinos may reopen at 8am on Monday, January 4, 2021. Gaming Control Board executive director Kevin O’Toole says that public health and the safety of patrons, casino employees and others are of paramount importance.