Jake’s 58 casino will reopen Sept. 9th

Jake’s 58 casino will reopen Sept. 9th

Casino worker Edith Smith-Meah sanitizes a video slot machine at the MGM Grand Detroit casino, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Detroit. Detroit's three casinos will start reopening Wednesday under new governor-mandated capacity restrictions, four and a half months after closing for the coronavirus pandemic. MotorCity Casino Hotel and the Greektown Casino-Hotel. opened Wednesday. MGM Grand Detroit will open for invite-only VIP customers Wednesday and Thursday, and at 10 a.m. Friday for the general public. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Casinos in New York will be allowed to reopen with public health restrictions such as reduced capacity and social distancing Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.

Cuomo set a reopening date of Wednesday, Sept. 9. Casinos can reopen at 25 percent capacity, they will have to require masks and social distancing, and must install advanced air filtration systems.

Casinos will not be allowed to have table games unless they can install adequate physical barriers between players. No casino in New York has such barriers, budget Director Robert Mujica said. Slot machines will have to be separated by 6 feet or be separated by physical barriers.

The state’s Gaming Commission will enforce compliance.

Jake’s 58 says the casino will open Sept. 9th, but the hotel will open at a later date.

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