Live Updates: Casinos Throughout The US Shutter Amid Coronavirus

Posted on March 16, 2020 - Last Updated on March 31, 2020

This is an ongoing story and will be updated regularly 

The uncontrollable spread of COVID-19 has brought the casino industry to a grinding halt. Across the country, casinos are closing their doors to casual and experts bettors in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

On March 19, the American Gaming Association issued a release on the crisis. AGA President and CEO Bill Miller said:

“An estimated 616,000 casino gaming employees are prevented from working because of the important health and safety decisions made by state governments. Nearly all (95%) of the country’s 465 commercial casinos, and eight-in-ten (83%*) of the country’s 524 tribal casinos, have shuttered their doors.

“The impact on our employees, their families, and communities is staggering, and the implications extend far beyond the casino floor. Leading technology companies that supply the industry, and the nearly 350,000 small business employees that rely on gaming for their livelihood, are also feeling the devastating blow of this unprecedented public health crisis.”

So when will US casinos re-open amid the crisis? Only time will tell.

Though many gamblers will turn to horse betting, online casinos and online poker, our staff at PlayUSA wants to keep you up to date with a list of casino properties that have suspended operations in the wake of this global pandemic.

Alabama casinos

Casinos in Alabama will remain closed until at least March 30.

Closed casinos are owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

  • Wind Creek Casino Hotel Atmore
  • Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Wetumpka
  • Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Montgomery

Arizona casinos

Fortunately, Arizona has not been hit as hard by coronavirus, at least officially, anyway. Seemingly as a result, Gov. Doug Ducey has not been as aggressive in preventing the virus’ spread.

Schools have closed under his order, and gatherings of more than 50 people have been discouraged, but Ducey has yet to require restaurants and bars from cutting off sit-down dining, for example.

Regardless, a handful of Arizona casinos have taken proactive measures by temporarily closing their doors:

  • Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass: closed for two weeks starting March 18
  • Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Lone Butte: closed for two weeks starting March 18
  • Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Vee Quiva: closed for two weeks starting March 18
  • Talking Stick Resort: closed March 18 to March 31
  • Casino Arizona: closed March 18 to March 31
  • Fort McDowell Casino: closed March 18 to April 2
  • We-Ko-Pa Resort: expected to open April 2

Arkansas casinos

Several Arkansas casinos are temporarily closing due to the coronavirus outbreak. Southland Casino Racing, Saracen Casino Resort, and Oaklawn Casino will be closed for two weeks. According to reports, thoroughbred racing will continue without spectators.

California casinos

Like most states, California has called for the suspension of events with 250 or more people while also ordering bars and restaurants to close up shop temporarily.

As for California casinos, some tribal properties have already started to take precautionary measures that include temporarily closing.

Beginning March 15, San Manuel Casino closed and will remain that way until the end of the month. Augustine Casino and Casino Pauma also suspended operations March 15; Augustine will reopen “at the discretion” of the tribe and the casino’s executive team, while Casino Pauma is closed until further notice.

Both Pechanga Resort Casino and Harrah’s Resort Southern California joined the list of closed casinos on March 16 and will stay that way at least until the end of March.

The tribal casinos in San Diego County — Barona, Campo, Jamul, Sycuan and Viejas — will close beginning March 20 and last at least until the end of the month.

Colorado casinos

Gov. Jared Polis came forward with the order to close dine-in services at restaurants and bars throughout the state as well as gyms, theaters and Colorado casinos.

This order, which took effect March 17, will continue for at least 30 days.

More than 30 commercial and tribal casinos call Colorado home. Tribal properties, however, are not mandated to follow the order.

Regardless, below is a list of casinos that have temporarily closed and appear to be following Polis’ timeline unless otherwise stated:

  • Golden Gates
  • Mardi Gras
  • Golden Gulch
  • Ameristar Black Hawk: Closed until further notice
  • Century Casino
  • Bronco Billy’s
  • Isle of Capri
  • Lady Luck Black Hawk

Connecticut casinos

The states two casinos, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort, have agreed to close for two weeks under a deal announced by Gov. Ned Lamont.

According to the ctpost, both properties are no longer accepting new hotel reservations. As of Monday, table games at Foxwoods, operated by Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, were closed while “alternating slot machines were turned off to create distance between players.”

Mohegan Sun spokesman Cody Chapman told the ctpost, similar measures were taken to create space at slot machines and table games, where players were limited to three people per table.

Delaware casinos

As of March 17, all three casinos in Delaware have closed as Gov. John Carney has issued emergency declarations throughout the state.

  • Delaware Park
  • Dover Downs
  • Harrington Casino and Raceway

Florida casinos

3/20/2020 Update: The Seminole Tribe of Florida amended its previous position Friday, opting to temporarily close its Florida casinos. These locations include Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, Seminole Casino Brighton, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, and Seminole Classic Casino.

  • Calder Casino: closed for at least two weeks starting March 16
  • Palm Beach Kennel Club: closed for at least two weeks starting March 16
  • Hialeah Park Casino: closed until further notice
  • The Casino @ Dania Beach: closed March 17 to April 1
  • The Big Easy Casino: closed March 17 until further notice
  • The Casino at Gulstream Park: closed March 17 until further notice

Illinois casinos

The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) extended its closure of all casinos and video gaming terminals until April 8. This includes all Illinois casinos, all video gaming operations, and all Illinois sports betting. There are 35,483 video gaming terminals in the state operating at 7,307 bars, restaurants and truckstops.

Gov. JB Pritzker also announced all dine-in service will be suspended at all bars and restaurants across the state.

Casinos and racetracks closed:

  • Argosy Casino Alton
  • Casino Queen
  • Harrah’s Joliet Casino & Hotel
  • Grand Victoria Casino
  • Hollywood Casino Aurora
  • Hollywood Casino Joliet
  • Rivers Casino
  • Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
  • Harrah’s Metropolis Casino & Hotel
  • Jumer’s Casino & Hotel
  • Fairmont Park
  • Hawthorne Casino and Race Course

Indiana casinos

The Indiana casino industry suspended operations on Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes popular casino locations like Ameristar East and Horseshoe Casinos, both located minutes from downtown Chicago.

In total, the state has 14 casinos that will be closed for at least two weeks beginning March 16. These include:

  • Ameristar Casino East Chicago – East Chicago
  • Belterra Casino – Florence
  • Blue Chip Casino – Michigan City
  • Four Winds South Bend – South Bend*
  • French Lick Resort Casino – French Lick
  • Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg – Lawrenceburg
  • Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing and Casino – Anderson
  • Horseshoe Casino Hammond – Hammond
  • Horseshoe Casino Southern Indiana – Elizabeth
  • Indiana Grand Racing & Casino – Shelbyville
  • Majestic Star I & II – Gary
  • Rising Star Casino – Rising Star
  • Tropicana Evansville – Evansville

Iowa casinos

On Tuesday, Gov. Kim Reynolds declared a statewide public health emergency limiting gathering to 10 people and closing bars, restaurants, casinos, and other businesses until the end of the month.

Casinos and racetracks closed:

  • Ameristar
  • Casino Queen
  • Catfish Bend
  • Diamond Jo Dubuque
  • Diamond Jo Worth
  • Grand Falls
  • Hard Rock
  • Harrah’s
  • Horseshoe
  • Iowa Greyhound Park
  • Isle Bettendorf
  • Isle Waterloo
  • Lakeside
  • Prairie Meadows
  • Q Casino
  • Rhythm City
  • Riverside
  • Wild Rose Emmetsburg
  • Wild Rose Jefferson
  • Wild Rose Clinton

Kansas casinos

On Tuesday, the Kansas Lottery announced the four state-owned casinos will shut down to help “slow the spread of COVID-19.”

Closed casinos:

  • Hollywood Casino in Kansas City
  • Kansas Crossin in Pittsburg
  • Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane
  • Boot Hill Casino in Dodge City

Casinos will remain closed until March 30.

Kentucky racing

Churchill Downs announced Tuesday it has postponed the Kentucky Derby until Saturday, September 5. The historic racetrack also closed their gambling parlors for the time being.

Keeneland and Red Mile racetrack have also closed their gambling facilities, following guidance by the CDC. Keeneland also announced it has canceled its entire 2020 spring racing meet.

Louisiana casinos

Effective March 16 at midnight, the shutdown of the Lousiana casino industry will commence. Ronnie Jones, chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, announced that state police would be working to help implement the shutdown process.

“In an effort to protect the health and wellbeing of [casino] employees and guest, the board is in the process of preparing a formal order directing the closure of the gaming operations at all 20 casinos in the state for a period of 14 days, subject to extension,” Jones said.

Casinos closed:

  • Boomtown Bossier
  • Eldorado Resort
  • Horseshoe
  • Diamond Jacks
  • Sam’s Town
  • Margaritaville
  • Isle Lake Charles
  • L’auberge Lake Charles
  • Golden Nugget Lake Charles
  • Amelia Belle
  • Boomtown New Orleans
  • Treasure Chest
  • Belle of Baton Rouge
  • Hollywood Baton Rouge
  • L’auberge Baton Rouge
  • Harrah’s New Orleans Casino
  • Delta Downs
  • Harrah’s LA Downs
  • Evangeline Downs
  • Fair Grounds

Maine casinos

Taking the health and well being of guests and team members, Jay Snowden, president and CEO of Penn National Gaming, which owns Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway in Bangor, Maine, has decided to close the casino for two weeks.

Oxford Casino & Hotel, has also voluntarily suspended operations for 14 days beginning on Monday, March 16.

Both casinos have followed the actions of other casinos across the country in closing their doors amid the COID-19 outbreak.

Maryland casinos

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the closure of the state’s 12 casinos and racetracks and all simulcast betting facilities effective on Monday, March 16. There has been no announcement on when properties will re-open but all are expected to remain closed for at least two weeks.

Casinos and racetracks closed:

  • MGM National Harbor
  • Live! Casino & Hotel
  • Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
  • Hollywood Casino Perryville
  • Ocean Downs Casino
  • Rocky Gap Casino Resort
  • Laurel Park
  • Pimlico Race Course
  • Timonium Race Course
  • Fair Hill Races
  • Rosecroft Raceway
  • Ocean Downs

Massachusetts casinos

Massachusetts’ three casinos were temporarily shut down Sunday by the state’s gaming commission. The status of Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield, and Plainridge Park Casino will be reevaluated in two weeks.

Michigan casinos

The three commercial casinos in downtown Detroit are expected to remain closed till at least April 13th, according to The Detroit News.

Casinos closed:

  • MGM Grand
  • Greektown Casino
  • MotorCity Casino

Minnesota casinos

Native American tribes across the state are suspending gaming operations and closing their doors in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

On Monday, Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Casino Hickley were the latest to close for no fewer than 14 days.

The state has 11 Native American tribes operating 21 separate casinos across Minnesota. As of Thursday, all properties will remain closed for a two week period.

Mississippi casinos

Mississippi casinos have followed the lead of other properties around the country and closed their doors for the time being. The gaming commission ordered all casinos in the state to close on March 16 until further notice.

The state has 26 casinos in total, all of which will be evaluated on a daily basis the commission said.

  • Central region casinos closed: 7
  • Coastal region casinos closed: 12
  • Northern region casinos closed: 7

These casinos include:

  • 1st Jackpot Casino Tunica
  • Ameristar Casino Hotel
  • Beau Rivage
  • Boomtown Casino Biloxi
  • Fitzgerald’s Tunica
  • Gold Strike Tunica
  • Golden Nugget Biloxi
  • Hard Rock Casino Biloxi
  • Harlow’s Casino Resort
  • Harrah’s Gulf Coast
  • Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast
  • Hollywood Casino Tunica
  • IP Casino Biloxi
  • Island View Casino
  • Isle of Capri
  • Magnolia Bluffs Casino
  • Palace Casino
  • Riverwalk Casino Hotel
  • Sam’s Town Tunica
  • Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
  • Silver Slipper Casino
  • Treasure Bay Casino
  • WaterView Casino and Hotel

Missouri casinos

After consulting with the Missouri Gaming Commission, Gov. Mike Parson announced the closure of all 13 casinos in the state until March 30.

Closed casinos:

  • St. Jo Frontier Casino
  • Mark Twain Casino
  • Ameristar Casino Kansas City
  • Ameristar Casino St. Charles
  • Harrah’s Kansas City
  • Century Casino Cape Girardeau
  • Century Casino Caruthersville
  • Isle of Capri Casino, Kansas City
  • Isle of Capri Casino, Boonville
  • Lumiere Place Casino & Hotels
  • Argosy Riverside Casino
  • River City Casino
  • Hollywood Casino St. Louis

Montana casinos

Some states have not been hit as hard with coronavirus. Montana is one of those states.

Yet while Gov. Steve Bullock issued a directive limiting gatherings to fewer than 50 people, several counties have been more proactive in attempting to slow the virus’ spread. Counties such as Silver BowGallatin and Yellowstone have ordered temporary closures of nonessential businesses.

As for the state of Montana casinos:

  • Glacier Peaks Casino: closed for two weeks starting March 15
  • Lil Peaks Casino: closed for two weeks starting March 15
  • Gray Wolf Peak Casino: closed for two weeks starting March 16
  • KwaTaqNuk Resort & Casino: closed for two weeks starting March 16
  • Fort Belknap Casino: closed until further notice

Montana does feature state-sanctioned sports betting as well as a modified version of mobile wagering.

Sports Bet Montana exists on betting terminals in select retailers scattered throughout the state. Those businesses are also equipped with communication beacons that allow customers to log on to the betting app and wager on mobile devices. Bettors must be physically inside those businesses to bet online.

Despite a shortage of sports to wager on, so long as Montana allows these locations to remain open, residents will have gaming opportunities.

Nevada casinos

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced March 17 the closure of nonessential businesses in the state, which includes Nevada casinos.

This came mere days after Sisolak provided strong support for “any decision our properties make … whether or not to close.”

Details of the order, including when casinos must close and the duration of the closure, were not available at the time of writing.

Prior to this announcement, Wynn Las Vegas and its attached sister property Encore elected to suspend operations for at least two weeks, beginning March 17 at 6 p.m.

*(Note: As of this writing on March 31, Wynn Las Vegas is now taking reservations for the dates of April 17, 2020 and beyond via its website.)

MGM Resorts will also close its nine Vegas casinos on March 17 “until further notice.” Those properties include:

  • MGM Grand
  • Mandalay Bay
  • Luxor
  • Excalibur
  • New-New York
  • Aria and Vdara at CityCenter
  • Park MGM
  • Bellagio
  • The Mirage

On March 17, Venetian and Palazzo resort-hotels announced it would follow their lead, closing through April 1.

Caesars Entertainment’s Las Vegas properties are staying open–for now.

For properties remaining open, the Nevada Gaming Control Board on March 16 issued “Restrictions on Operations during COVID-19 Outbreak” to all of the state’s gaming licensees.

The board emphasized that it will enforce the following restrictions, which will remain in place until further notice:

  • There may be no more than three chairs at each table game.
  • Each gaming machine must be cleaned and sanitized at least once every two hours.
  • Patrons may not serve themselves from buffets that remain open. Similarly, employees may not
    serve themselves in employee dining areas.
  • The gaming floor and other public areas of a licensee’s property must operate under the latest
    social distancing guidance from Nevada’s medical advisory team.

For those wishing to stay home, Nevada offers online poker via the World Series of Poker website and WSOP app.

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New Hampshire casinos

There is no word yet on if casinos in New Hampshire will be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Jersey casinos

Effective March 16, New Jersey — alongside New York and Connecticut — ordered all casinos, movie theaters and gyms to close indefinitely. Restaurants and bars, meanwhile, will only be open for takeout and delivery.

The order will remain in effect “until further notice.”

Additionally, the order shuts down nonessential businesses such as racetracks (among others), meaning the likes of Monmouth Park and Meadowlands Racetrack will suspend operations.

Any business that violates the executive order, according to officials, will be prosecuted for a disorderly persons offense. Gov. Phil Murphy said the state “will take aggressive action” to help combat the outbreak.

Despite the closures, Murphy assured New Jersey online gambling will continue, including sports betting (despite league suspensions and cancellations) and online casinos in New Jersey.

The Garden State boasts more than 20 online casinos. Below are a few of the most popular destinations:

New Mexico casinos

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grishman has stood behind hardened social-distancing recommendations, restricting restuarant service to 50% seating capacity with a 6-foot buffer between tables.

As businesses implement temporary suspensions, several New Mexico casinos are doing the same.

Penn National announced that Zia Park Casino Hotel & Racetrack will close its doors starting March 16. The closure will last until April 10 as a precautionary measure.

Within a few days, several other properties followed suit:

  • Sandia Resort & Casino – closed March 17, until further notice
  • Isleta Resort & Casino – closed for two weeks starting March 17
  • Palace West Casino – closed for two weeks starting March 17
  • Santa Ana Star Casino – closed for 30 days starting March 17
  • Route 66 Casino Hotel – closed for up to 30 days starting March 18
  • Dancing Eagle Casino – closed for up to 30 days starting March 18
  • Casino Express – closed for up to 30 days starting March 18

New York casinos

All New York casinos closed on Monday amid the coronavirus outbreak. According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, properties will remain closed for 14 days despite no known cases of COVID-19.

  • Resorts World Catskills
  • Rivers Casino Resort
  • del Lago Casino Resort
  • Tioga Downs

Additionally, tribal casinos like Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona and two other casinos in Madison County also closed Monday. Casinos will most likely remain closed for two weeks.

Other tribal properties are expected to follow.

North Carolina casinos

The only two casinos in North Carolina, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino, have announced they will close for two weeks.

North Dakota casinos

There is no word yet on if casinos in North Dakota will be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ohio casinos

Last Friday, Gov. Mike DeWine issued an order banning gathering of 100 people or more. According to, the state’s four casinos and seven racinos must close or keep the total number of people in the building, including employees, under 100.

As of Monday, all 11 gaming facilities have suspended operations.

“We will monitor this rapidly changing situation and will keep you informed as decisions are made on when we will reopen,” MGM Northfield told Crain’s Cleveland in an email. “All scheduled promotions and events will be postponed until further notice,” MGM Northfield said in an email sent out to patrons.”

Closed casinos and racinos:

  • Belterra Park Gaming and Entertainment Center
  • Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
  • Hollywood Casino Columbus
  • Hollywood Casino Toledo
  • Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway
  • Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course
  • Jack Cincinnati Casino
  • Miami Valley Gaming
  • Scioto Downs Racing
  • Jack Thistledown Racino

Oklahoma casinos

Gov. Kevin Stitt declared a state of emergency March 15, which seemingly runs counter to his own beliefs considering he has encouraged Oklahomans to move forward “without living in fear” by continuing to patronize restaurants and grocery stores and even keeping schools open.

Regardless, schools and businesses have closed or are expected to close as preventative measures. In Oklahoma City, they, along with the likes of casinos, were required to suspend operations.

Statewide, the following Oklahoma casinos have closed:

  • Artesian Casino: March 16-March 31
  • Chisholm Trail Casino: March 16-March 31
  • Muscogee (Creek) Nation casinos in Beggs, Holdenville, Eufaula, Bristow, Checotah, Okemah: closed until March 31
  • Newcastle Casino: March 16-March 31
  • Riverwind Casino: March 16-March 31
  • River Spirit Casino: closed until March 31
  • Salt Creek Casino: March 16-March 31
  • SouthWind Casino: March 17-April 1
  • Thunderbird Casino: March 17-April 1
  • WinStar World Casino & Resort: March 16-March 31

Oregon casinos

The Northwest has seen an influx of coronavirus cases. While much of it surrounds the Seattle area, Oregon has been no stranger to the virus.

Gov. Kate Brown has banned seated dining at bars and restaurants and prohibited gatherings of more than 25 people. Nonessential business were also ordered to close temporarily.

While Oregon casinos, which reside on tribal land, do not need to obey such an order, several properties have gone that route:

  • Chinook Winds Casino and Resort: closed for at least two weeks starting March 17
  • Seven Feathers Casino Resort: closed for two weeks starting March 17
  • Spirit Mountain Casino: starting March 18 until April 2

The state does not boast legal online casinos, but Oregon sports betting does exist. The Oregon Lottery Scoreboard app remains open and functional, albeit with limited betting options due to mass schedule cancellations and suspensions.

Pennsylvania casinos

As of March 16, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has provided a list of Pennsylvania casino operators that have temporarily closed their doors. (Keep in mind that PA online casinos are fully operational.) The PGCB notes, casinos not on the list remain open but may have restrictions.

This announcement will most likely affect all PA sports betting operations as well. Currently, the four major pillars of sports, NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL have suspended all play for the foreseeable future. Additionally, the NCAA, NASCAR and several other major sports leagues have all suspended operations for the time being.

Casinos and racetracks closed:

  • Oak Sports and Turf Club
  • Valley Forge Casino Resort
  • Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino
  • Rivers Philadelphia Casino
  • Rivers Pittsburgh Casino
  • Parx Casino
  • South Philadelphia Race and Sportsbook
  • Wind Creek Bethlehem
  • Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
  • Mount Airy Casino Resort
  • Mohegan Sun Pocono
  • Lady Luck Nemacolin
  • Meadows Casino and Racetrack
  • Presque Isle Racetrack and Casino

Online casino and online poker remain up and running in PA and could see higher than normal player traffic. Here is a list of PA Casinos and their online partners:

  • SugarHouse Casino — PlaySugarHouse
  • Hollywood Casino — Hollywood Casino
  • Rivers Casino — BetRivers Casino
  • Valley Forge Casino — FanDuel Casino
  • Mohegan Sun Pocono — Unibet Casino
  • Mount Airy Casino — The Stars Group
  • Parx Casino — GAN (only Android available)

Rhode Island casinos

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Rhode Island casinos, Twin River Casino in Lincoln and Tiverton, will close for one week.

“We sincerely regret any inconvenience to our customers,” Marc Crisafulli, president of Twin River told the Providence Journal. “However, the state’s efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus are of paramount importance. We believe this preventative approach is a necessary step to help ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers, and all Rhode Islanders.”

South Dakota casinos

There is no word yet on if casinos in South Dakota will be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas casinos

All casinos in the Lone Star State have voluntarily closed.

Washington casinos

The state of Washington has seemingly become a hotbed for the virus.

As such, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a prohibition of events featuring more than 250 people, as well as ordering the closure of restaurants, bars, entertainment and recreational activities.

The order itself does not apply to Washington casinos as they reside on tribal land. Some properties elected to adjust hours of operation, but others have chosen to close, whether in partial ways or altogether.

For example, 12 Tribes Resort Casino temporarily closed for cleaning “until further notice.” Meanwhile, Coulee Dam Casino and Mill Bay Casino remain open but will shut its doors twice a week for cleaning.

Meanwhile, seven properties have announced closures at least through the end of the month:

  • Tulalip Resort Casino: starting March 16, no reopen date
  • Quil Ceda Creek Nightclub & Casino: starting March 16, no reopen date
  • Emerald Queen Casino: starting late March 17, closed at least two weeks
  • EQC at Fife: starting late March 17 at least two weeks
  • Clearwater Casino Resort: starting late March 17 until April 1
  • Angel of the Winds Casino: starting March 17 until April 1
  • Muckelshoot Casino: starting March 17, no indication of reopen
  • Snoqualmie Casino: starting March 18 to end of month

West Virginia casinos

Following the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in West Virginia, Gov. Jim Justice announced the closure of all restaurants, bars, and casinos. As of Tuesday, there has been no announcement on when casinos will re-open.

Closed West Virginia casinos include:

  • The Greenbrier
  • Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
  • Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort
  • Mardi Gras West Virginia Casino Resort
  • Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack

Wisconsin casinos

All casinos owned and operated by the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin have closed for two weeks according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Closed casinos:

  • Oneida Main Casino
  • Oneida Mason Street Casino
  • IMAC Casino/Bingo/OTB
  • Oneida Casino Travel Center
  • Oneida One-Stop Packerland

Taking the necessary steps to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Oneida Nation and the states 10 other tribes have closed 26 casinos in Wisconsin. 

Other closed casinos:

  • Bad River Lodge and Casino — Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians
  • Potawatomi Carter Casino Hotel — Forest County Potawatomi Indian Tribe
  • Potawatomi Bingo Casino — Forest County Potawatomi Indian Tribe
  • Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls — Ho-Chunk Nation
  • Ho-Chunk Gaming Nekoosa — Ho-Chunk Nation
  • Ho-Chunk Gaming Tomah — Ho-Chunk Nation
  • Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Dells — Ho-Chunk Nation
  • Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg — Ho-Chunk Nation
  • Grindstone Creek Casino — Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
  • Lac Courte Oreilles Casino — Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
  • Lodge & Convention Center — Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
  • Lake of the Torches Resort Casino — Lac du Flambeau band of Lake Superior Chippewa
  • Menominee Casino-Bingo-Hotel — Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin
  • Legendary Waters Resort and Casino — Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
  • Mole Lake Casino — Sokaogon Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
  • St. Croix Casino Danbury — St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
  • St. Croix Casino Hertel Express — St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
  • St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake — St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
  • North Star Mohican Casino Resort — Stockbridge-Munsee Band of the Mohican Tribe

As of Thursday, March 19, Ho-Chunk Gaming in Madison plans to reopen on April 1.

Wyoming casinos

A pair of Wind River Reservation Tribes declared states of emergency within days of each other in mid-March. As a result, their respective casinos in Wyoming will temporarily close.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe announced March 16 that it would close its Wind River Hotel & Casino until further notice. Soon after, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe said it would close Shoshone Rose Casino & Hotel until March 30.

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