Even at 15% capacity, it is still good to reopen. Detroit’s three commercial casinos will have to accept what they get. The limitations are mandated by the Fire Department.
The bad news is that the poker rooms will be closed, and other table games will only allow three players at one time. Roulette, craps, and mini-baccarat are exceptions. Of note, dice will be disinfected for each new shooter.
Of course, masks or face shields are required, except temporarily during identity checks.. As for sportsbook, customers will have to stand six feet apart.
Perhaps it is not fair that Nevada casinos face only a 50% limitation on capacity. Clearly the ruling body has different gaming guidelines.
It’s a different ball game in Michigan. Each casino will establish their own reopening plans in consultation with casino workers unions.
The 23 local tribal casinos are already open with the other three commercial entities in Detroit set to go pending a nod from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. After waiting patiently, retail stores, restaurants, bars, and public pools are in operation.