The Rivers poker room in Schenectady, New York, was closed in March last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After more than 17 months of closure, the poker room reopens today with working hours from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Rivers Poker Room will be closed in March 2020
New York poker fans get their money’s worth after the Rivers Casino in Schenectady, New York announced Monday that it was reopened his poker room today. The venue’s poker room was closed in March last year at the start of the pandemic. Although the casino was also closed, it was allowed to resume operations in September under strict health and safety rules. However, despite the resumption of business by Rivers Casino, the poker room remained in existence closed for more than 17 months.
Closed for more than 17 months, the poker room reopens today
In June of this year, New York gambling venues were allowed to lift and resume COVID-related restrictions Operation at 100% capacity. As a result, Rivers Casino announced that it wanted to reopen its poker room, but had to fill a few positions first.
Now finally the poker room opens the doors again today with working hours from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.. The poker room offers several games 16 tables. With this in mind, the casino’s opening times are longer than those of the poker room. The casino is currently open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
In a statement released on Monday Rick Richardssaid the general manager of Rivers Casino The poker room is a big part of the exciting gaming experience at the venue. He added that rivers “couldn’t be happier to reopen it for our guests.“
The Rivers Casino Des Plaines continues expansion work
In addition to New York, there is exciting news from the Rivers Casino in Illinois. Rivers Casino Des Plaines announced on Monday that it celebrated the placement the last structural beam of its expansion. The operator considered this to be an important milestone and said that he would like to offer a “even more exciting experience.”
The expansion of the venue offers more space for slot machines, a poker room and a new restaurant and function room. The 78,000 square meter extension is priced at $ 87 million and should create around 400 jobs.