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Jul 16, 2020


New Orleans, LA (June 9, 2020) – Harrah’s New Orleans Casino and Hotel announces that it will reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 13 in accordance with directives from the City of New Orleans and the Louisiana Gaming Control Board pending regulatory approval.

Harrah’s New Orleans Casino will operate at 25% capacity, in accordance with Phase Two Guidelines issued by the City of New Orleans. Slot machine banks will be arranged to allow for proper physical distancing and table games will be offered with limited seating. Certain amenities, including Poker, The Buffet, Masquerade, and valet parking will remain closed until further notice, and are planned to reopen in phases that are in-line with consumer demand and pursuant to approval provided by public health authorities and the City of New Orleans.

Harrah’s New Orleans will implement Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s new health and safety protocols, which enhance its existing plans and practices in these areas. Harrah’s New Orleans is focused on the well-being of team members, guests, and the community, and will create an enjoyable environment that emphasizes sanitization and physical distancing practices.

The enhanced health and safety protocols include more frequent cleaning and sanitization. Team member and guest temperature checks and screenings will be conducted. In accordance with directives from the City of New Orleans, team members and guests will be required to wear masks, which will be provided by Harrah’s New Orleans.

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About Caesars Entertainment

Caesars Entertainment is one of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment providers and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Caesars Entertainment’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars Entertainment’s portfolio also includes the Caesars Entertainment UK family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars Entertainment is committed to its employees, suppliers, communities and the environment through its PEOPLE PLANET PLAY framework. For more information, please visit

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