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Jul 16, 2020

Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack to Reopen June 26th

Doors open at 9:00 am for Diamond and Seven Stars cardholders; 11:00 am for General Public


Chester, Pa. (June 22, 2020) – Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack announced today its casino will reopen on Friday, June 26th, pending regulatory approval, in accordance with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. Caesars Rewards Seven Stars cardholders will have exclusive access to the casino beginning at 9:00 am and the property will open to the general public at 11:00 am. The property will be open 24/7 upon reopening.

“After over 100 days of closure, we are thrilled to welcome guests back to Harrah’s Philadelphia,” said Harrah’s Philadelphia SVP and General Manager Chris Albrecht. “We are focused on the well-being of team members, guests and the community and are striving to create enjoyable experiences that emphasize sanitation and physical distancing practices.”

Harrah’s Philadelphia will operate at 50 percent occupancy, with a reduced number of slot machines available for play and with limited capacity at table games in order to allow for physical distancing. All team members will wear company-provided masks and guests will also be required to wear face coverings. The casino will have complimentary masks available for guests at entry as well as hand sanitizer stations throughout the facility. Temperature scans and health screenings for team members will occur upon entry and those with temperatures reading 100.4 degrees and above or who are unable to pass the health screening, will not permitted to enter. The Poker Room, Sports Book and Top Golf will be temporarily closed until further notice; kiosks will be available for sports wagering. 

Guy Fieri’s Philly Kitchen + Bar and The Market will be open with modified hours and social distancing restrictions in place.  The Racetrack at Harrah’s Philadelphia reopened on Sunday, June 21 without spectators. Until further notice, all races will go on as planned but without spectators and with health and safety measures in place.

Harrah’s Philadelphia has implemented Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s new health and safety protocols, which enhance its existing plans and practices in accordance with the CDC, PGCB and local health officials. The safety and well-being of its team members and guests is apriority to Harrah’s Philadelphia and all new protocols and procedures are designed to create an enjoyable environment that emphasizes sanitization and physical distancing practices.

The enhanced health and safety protocols include more frequent cleaning and sanitization of the property, high-touch areas and machines throughout the casino floor.Further updates on the Caesars response to COVID-19 and full health and safety guidelines can be found at: