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Jul 16, 2020



Hammond, IN June 12, 2020 — Horseshoe Hammond Casino officially announced today that it will resume gaming operations at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15, in accordance with directives from the Indiana Gaming Commission and the Indiana State Department of Health.

Horseshoe Hammond Casino will operate at reduced capacity, in accordance with Phase One Casino Reopening Guidelines issued by the Indiana Gaming Commission. Slot machine banks will be arranged to allow for social distancing; table games will be offered as non-smoking and with limited seating; and guests will be required to wear masks while playing table games. Certain amenities including sports book, poker room, buffet, steakhouse, the Venue and valet will remain closed until further notice, and are planned to reopen in phases that are in-line with consumer demand and pursuant to guidance provided by public health authorities. For a full list of all the amenities that will be available, please visit

Horseshoe Hammond Casino is focused on the well-being of our team members, guests and community, and is striving to create an enjoyable environment that emphasizes sanitization and physical distancing practices. Horseshoe Hammond Casino will implement new health and safety protocols previously announced by Caesars Entertainment Corporation (“Caesars Entertainment”), which enhance its existing plans and practices in these areas.Among the enhanced health and safety protocols include more frequent cleaning and sanitization. Team member temperature checks and screenings will be conducted daily, and team members will be required to wear masks, which will be provided by Caesars. Guests will be provided masks and will be strongly encouraged to wear them throughout their visit.

Government-issued photo identification will be required upon entry into the casino.

Further updates on Caesars Entertainment’s response to COVID-19 can be found at:


Horseshoe Hammond, a Caesars Entertainment Corporation property, is the premier entertainment and gambling destination in Chicago and Northwest Indiana. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, Horseshoe Hammond features a state-of-the-art sports book, fine dining, the latest slot machines, table games and an intimate-concert venue experience. Based in Hammond Ind., Horseshoe Hammond is annually recognized as one of the best places to work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. For additional information, visit Must be at least 21 years old to gamble or attend events. Know When to Stop Before You Start. Gambling Problem? Call 1 800-994-8448. 2020 Caesars License Company, LLC.


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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