Tunica, Miss. (May 16, 2020) – Today, Horseshoe Tunica announced that it will resume gaming operations at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 21 in accordance with directives from the Mississippi Gaming Commission and the Mississippi State Department of Health pending regulatory approval.
Horseshoe Tunica will operate at 50% capacity, in accordance with the Phase One Casino Reopening Guidelines issued by the Mississippi Gaming Commission. Slot machine banks will be arranged to allow for proper social distancing, and table games will be offered with limited seating. Certain amenities including Poker, the Sportsbook, Village Square Buffet, the Laurel Lounge and the WSOP bar 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. All other outlets and self-betting kiosks will open Thursday, May 21 at 8:00 a.m. For a full list of all the amenities that will be available, please visit Horseshoe Tunica’s website: www.horseshoetunica.com.
Horseshoe Tunica will implement Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s (“Caesars Entertainment” or the “Company”) new health and safety protocols, which enhance its existing plans and practices in these areas. Horseshoe Tunica is focused on the well-being of team members, guests and the community, and will create an environment with high standards of sanitization and physical distancing practices.
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.
Further updates on Caesars response to COVID-19 can be found at: https://www.caesars.com/corporate/coronavirus-guest-information.
About Horseshoe Tunica:
Horseshoe Tunica has been the market leader in gaming and entertainment since opening on February 13, 1995. The casino known nationwide as the place where real gamblers come to gamble features state-of-the-art technology, luxurious furnishings and contains over 1,380 slot and video poker games, the widest variety of table games in the region including an Asian gaming section. The 25-table World Series of Poker themed poker room featuring a WSOP lounge is a poker player’s paradise. Horseshoe Tunica guests enjoy a 14-floor hotel tower with over 500 luxuriously appointed rooms featuring world-class customer service and amenities including Jack Binion’s Steak which offers contemporary as well as classic fine dining offerings and a wine bar, the all you can imagine Village Square Buffet featuring fare from all over the world and highlighting Southern specialties and desserts, the area’s only Starbucks, Lucky 8 Asian Bistro, and The Spa at Horseshoe. Horseshoe Tunica consistently books headline entertainment to perform at the 1500 seat intimate and stellar Bluesville concert hall. For more information, please visit www.horseshoetunica.com
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 www.caesars.com/corporate.
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