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Jul 15, 2020

Harrah’s Metropolis Announces Temporary Closure

Today, the Illinois Gaming Board ordered the state’s 10 casinos, including Harrah’s Joliet and Harrah’s Metropolis, to suspend gambling operations for 14 days, beginning at 12:00 AM on Monday, March 16, 2020.

The decision was made out of concern for the public health. To be clear, there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Harrah’s Metropolis to date. However, it will close to the public beginning Monday.

Harrah’s Metropolis looks forward to working with the Illinois Gaming Board to effectuate a smooth closing process on Monday, and will reopen as soon as the Illinois Gaming Board determines it is appropriate to do so.