Ontario is once again beginning to open up and that means great news for many businesses, including casinos, in Canada.

The Provincial Government of Ontario, Canada has begun a process of re-opening to slow the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19 and that means great news for Niagara casinos.

What is the great news?

The latest update allows casinos to open once again at a 50% reduced capacity on Monday, January 31st at 12:01am.

“We are looking forward to welcoming back our guests and associates, and are doing so with their health and safety as our top priority. Together, by following implemented health and safety procedures, we can get back to fun at Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara!” - Richard Taylor, President, Niagara Casinos. 

What do people need to do to be able to go to the Casino again?

According to a press release, all guests entering the casino are required to provide proof of vaccination by the enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code. The QR code can be used digitally or by printing a paper copy, both will be accepted. Guests can download or print their certificate with QR code here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/.

Guests and employees will need to wear a mask at all times and maintain social distance.

Can Americans travel to Canada?

At this point the US Department of State is saying "Do Not Travel To Canada."

So not yet...but hopefully soon!

Where can people go for the latest updates?

Check their websites for up to date info:

Fallsview Casino Resort: https://fallsviewcasinoresort.com/

Casino Niagara: https://www.casinoniagara.com

 

The hotel at Fallsview Casino Resort will re-open on Sunday, January 30th at 3:00pm.

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