Recovery: Cardrooms, Satellite Wagering Facilities, and Racetracks with Onsite Wagering

Cardrooms, satellite wagering facilities, and racetracks with onsite wagering can resume immediately with safeguards as Los Angeles County moves forward on the Roadmap to Recovery.

Cardrooms, Satellite Wagering Facilities, and Racetracks with Onsite Wagering

**To help slow the spread of COVID-19, cardrooms and satellite wagering facilities are closed effective July 1 until further notice**

Are masks required?

Yes, staff and patrons must wear face coverings.

Will temperature screenings be required?

Maybe. In some cases symptom checks will be conducted before you enter the establishment. Symptom checks must include coughing, shortness of breath or fever, and any other symptoms you may be experiencing.

Staff will also be screened for symptoms.

Anyone feeling sick should stay home.

Are table card games (poker, blackjack, hold ‘em) allowed?

Yes, with physical distancing guidelines in place. Signs will be posted near tables reminding players of best practices for staying safe.

How are casino chips cleaned before and after usage?

Equipment and furniture that must be shared is cleaned and disinfected between shifts or between users, whichever is more frequent, including but not limited to working surfaces, keys, chips in play, gaming table rails and chairs, dice and tiles, cards (if not discarded after use), electronic playing book forms, touchscreens, time clocks, cleaning equipment and stationary and mobile equipment controls.

How are cards cleaned before and after usage?

Cards will be changed at every dealer rotation and disposed of by the outgoing dealer. Disposable gloves should be offered to players and staff at tables.

Are slot machines allowed?

Yes, but physical distancing will be in effect.

How are machines cleaned between users?

Machines will be cleaned regularly in accordance with guidelines, listed found here.

Are betting windows open?

Yes, racetracks and satellite wagering facilities with betting windows are open. However, windows should be configured to allow six feet of separation and including physical impermeable barriers, where possible.

Can I order drinks while playing?

No beverage service will not be available at gaming tables.

Can I order food while playing?

No, meal service is not allowed while playing.

Can friends play together at the same table?

Yes, as long as physical distancing guidelines are met.