They could open as early as July 1, which would be part of Stage 3 and provided that 70% of British Columbians are vaccinated with a single dose.
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When the facilities reopen, the BCLC said a number of changes will be made to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.
There will be at least two meters of space between table games, slot machines and other gaming equipment.
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Physical barriers will be used where physical distancing is not possible or where casino employees must interact with players.
There will be limits on the number of people who can be in the casino at a time, including occupancy of restaurants and lounges.
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More. Table games will be adjusted to those in which cards can be dealt face up as players will not be allowed to touch cards with the exception of Squeeze Baccarat, which uses single-use cards.
More details will be released as BC’s restart plan continues.
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