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Bellagio, Caesars Palace poker rooms to return Thursday in Las Vegas

Plexiglass separates a dealer from a guest at the reopening of the Bellagio, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Casinos in Nevada were allowed to reopen on Thursday for the first time after temporary closures as a precaution against the coronavirus.

Bellagio and Caesars Palace will bring back their poker rooms at 10 a.m. Thursday following nearly three months of closures out of coronavirus concerns.

The Bellagio room will feature 23 tables, each of which will have a maximum of six players, per reopening guidelines established by the Gaming Control Board. Additionally, plexiglass has been installed at all tables to meet physical distancing guidelines, officials said. Two of the tables will be in the high-limit room.

The Caesars Palace room will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. Thursday through Sunday, according to a Caesars Entertainment spokeswoman. Guests at poker tables there will be required to wear face masks.

Unlike before the closures, food will not be allowed in the Bellagio poker room. Same for guests or spectators.

Bellagio and Caesars Palace reopened June 4, the initial day casinos were permitted to come back in Nevada.

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