EXPANDED GAMING FLOOR ALL THE FUN WITH INCREASED SAFETY
Determined to prioritize the health and wellness of its guests and staff amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Tachi Palace Casino Resort took several months to reconfigure the casino floor with socially distanced slot machines and added safety measures prior to reopening.
In addition to safety, casino officials’ goals included offering as much of the full Tachi Palace Casino experience as possible, and they did just that. On re-opening day, guests were treated to an additional 23,000 square feet of gaming space and were able to enjoy their favorite slot machines with proper social distancing in play. Whether looking for video poker, black jack, Buffalo, Wheel of Fortune, Rainbow Riches, or Golden Egypt, or the latest slots including Happy 8’s, Jolly 8’s or Dragon Hits, guests will find them all and plenty more.
How was 23,000 square feet of gaming space added without expanding the property? It took creative thinking, puzzle-solving skills, and determination. The majority of space was added to the third floor by using a portion of the bingo hall (which remains closed), removing the enclosed poker room, and eliminating a wall, which permitted expansion into a previous hallway. These modifications crafted additional gaming spaces and a more open atmosphere to house more than 1,800 slot machines. In addition, glass replaced a solid barrier allowing a view of the casino floor below.
The table games area also was reconfigured to feature one large pit area to ensure proper social distancing between tables. Safety measures include a three-player limit and plexiglass barriers separating both the dealer and other players. For added safety, guests will notice daily sanitization of chips, sanitization of the player areas in between player sessions and an increase in refreshing card decks. Table games include Blackjack Match Bonus & Stax progressive, Spanish 21, 3 Card Poker, Face Up Pai Gow, EZ Pai Gow Poker, Mini Baccarat with dragon bonus, Richer Roulette, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.
In addition to increasing gaming space with social distance in mind, other safety measures continue to be enforced:
- No-smoking policy
- Voluntarily Suspended cocktail service
- Face coverings for guests and associates
- Infrared temperature checks at entrances
- Numerous hand sanitizing stations
- Attendants dedicated to sanitizing slot machines
Welcome back to playing it safe at Tachi Palace Casino Resort.