Genting Casino in Southport is back open again today after lockdown restrictions were eased this week.
The attraction, on Southport’s Promenade, next to Bliss Hotel, has been closed since the coronavirus pandemic struck in March.
On Thursday night Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that play centres, casinos, indoor theatres and music venues in Southport and around the UK are finally allowed to reopen this weekend, while beauty salons, tattoo studios, spas and barbers across England will be able to offer all close contact services
A Genting Casino spokesman said: “We are very pleased to finally have been given the green light to open and are looking forward to welcoming customers back.
“Over the past few months, we have been working tirelessly to ensure all our venues up and down the country are Covid secure to provide our returning customers with the safest and most enjoyable environments possible.
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You can find more detail on the measures and steps we have taken on our website and an idea of what to expect when you come to the casino.
“For one of the ultimate nights out in Southport visit Genting Casino Southport. Offering all of your favourite casino games including American Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker and Electronic Roulette.
“Genting Casino Southport is the perfect destination to drink, eat, relax and play. At the heart of the fun is a state-of-the-art casino offering the very latest in gaming technology in a vibrant and exciting environment.”
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that plans to open up more of the economy this weekend “will allow more people to return to work and the public to get back to more of the things they have missed”.
New safety measures which have been put in place at Genting Casino in Southport include: a new one-way system in place to help you move around the casino safely; only three players to a live table game at any time to allow safe distancing; glass screens between slots machines and e-tables protect customers whilst they play; plus several hand sanitising stations placed around the casino.
Genting has also increased its deep cleaning procedures throughout the casino, on tables and machines. Personal protective equipment is available for guests and staff to use while the number of guests that can be accommodated has been to allow for distancing measures.