Casinos: here are the dates for the reopening and the new safety standards

Casinos: voici les dates de réouverture et les nouvelles normes de sécurité

MONTREAL | Casino of Montreal will open its doors at the beginning of the month of August, while those of Charlevoix, Mont-Tremblant and Gatineau will be open after mid-July, announced on Tuesday that Loto-Quebec, stating that 2250 employees have been temporarily laid off.

The hotel montreal will be the last of the State-owned company to open its doors on August 3. In a press release announcing the dates and the terms for opening up its gaming establishments, Loto-Québec has indicated that there would be six areas accommodating each a maximum of 250 people at the Montreal Casino.

Here, as elsewhere, the priority is “to ensure that activities are conducted in a manner that is safe and healthy for all employees and customers in a fun environment”. The opening hours will be modified and an online booking system will be put in place.

The Bingo network will open the ball of the occasions from 3 July. Follow the network of VLTS and Kinzo (7 July), the Hilton Lac-Leamy (13 July), the casino de Charlevoix and Mont-Tremblant, the games shows of Quebec and Three-Rivers (16 July) and the Casino du Lac-Leamy (23 July).

All clients must wear a mask or cover your face, and the employees on the playground must wear a mask procedure, or even, in some cases, a visor.

The re-opening of the institutions of Loto-Québec will take place in a gradual way, respecting the instructions for spacing and physical hygiene, in particular.

Here are the dates for the reopening of the establishments of games of Loto-Québec:

  • Hilton Lac-Leamy: July 13,
  • Casino de Charlevoix, Casino de Mont-Tremblant, games Lounge of Québec and Salon de jeux de Trois-Rivières: July 16,
  • Casino du Lac-Leamy: 23 July
  • Casino de Montréal: 3 August
  • Network of VLTS and Kinzo: 7 July
  • Bingo network: July 3,

New safety standards, hours of operation, modified and on-line booking system:

  • New online booking system for customers.
  • Sectors, casinos are limited to a maximum of 250 people:
  • Salon de jeux de Québec (250 people)
  • Salon de jeux de Trois-Rivières (250 people)
  • Casino of Charlevoix (250 people)
  • The Casino de Mont-Tremblant (250 people)
  • Casino du Lac-Leamy (4 areas of 250 people = 1000)
  • Casino of Montreal (6 sectors 250 persons = 1500);
  • Complete disinfection of each facility daily, and cleaning of each of the gaming devices after each client;
  • Mask is a mandatory procedure for all employees on the playground and, when required according to the standards of the CNESST, eye protection mandatory;
  • Mask or covering the face compulsory for all the clients;
  • Display signage to indicate the direction of traffic and the two meters of separation physical;
  • Reconfiguration of the play areas;
  • Activation of the slots so as to provide separation physical;
  • Reduction in the number of players at gaming tables and installation of protection panels between the players and to the dealer;
  • Delivery of a stylus to the tip of rubber to avoid contact touch with the slot machines;
  • No manipulation of cards or tokens by the customer;
  • Bars and theaters closed for the moment;
  • Offers recovery booster only.


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