Julia Enns
Manager, Communications & Media Relations
[email protected]

(Niagara Falls, ON) July 21, 2020 Niagara Casinos is excited that with Monday’s Provincial announcement the Niagara Region is allowed to enter Stage 3 on Friday, July 24. This is a great step forward as a Province and Region and we look forward to welcoming our guests and associates back soon.

As the province has announced, casinos are permitted to re-open in Stage 3, but with significant restrictions in place. We are currently reviewing the re-opening requirements and how the capacity restrictions will impact the re-opening of our casino properties. For this reason Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara will not be re-opening on Friday, July 24.

“We are excited that Niagara is able to take the step forward into Stage 3 this Friday, and we continue to move closer to a day that we can re-open our doors to our guests and associates” says Richard Taylor, President, Niagara Casinos. “Our teams have been working incredibly hard to get our properties ready to re-open and Safe to Play. We are reviewing the Stage 3 restrictions and what they mean for our re-opening plans. While we are not re-opening this Friday, we look forward to welcoming back our guests soon.”

The health and safety of our guests and associates is of the highest priority. We are working collaboratively with the Canadian Gaming Association, Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG), the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services, Infectious Disease Prevention experts and members of our Joint Health & Safety Committee to implement all health and safety protocols for the protection of all staff and customers. Examples include:

· Physical distancing of at least two metres (achieved in part by admitting fewer customers);

· The use of face coverings for customers and employees;

· Ensuring the availability of alcohol-based hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes for customers;

· Implementing where effective and possible, physical barriers such as clear plastic partitions;

· Enhanced cleaning and disinfection, particularly of high-touch surfaces, bathrooms and shared equipment;

· Signage and communication to reinforce all health and safety protocols;

· Employee health screening tools including temperature kiosks;

· COVID-19 health & safety training for all staff.

For the latest updates please visit our websites:

Fallsview Casino Resort: https://fallsviewcasinoresort.com/

Casino Niagara: https://www.casinoniagara.com/

About Fallsview Casino Resort

Overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is an award-winning resort that has been offering premier entertainment and superior guest service since 2004. Featuring a CAA Four-Diamond Hotel with 374 luxury rooms and suites, Fallsview Casino Resort houses a large and impressive gaming floor with more than 3,000 slot machines and 130 gaming tables. Winner of the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence and CAA’s Four-Diamond Award for its two signature restaurants, Ponte Vecchio and 21 Club Steak & Seafood, this vibrant resort property also features a full-service spa and fitness centre, a state-of-the-art 1,500-seat theatre, 5,000 seat all ages Entertainment Centre, dozens of dining and shopping options and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara have been recognized as a “Hamilton-Niagara Top Employer” for ten consecutive years. For more information, visit fallsviewcasinoresort.com, join us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @fallsviewcasino or call 1-888-325-5788.

About Casino Niagara

Operating since 1996, Casino Niagara offers non-stop excitement in the heart of Niagara Falls’ tourism district. The casino features action-packed gaming, ongoing promotions, exciting tournaments and free live entertainment throughout the week. For more information, visit casinoniagara.com, follow Casino Niagara on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @casinoniagara, or call 1-888-325-5788.

About Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) is a master developer and operator of premier global integrated entertainment resorts, including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Inspire in Incheon, South Korea and Niagara, Canada. MGE is owner, developer, and/or manager of integrated entertainment resorts throughout the United States, including Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Northern Asia, and Niagara Falls, Canada. MGE is owner and operator of Connecticut Sun, a professional basketball team in the WNBA and New England Black Wolves, a professional lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. For more information on MGE and our properties, visit www.mohegangaming.com.