Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula today announced
plans to reopen in the coming weeks.
Pechanga officials set a target date of June 1, but said the actual
date will be confirmed in the days ahead.
Pechanga has been closed for nearly two months in the wake of the
coronavirus pandemic, but with California officials beginning to relax some of the public health restrictions put in place to prevent further spread of the
virus, the casino is preparing to reopen soon.
Officials said the casino will reduce the number of slot machines and
move table games around the casino floor to allow for proper physical
Employees will be required to wear face coverings and will be screened
for temperatures before starting the workday, officials said. Casino guests
will also likely be required to wear face coverings.
The spa and pool will remain closed and no concerts or major events
will be held at Pechanga, officials said.
Casino staff will also be instructed to install more hand sanitizing
stations throughout the property and conduct more frequent sanitizing of high-touch areas.
The announcement comes three days after Pechanga reopened its RV
resort with limited spaces and strict rules in place to safeguard guests and employees.