Ho-Chunk's Madison casino to partially reopen Wednesday

Wednesday 27th May 2020

MADISON (WKOW) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation will reopen its Madison casino in phases beginning Wednesday, with a safety and sanitation plan in place.

Ho-Chunk Gaming - Madison will open, at first, only to narrower group of people. Player's Club Wisconsin members will be the only people allowed in the casino on Wednesday. A phased reopening will follow.

"As surrounding states still have 'Stay at Home' orders in place, we want to respect that and use effective integration of public health measures," said President WhiteEagle. "We will work within each local municipality to help protect the safety of our local community."

Food and drink service will remain closed during the first phase of reopening.

Everyone who enters the building will have their temperature taken, the press release said. The casino will also install Plexiglas where transactions occur, station hand sanitizer around the building, install signs on prevention policies and require frequent hand washing of its staff.

Ho-Chunk Gaming - Madison will recall its required staff to prepare between 400 and 1,300 slot machines.

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