In the wake of Tuesday's latest Phase Four Re-Open Saskatchewan announcement, with the green light given to casino openings, Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority has announced that all seven of their casinos are set to re-open at 6 p.m. on July 9.
That is the first day that casinos will be allowed to re-open under the province's re-opening plan. Gold Eagle Casino in North Battleford is one of the seven SIGA casinos that will re-open at that time.
According to a company news release, SIGA will start up in a reduced capacity in adherence of public health guidelines. According to SIGA there will be select gaming and food service during this initial phase of reopening; services will gradually be enhanced on demand.
SIGA will also be doing contact tracing for a period of time. Guests will be required to check-in prior to entering the casino, either with a Players Club card or by providing a name and contact number. All visitors must undergo a screening process prior to entering the casino. Full details can be found at SIGA.ca.
Normal operating hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. for Gold Eagle Casino. Hours for other casinos are as follows: Bear Claw Casino 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Living Sky Casino: 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Gold Horse Casino: 12 p.m. to 2 a.m; Painted Hand Casino: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.;Dakota Dunes Casino: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.; and Northern Lights Casino: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
‘We’re very excited to be able to welcome back our valued guests with our unique brand of First Nation hospitality to our casinos across the province. We’ve been working very hard to ensure our facilities are safe for our team members and guests – their health and safety, and that of our broader communities, remains our top priority. I’m very excited for our team members to return to what they do best – providing the best entertainment experience possible for our guests, even if that experience now looks a bit different’ says Zane Hansen, SIGA President and CEO, in a statement.