Finally some normalcy! In this "new norm" we are forced to live in, it can feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. However, slowly but surely there are little nuggets of news that let us know things are on the right path to getting back on track, and this is one of them. Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City just announced that their iconic World Series of Poker room will re-open Saturday, December 26th with the market’s first 8 Player Game!
Check out all of the details below in the official press release:
Harrah’s Resort will reopen its World Series of Poker Room this month as the official destination for poker at Caesars Entertainment’s Atlantic City casinos. The iconic brand of poker will resume operations for the first time since March on Saturday, December 26th at noon, with enhanced health and safety protocols at the forefront of the experience to ensure the well-being of players and team members.
Harrah’s Resort will be the first casino in the market to offer an eight player game, with individual safety shields made of plexiglass for each guest to ensure social distance between players. Additional plexiglass will be installed on each game for the safety of dealers, as well as players.
“Harrah’s Resort is thrilled to re-open our World Series of Poker room just in time for the new year, which will serve as the destination for poker in Atlantic City at our Caesars Entertainment resorts,” explained Ron Baumann, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Harrah’s and Caesars. “We’ve spent the last several months ensuring we had enhanced health and safety measures in place, so both our players and team members can feel confident when they play at Harrah’s, while allowing us to take an important step forward in responsibly returning more of our table games product to the market.”
The World Series of Poker Room at Harrah’s will offer the following games upon re-opening:
1-2 No Limit Hold ‘Em 1-3 No Limit Hold ‘Em 2-5 No Limit Hold ‘Em 2-4-6 Hold ‘Em 3-6 Hold ‘Em 10-20 Omaha H/L
Poker will be open seven days a week, daily, from noon to 4am each day. More information on Harrah’s Resort’s health and safety protocols can be found here.