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World Series Of Poker Removes Mask Mandate For 2021 Events

by Steve Schult | Published: Sep 07, '21

The 2021 World Series of Poker will be played without a mask mandate. According to a tweet from the organization on Tuesday afternoon, since all the players, media and spectators will be required to show proof of vaccination, the event is compliant with …

Poker Community Divided Over World Series Of Poker Vaccine Mandate

by Card Player News Team | Published: Aug 29, '21

On Friday, less than five weeks from the start of the 2021 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, tournament organizers surprised many by announcing a vaccine mandate for anyone wishing to play. Proof of vaccination, using a mobile health pass app, is …

2021 World Series of Poker In Las Vegas To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination

by Card Player News Team | Published: Aug 27, '21

The World Series of Poker announced Friday that in order to participate in the 2021 series, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The world’s largest poker tournament festival is scheduled to return this fall and will use the CLEAR mobile app …

Masks Return To Nevada Casinos With New Mandate From Governor

by Steve Schult | Published: Jul 29, '21

Masks are making a return to Las Vegas casinos. Earlier this week, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak reimposed a mask mandate for the Silver State that goes into effect Friday, July 30. The move comes as the Center for Disease Control changed its recommendation …

Las Vegas Casino Workers Forced To Wear Masks Again

by Steve Schult | Published: Jul 21, '21

Las Vegas casino employees will be wearing masks for at least the next several weeks. Initially, it was just a pair of Las Vegas casinos decided it would mandate its entire workforce must mask up. Late last week, the near-strip Westgate hotel and casino, …

New Jersey And Pennsylvania Casinos Resume Indoor Smoking

by Steve Schult | Published: Jul 13, '21

Gaming regulators in two of the largest casino markets in the country have lifted the last of their remaining COVID restrictions as gamblers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are able to smoke inside again. According to the Associated Press, the year-long …

WATCH: Massachusetts Casino Patrons Count Down The End Of COVID Restrictions

by Card Player News Team | Published: May 29, '21

Last Wednesday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted to remove all COVID-induced restrictions on its state’s casinos starting this weekend. Gamblers at the Encore Boston Harbor property celebrated the end of those restrictions the same way as most …

Massachusetts Casinos Likely Won't Reopen Poker Rooms Until 2022

by Steve Schult | Published: May 27, '21

Massachusetts gaming regulators are removing all COVID-19-induced restrictions on the Bay State’s gaming operators this weekend. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 4-0 to remove the remaining restrictions. According to a report from …

Masks Become Optional For Vaccinated Guests At Las Vegas Casinos

by Steve Schult | Published: May 17, '21

For vaccinated guests at Las Vegas casinos, masks are no longer mandatory. The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced Friday that it was removing the mask mandate that has been in place since the state’s casino market was reopened last July. The shift in …

New Jersey And Pennsylvania Casinos To Operate At Full Capacity Later This Month

by Steve Schult | Published: May 07, '21

Governors in Pennsylvania and New Jersey announced that they are removing capacity restrictions on many industries in their state later this month, including casinos. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that starting Memorial Day, the state’s 14 …

 
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