Most Vegas poker rooms remove plexiglass

Poker is looking close to normal again over in the City of Sin ahead of what could be a record breaking World Series of Poker.

The Bellagio on Friday

More positive news if you are looking forward to a near normal World Series of Poker. Two weeks after the first casinos have reduced social distancing measures, most of the others have too. 

At the time of writing only the Venetian, South Point and the Golden Nugget are continuing with plexiglass between each player, every other card room has taken them down. 

Mask measures remain in place, however the CDC made a statement last Thursday that anyone who has received both vaccination shots will no longer be required to wear a mask or socially distance anywhere. 

Now some people in the industry think that not only will September’s World Series of Poker will be close to normal, we may actually have one of the biggest Main Events in the festival’s history. By then most businesses in Las Vegas will be back to 100% capacity and so far live poker has been seeing record numbers Stateside due to pent up demand. 

In other lockdown news, the UK reopens most of it’s hospitality today for indoor customers including live poker rooms, with social distancing measures firmly in place. 

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