In areas where machines are closer than six feet apart, the chairs will be removed. Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved. It’s not too late to get your flu shot! MGM Grand Detroit, Motor City Casino and Greektown Casino will all close for at least two weeks due the coronavirus crisis beginning Monday. MGM Grand Detroit, ... Two other major casinos in Michigan have also closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Free masks will be available for guests. “It is possible to open safely, but you’re talking about older people, intoxicated people,” Local 4′s Dr. Frank McGeorge said. Priya joined WDIV-Local 4 in 2013 as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Caesar's Windsor across the border will also close its doors Monday based on the recommendation from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health, according to a tweet from the casino's official Twitter account. MGM officials said its team of scientific and medical experts developed the new protocols after months of research. Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved. Temporarily Closed Resort Information In accordance with the State Health Department’s November 15 Order, MGM Grand Detroit will temporarily close, Tuesday November 17, for at least three weeks. Employees will wear masks. Learn More.. Close Banner Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Michigan coronavirus cases up to 48,021; Death toll now at 4,674, Fiat Chrysler unveils safety plan as Metro Detroit auto plants prepare to reopen, Blue Angels fly over Metro Detroit amid coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. MGM Grand, MotorCity Casino and Greektown Casino are all set to close Monday in compliance with an order from the Michigan Gaming Control Board. DETROIT – MGM Grand is offering a first glimpse of how one of Detroit’s three casinos will look when it reopens following its coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown. The casinos are expected to be closed for two weeks. Number of positive Coronavirus cases rises to 53 in Michigan, Public gathering rules tighten as Michigan coronavirus cases grow, Gov. Detroit casinos will close for at least a two-week period to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. It is anticipated that it will remain closed … MGM Grand Detroit will reopen on August 7 for meals and a chance to hit the slots again. Every other slot machine will be placed out of service. Matt Morawski, Executive Producer, Local 4 News Today. Education: B.A. It is anticipated that it will remain closed for two weeks, at which time the status will be re-evaluated.More: https://t.co/Aky1yT5K8R pic.twitter.com/ihszZMAluk, More: Number of positive Coronavirus cases rises to 53 in Michigan, More: Public gathering rules tighten as Michigan coronavirus cases grow. In compliance with the Michigan Gaming Control Board's order, MGM Grand Detroit will temporarily suspend operations by 5:00pm, March 16. Firekeepers in Battle Creek … Tribal casinos are not controlled by the Gaming Control Board. https://newsroom.mgmresorts.com/mgm-grand-detroit-to-reopen-august-7.htm (Detroit, MI – July 30, 2020) – MGM Grand Detroit today announced its reopening date following closure earlier this year amidst the COVID-19 crisis. “Clean everything between contact.”. In compliance with the Michigan Gaming Control Board's order, MGM Grand Detroit will temporarily suspend operations by 5:00pm, March 16. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. If you need help with the Public File, call (313) 222-0566. Derick specializes in breaking news, crime and local sports. If you need help with the Public File, call (313) 222-0566. MGM Grand, MotorCity Casino and Greektown Casino are all set to close Monday in compliance with an order from the Michigan Gaming Control Board. It is anticipated that it will remain closed for two weeks, at which time the status will be re-evaluated.More: https://t.co/Aky1yT5K8R pic.twitter.com/ihszZMAluk. “It is possible, though.”, UPDATE -- May 12, 2020: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 48,021; Death toll now at 4,674. Across the Detroit River, Caesar’s Windsor is closing Monday and rescheduling concerts planned there over the next few weeks. After Gov. pic.twitter.com/4gwOE6JraP. At Caesars Windsor, the health, safety and well-being of our employees and guests are our highest priority. The number of players allowed at each table will also be reduced, and plexiglass barriers will be set up at tables where social distancing isn’t possible. in Communications/Post Grad in Advanced Journalism. Matt is the Executive Producer for Local 4 News Today. With OLG’s recent announcement, we are working on an orderly shutdown based on the recommendation of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to temporarily close until further notice. Gretchen Whitmer banned gatherings of more than 250 people March 13, the casinos found ways to stay open, including sectioning off spaces and providing gloves and increased sanitizer to patrons. The health, safety and well-being of our employees and guests are our highest priority. The property will reopen in a limited capacity to the public on Friday, August 7 at 10:00am. As of right now, we will be closed for 14 days. 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A hosted, invitation-only event will take place ahead of the public reopening. “Keep in mind you’re talking about close contact and high-touch surfaces, rolling dice,” McGeorge said.