A fixture of the Niagara Falls skyline will be closing its doors once again, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Albeit, temporarily.

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The Fallsview Casino, located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, announced this evening that in light of new restrictions announced by the Government of Ontario, it will be temporarily closing all casino and resort operations, starting Wednesday, January 5th at 12:01 am.

Richard Taylor, President, Niagara Casinos said via a press release on Monday Evening;

We are working diligently with the OLG, and can confirm that we are in the process of an orderly shutdown of all our operations"

 

Fallsview Casino, which opened its doors in 2004, overlooks the Horseshoe Falls from its site that was once the transformer station building for the Ontario Power Company, located at 6380 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls Ontario, Canada.  They locked their doors for the first time on March 16th, 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, which was the first time the resort casino had closed since its initial opening.

The Fallsview Casino Resort then reopened to the public in accordance with provincial approvals at 10 a.m on July 23 of last year.

After just over five months of operations, the doors are now closing again.  While working through the logistics to implement this latest closure, the Casino plans to work hand in hand with the Ontario Government, and the Public Health Partners to protect its customers from the spread of COVID-19.

The Casinos website posted the following on Monday Evening:

Further updates on when the casino will re-open, taking into account guidance from public health authorities, will be available in the coming weeks.

 

The press release went on to advise customers to monitor the Fallsview Casino Resort website HERE, as well as the property's social media channels for updates.

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