Gov. Cuomo: New York state-approved casinos can open September 9

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ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) — During a Thursday morning conference call with media, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that state-approved casinos would be able to open on September 9 at 25% occupancy.

In order to open, those state-approved casinos would have to have the advanced air filtration systems with MERV-13 air filters, just like malls had to have before they could open.

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Gov. Cuomo also said that there will be no table games, and no beverage service on the gaming floor.

Social distancing will need to be followed, and a face covering must be worn at the locations.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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