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ZERO Monarch Casino Resort Spa team members test positive for COVID-19 ahead of grand reopening

Jun 17, 2020


All returning team members have been tested for COVID-1

Monarch Casino Resort Spa is pleased to report that none of its over 200 Team Members who returned from furlough have tested positive for COVID-19 prior to re-opening day. All team members received free COVID-19 tests prior to beginning work after being recalled from furlough.

Monarch Casino has been working diligently behind the scenes since its closure in March to implement a stringent health and safety plan. The plan includes all state and county mandated requirements and adds several additional measures to keep Monarch team members and guests as safe as possible:

  • Antimicrobial Microshield 360 applied to all high-contact surfaces
  • Temperature checks will be required for everyone entering the casino
  • Every other directly adjacent slot machine is closed or spaced to allow for social distancing
  • All Team Members and guests are required to wear masks
  • Guests are encouraged to socially distance from people and groups outside of their parties
  • Capacity will be limited to allow for social distancing
  • The Buffet at Monarch will serve a special menu for sit-down service for up to 50 diners at a time
  • Team Members will clean all machines multiple times per day with Virex disinfectant
  • Team Members will clean all surfaces such as restaurant counters and dining tables regularly with a Virex disinfectant
  • Team Members will clean all public touchpoints such as handrails, elevator buttons, doorknobs and handles frequently with a Virex disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer and antimicrobial wipes will be available to all guests and Team Members
  • Signage encouraging handwashing for at least 20 seconds will be posted in all restrooms

Our safety guidelines are available at where guests can also see when our occupancy levels ebb and flow hourly throughout the week, giving visitors the information they need to plan their visit when they’ll feel most comfortable.

Now that Monarch Casino is back to work, we’d like to help put Colorado back to work by inviting anyone looking for work in the hospitality industry to apply for dozens of open positions. Monarch did not layoff any Team Members during the closure and continued to provide health benefits for all its furloughed Team Members. The new Monarch Casino resort, spa and several new restaurants will open soon and it’s a great time to join the rapidly-growing Monarch Casino Resort Spa team. If you’re interested, visit Monarch’s careers page.

Monarch Casino Resort Spa is conveniently located just a short drive from Denver in beautiful Black Hawk. There is plenty of convenient, free parking available in Monarch’s state-of-the-art new parking garage just steps away from the gaming floor.