October 21, 2020 – The Illinois Gaming Board has announced that beginning October 23, 2020, food and beverage service in video gaming locations in Region 7 (Will and Kankakee counties) and Region 8 (Kane and DuPage Counties) is suspended. Outdoor service, curbside and carryout is permitted. Current mitigation measures will remain in effect, so that all video gaming operations at licensed locations in Region 7 & 8 will be limited to the hours of 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM daily – with no exceptions.
As a reminder, masks must be worn at all times inside the video gaming area. Congregating around video gaming terminals is prohibited and there is a one person per video gaming terminal limitation. Existing social distancing, sanitizing and other mitigation protocols and measures in approved Terminal Operator Pandemic Resumption Plans remain in effect.
Restrictions still remain the same for Region 1 and 5, but these regions be re-evaluated every two weeks by the Illinois Gaming Board.
As COVID-19 cases rise and mitigation efforts are increased, we ask that you please take the COVID-19 safety precautions seriously so we can help prevent the spread and keep gaming live. Play it Safe™!