Diamond Jo Casino to Reopen to the Public on June 1

NORTHWOOD, IOWADiamond Jo Casino today announced it will re-open to the public on Monday, June 1, subject to final regulatory approval.

Gaming operations will resume at 8 am Central Time on June 1, along with a limited number of amenities.  The property will temporarily operate with limited capacity in compliance with state directives.

Keith W. Henson, Senior Vice President of Operations for Boyd Gaming, said: “As we return to business in Iowa, our highest priority will be protecting the health and safety of every person who comes through our doors. We will meet this commitment by following a comprehensive set of safety protocols that fully meet the most stringent requirements set by local, state and federal officials.  We are excited to welcome back our guests and our team members, and we remain as committed as ever to offering Diamond Jo customers a memorable and fun entertainment experience in a safe environment.”

Upon re-opening, Diamond Jo Casino will practice “Boyd Clean,” a set of comprehensive protocols aimed at protecting the health and safety of its team members and guests. Safety protocols will include:

  • Mandatory face coverings and temperature checks for all team members;
  • Social distancing requirements and capacity restrictions across all customer and team member areas, including casino floors and restaurants;
  • Enhanced cleaning and sanitation of all high-touch surfaces, including door handles, gaming machines, table games, handrails and elevator buttons;
  • Increased placement of hand sanitizer dispensers throughout our properties;
  • Required training for all team members on our safety protocols.

For additional information on the Boyd Clean initiative, visit www.diamondjoworth.com/boyd-clean.

In compliance with state requirements, certain amenities will be operating under limited capacity and operating hours. A full list of current amenities and schedules is available on the property’s website at www.diamondjoworth.com.

About Diamond Jo Casino

Diamond Jo Casino is located off I-35 at Exit 214, just south of the Minnesota border. Connected directly to Country Inn and Suites, the Diamond Jo has over 850 slot machines, including traditional slot machines, video slots, video poker and keno. It features more than 20 table games, including live craps and roulette, a poker room with seven tables and sports betting at the FanDuel Sportsbook. More information on Diamond Jo Casino can be found at www.diamondjoworth.com, on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Diamond Jo Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 29 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service.  For additional Company information and press releases, visit www.boydgaming.com.