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Casinos in Iowa have been ordered closed through the end of the month and employees of Riverside Casino and Golf Resort will be paid during that time. Governor Kim Reynolds called for the closures due to COVID-19. Elite Casino Resorts, which includes Riverside Casino and Golf Resort, is emphasizing the safety of guests, staff, and the local community.

Since the closure, the company has been paying employees average weekly wages and maintaining existing benefits. The board has voted to extend that through April 30th. Elite Casino Resorts is asking that everyone continue to maintain the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for social distancing and stay safe.