Dover Downs Enters Phase II of Reopening on Monday, June 15
Dover, DE
06/12/2020 11:42 AM

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino enters Phase II of Governor Carney’s Delaware Economic Reopening Plan on Monday, June 15. This phase allows for extended hours of operation, restaurant openings, additional slot machines and the reopening of the hotel. The only available entrance to the casino remains to be in the casino valet entrance in The Colonnade. 


As a part of Phase II, Dover Downs may operate with a maximum occupancy up to 60% of that allowed by current fire code on the casino floor. The following hours of operation will go into effect on the 15th of June; Monday-Thursday 10AM-4AM, Friday 10AM-Monday 4AM, making the weekends open for 24-hour operation. Table games will open during Phase II in accordance to State and Lottery guidelines. More details to be announced on social media next week.


An additional 166 slot machines will be available for play beginning on the 15th.


Beginning on Thursday, June 18, the hotel will be operating at 60% occupancy of that allowed by current fire code and is currently accepting reservations as well as honoring those booked prior to the closure. Hotel guests may use the entrance located in the Hotel valet and must complete the required temperature check and medical screening prior to checking in. Additionally, at this time valet, business center, fitness room and pool will be unavailable. 


In addition to the reopening of the hotel, Jerry Longo’s Meatballs & Martinis will open with a curated menu inclusive of the Longo’s “Classic” Meatball Salad. Longo’s will be open 4PM-10PM on Thursdays, 4PM-11PM Fridays & Saturdays and 4PM-10PM on Sundays. The Garden Café which reopened during Phase I will be offering a more comfortable version of sit-down dining service; Café Breakfast will be 8AM-11AM and lunch & dinner 11AM-10PM, daily. The bars in each of these locations will be open and with 8-foot social distancing guidelines in effect.  Guests of the same household can sit together.  Sweet Perks Too will remain open for grab and go service.


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About Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Owned by Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: TWRH), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino® is a premier gaming entertainment resort destination located in the Capital of Delaware. Conveniently located in central Delaware, Dover Downs allows for easy accessibility to our neighboring states; Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington D.C. Operations consist of a 500-room, luxury hotel with full-service spa/salon and gaming options including slots, tables, poker, online gambling, Keno, sports betting, nationwide horse racing simulcasts and live harness racing November through April. Amenities include the Rollins Center® ballroom, 41,500 square feet of event space, 14 restaurants/bars/lounges, and retail shops. For more information, please visit


About Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc.

Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. owns and manages seven casinos, two casinos in Rhode Island, one in Mississippi, one in Delaware, and three casinos as well as a horse racetrack that has 13 authorized OTB licenses in Colorado. Properties include Twin River Casino Hotel (Lincoln, RI), Tiverton Casino Hotel (Tiverton, RI), Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (Biloxi, MS), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino (Dover, DE), Golden Gates Casino (Black Hawk, CO), Golden Gulch Casino (Black Hawk, CO), Mardi Gras Casino (Black Hawk, CO) and Arapahoe Park racetrack (Aurora, CO). Its casinos range in size from 695 slots and 17 table games combined for Colorado facilities to properties with over 4,100 slots, 125 table games and 48 stadium gaming positions, along with hotel and resort amenities. Its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “TRWH.”

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