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Coushatta Casino Resort to reopen on May 20

Posted at 8:49 PM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 21:49:15-04

ELTON, La. — The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana announced on Friday the reopening of the Coushatta Casino Resort on Wednesday, May 20, at noon.

According to a release from the tribe, the resort will reopen in careful phases.

The entire gaming floor, the Seven Clans Hotel, many restaurants including Starbucks, Lagniappe Market, Diner 165, and Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, the RV Park and Chalets, and the Pavilion at Coushatta are all within the reopening phase beginning on May 20, the release states.

Koasati Pines Golf Course and Feather Fuel previously reopened on May 1.

The resort will be thoroughly observing applicable guidelines and recommendations set forth by advice of the Emergency Management professionals within the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana as well as public health experts at the CDC.

These guidelines and recommendations include patron density, social distancing, capacity control, temperature and health screenings, sanitation and other related protocols.

The tribe says it is offering its guests a gaming floor with state-of-the-art, touchless and non-invasive thermal scanners to check the temperatures of each guest at each entrance, as well as enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures throughout the resort.

The tribe adds that all staff have been preparing to welcome guests with intense training procedures relating to the new health and safety protocols being implemented at the resort.

Coushatta Casino Resort is located in Kinder on US Highway 165 (I-10, Exit 44). For more details, visit

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