100s line up as some Oklahoma casinos reopen despite virus
May 13, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people stood in line Tuesday waiting to enter a casino in central Oklahoma that has been allowed to reopen with social distancing restrictions and sanitation safeguards in place to protect against a resurgence of the coronavirus.
"It was time for everyone to get back to work, we were ready to get back to work," said Sam Caruso, general manager of the Thunderbird Casino in Norman. "It just seemed like the right time to do it. We decided to do what we call a soft opening without a lot of fanfare."
The reopened casino in Norman limited the number of patrons t...