Parx Casino temporarily closing due to coronavirus concerns

Parx Casino is closing temporarily in light of the coronavirus outbreak across the Delaware Valley, officials with the casino said Saturday.

In a statement, the casino noted Governor Tom Wolf’s directions to postpone gatherings with large groups as a reason to temporarily shutter their doors. The hope in closing is to temper the spread of COVID-19.


Further, casino officials stated they would shut down March 15 at 6 a.m. They plan to reopen March 29 at 6 a.m., barring additional instructions issued from the state of Pennsylvania, or federal government.

Officials added: "We are taking this action as responsible business leaders within the Bensalem community and as one of the largest employers in Bucks County."



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It was also reported casino employees will continue to be paid during the shutdown.

Anyone wishing further information are encouraged to visit the Parx Casino website.


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