Casino Helsinki to Require Covid Passport

Finland's Casino Helsinki has announced that visitors to the Veikkaus property will have to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination in order to gain access.

The requirement came into effect on November 29th, and payers that are admitted to the casino will be encouraged to continue to wear masks. The casino will use the EU Digital Covid-19 Passport, which can be displayed on mobile devices, and shows certificates for vaccinations or has tested negative for the virus.

In a statement, Veikkaus said, "We follow the general guidelines and recommendations of the health authorities regarding the Covid-19 situation. We will introduce a passport to ensure the health safety of our customers and staff and to serve you longer in the evenings.

"We will continue to closely monitor the development of the Covid-19 situation and react quickly if necessary."

The casino will be open from 3pm to 2am Sunday through Thursday, and from 3pm to 4am on Friday and Saturday.

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2 December 2021 - 10:34am
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I've said this before but I think that most casinos will require this, just like so many restaurants, concerts and events ask for a certificate to allow people to participate. I believe it's just the new normal.

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Yes, I think this is going to be coming for a lot of stuff. Especially travel for long distances.

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