Jake’s 58 Casino, in Islandia, Long Island, shut down Saturday evening, closed it’s doors due to the current risks on Long Island and concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
The casino, which had been open Saturday morning, was directed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, to prevent further spread of the virus, in an executive order, to “suspend operations.”
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone stated in an Executive Order, Saturday morning, to direct Jake’s 58 Casino to temporarily close beginning at 6 p.m.
“Since the outset of this public health crisis, Suffolk County has made its decisions based on the recommendations by our County health officials. At my direction, I am issuing an Executive Order to suspend operations of Jake’s 58 Casino beginning this evening to prevent the further spread of the Coronavirus and to ensure the safety of our residents. We will continue to monitor the situation and make an assessment at a later time to determine when casino operations may resume.”