WinStar Casino requiring COVID-19 testing for all employees

THACKERVILLE, Okla. (KXII) - WinStar World Casino is requiring all of their employees to get tested for COVID-19.

One casino employee who spoke with News 12 said they were in line for around an hour on Monday filling out paperwork and then waiting for their turn.

They said they were told to expect results in four to five days.

The employee said they're testing people in phases, so the first round is this week and more will be tested next week.

A spokesperson gave this statement: "While we have not determined a reopening date, we have begun testing employees of our business operations in preparation for an eventual phased reopening."

The casino is still closed, but the hotel and RV park remain open.