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darkoz
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July 25th, 2020 at 11:01:05 AM permalink
I think plastic shields put up on table games as social dividers will remain in place even after the pandemic is over.

1) After paying for installation why spend money to remove them

2) they do help keep players socially distant from drunks or loud players spreading their spittle

3)Cheating techniques are hampered. Switching cards, past posting, chip snatching etc.

Even cigarette smoke will be somewhat contained by the dividers (although not perfectly)

What are your thoughts on this?
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ChumpChange
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July 25th, 2020 at 11:39:51 AM permalink
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July 25th, 2020 at 11:48:46 AM permalink
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AZDuffman
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July 25th, 2020 at 12:00:54 PM permalink
My thought is nobody wants to play a table game and feel like they are getting a visit in county jail. Rip them out as soon as this thing is "over."

Cleaning them alone is a ton of labor. And in a few months they will be scratched and look old.
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billryan
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July 25th, 2020 at 12:22:27 PM permalink
I have not played under these circumstances so it's hard to have an informed decision. Actually not playing in a casino right now is an informed decision.
Gabes22
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July 25th, 2020 at 2:27:23 PM permalink
I have not played under those conditions yet. I have placed a few bets at my local book however. I have a trip to Vegas in late September which I anticipate playing some table games when there
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July 25th, 2020 at 7:37:00 PM permalink
Early during the casino shutdown here in Las Vegas, prior to my return to WoV, I posted on another forum my concerns about the future of table games, especially pertaining to blackjack (being that I play blackjack for a living).

I have had concerns for quite a while that the electronic video versions of blackjack, large video screen with 5 player stations, would eventually replace the traditional tables, especially at the $25 and below levels. There may still be higher limit "felt table" games. Of course these games do nothing about the issue of social distancing.

The stadium type blackjack games where there is 1 live dealer and can be up to 100 player stations (usually around 50) can be spread out by a few feet to accommodate social distancing. I think back in April or so (on another forum) I predicted that you would see more stadium blackjack replacing traditional blackjack tables. Stations Casinos has done just that at I believe now ALL of it's open casinos. Haven't noticed others but then I haven't really been looking.

Of course Stadium style roulette and Pai Gow are also available and I think you will see more of that. Craps? well other than the bubble craps, which seems to have been not received that well, I am not familiar with any other electronic type craps game.

In short (although probably already too late for that lol), I think changes are/were coming to table games anyway. This situation is only going to speed that up.
AlanMendelson
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July 26th, 2020 at 4:53:46 AM permalink
Quote: darkoz

I think plastic shields put up on table games as social dividers will remain in place even after the pandemic is over.

1) After paying for installation why spend money to remove them

2) they do help keep players socially distant from drunks or loud players spreading their spittle

3)Cheating techniques are hampered. Switching cards, past posting, chip snatching etc.

Even cigarette smoke will be somewhat contained by the dividers (although not perfectly)

What are your thoughts on this?



Why not make them permanent?
AlanMendelson
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July 26th, 2020 at 5:01:07 AM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman

Cleaning them alone is a ton of labor. And in a few months they will be scratched and look old.



Why would they get scratched? There's no need to touch them and you're also supposed to be wearing a mask.
AZDuffman
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July 26th, 2020 at 5:21:49 AM permalink
Quote: AlanMendelson

Why would they get scratched? There's no need to touch them and you're also supposed to be wearing a mask.



Have you ever been around plecto glass? Cleaning it scratches it. It will get touched. It does not hold up.

And I will repeat it. Who on earth wants to sit at a BJ table feeling like you are in county jail? I sure don't.

If the masks work, why do we need the plastic glass?
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