Billy the Kid Casino Reopening March 22nd

Let the games begin! Billy the Kid Casino at Ruidoso Downs is officially reopening their doors to the public this month on Monday, March 22nd. After a year of being closed due to state mandates and the pandemic, the casino will again welcome players daily from 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Guests will also be able to take advantage of the Sports Bar and simulcast wagering from racetracks across the country while they visit.

Jeff True, President and General Manager of Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino shared that the venue will be in “continual phases of reopening all summer” and are taking strict precautions to keep guests safe that align with local, state, and federal agencies.

What to Expect When You Visit:

  • Masks must be worn at all times
  • Please observe social distancing by staying 6 feet apart
  • Temperature screenings are in place
  • Please wash hands and use hand sanitizer frequently
  • No smoking or tobacco products allowed
  • 33% restaurant occupancy

Plan to stop by the Billy the Kid Casino on your next trip to Ruidoso and enjoy fun and food in a COVID-safe way. Guests can find more information on their reopening plans here.

As we welcome you back to our little paradise in the Sierra Blancas, we encourage travelers to view our Official Ruidoso Visitors Guide, stay up to date on local COVID safety plans, and keep checking back in here for the latest updates on what’s happening in Ruidoso!