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Casino Rama reopens after anonymous threat to OPP prompts evacuation

ORILLIA, Ont. — A popular casino north of Toronto says it has reopened after being evacuated due to a threat.

Casino Rama says the anonymous threat was called into the Ontario Provincial Police on Wednesday afternoon.

The property was temporarily closed to patrons and staff.

Casino Rama says there was nothing to the threat and thanked police for their efforts and support.

Neither the casino nor police provided details about the threat.

The casino says its top priority is the safety of its customers and employees.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 26, 2020.



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