Grand Korea Leisure’s “Dream and Hope Volunteer Group” announced on Thursday that it had delivered 200 “Covid-19 Prevention Sharing Boxes” to prevent the spread of the infection to vulnerable groups both at home and abroad.
The Sharing Boxes include bars of soap, hand cleaner, cotton masks, and disposable filters. Some of the soap and masks were made personally by GKL employees.
The donations were delivered to the NGO Warming Korea.
Yuna Lee, one of the participants, told the local media, “I will be happy if it can be of a little help to our neighbors in need.”
Grand Korea Leisure operates three foreigner-only casinos under the Seven Luck brand.
AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.
Gaming suppliers, like all areas of the industry, have felt the pinch from the Covid-19 crisis, though their growing digital businesses have proved a bright spot and helped offset the impact of the crisis.
Consolidation of the bases and advancement in adversity was the thrust of Macau Chief Executive’s policy address for 2021, though it gave little away when it came to the current pillar of the economy - the gaming industry.
While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.