The role of casino employees, who play a central tenet in ensuring guest satisfaction, has had to pivot due to Covid-19 from that of being the perfect host to enforcing strict health and safety guidelines.
While ultimately, this isn’t seen as a permanent change, in the short term it’s providing challenges for staff, who are also seeing a rise in emotional and angry behaviour from patrons, speakers participating in the Australasian Gaming Expo seminars said.
According to historical performance, after periods of economic downturn there has been an increase in gambling behaviour. After the 2008 financial crisis for example, gambling expenditure in Australia rose 10.4 percent in 2008. However, these punters tend to need to win the jackpot and can become emotional and angry when they lose.
According to a talk by Leigh Barrett, managing director of Leigh Barrett & Associates, this is a pattern already being noted in pubs and clubs...
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.
With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
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.