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GKL extends casino closures to February 15

Grand Korea Leisure has issued a filing announcing that its two casinos in Seoul and the one in Busan will be extending their closures until February 15 under the continuing impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Crown Perth suspends gaming until February 5 over Covid lockdown

Crown Perth has been obliged to suspend its gaming and F&B operations until February 5 under guidance from the government of Western Australia. This action is in response to a new wave of Covid-19 infection in the Perth metropolitan area.

Grand Korea Leisure expects US$4.6 million loss from Seoul casino closures

Grand Korea Leisure released a business update indicating that the two-week closure of its two casinos in the Seoul metropolitan area, the Gangnam and Hilton casinos, will result in an estimated loss of sales in the range of KRW5.1 billion (US$4.6 million).

Political party calls for Goa casinos to be shuttered over Covid cluster

Amid reports of more than a dozen persons testing positive for Covid-19 in Goa's offshore casinos, the Aam Aadmi Party has demanded their closure, fearing a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

SkyCity Adelaide closed due to South Australia Covid outbreak

SkyCity Entertainment's Adelaide casino will close from Wednesday after the South Australia government announced a six-day lockdown due to an outbreak of Covid-19 cases. The company also said it will postpone the opening of its newly expanded sector until December 1st.

Local government revenues take pounding from Kangwon Land woes

The revenues of local governments in South Korea are being heavily impacted by the long-term suspension of operations at Kangwon Land, triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as a running dispute over the calculation of how much money the resort is obligated to pay to the abandoned mine fund.

Five POGOs have closed in recent weeks

Five Philippine Offshore Casino Operators (POGOs) have closed down due to a difficult business environment caused by the Covid-19, reports Philstar.  The information comes from...

Everi swings to net loss of $13.5 million in 20Q1

Everi Holdings Inc swung to a net loss of $13.5 million in the three months ended March 31, 2020, due mainly to March casino...

IPI at risk of closing permanently

Imperial Pacific International (IPI) has pleaded to the U.S. District Court for the NMI to stay or suspend proceedings related to a lawsuit filed...

Delta Corp confident in weathering Covid-19 storm

Management of India-listed casino operator Delta Corp said it does not believe the Covid-19 pandemic to have any significant impact on the financial results...
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This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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