New Zealand's SkyCity Entertainment said it would close its Auckland property from Sunday, Feb. 14 for at least three days and implement social distancing in Hamilton and Queenstown following new cases of Covid-19.
Genting Malaysia's Resorts World Genting said it's extending the closure of its property until Feb. 18 due to the extension of movement control orders in the country.
Genting Malaysia's Resorts World Genting said it will close up until Feb. 4th due to movement control orders to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Genting Malaysia's U.K. unit has permanently closed its casino in Southport in Northwest England, with 38 staff facing redundancy. The group has already closed casinos in Margate, Torquay and Bristol and has reduced its workforce in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Blackpool and Birmingham.
Sports Toto Malaysia, Magnum Bhd and Pan Malaysian Pools have again closed their outlets in areas under Movement Control Orders due to rising Covid-19 cases. The affected areas are Penang, Selangor, Melaka, Johor and Sabah as well as the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan.
Dynam Japan Holdings said it didn’t expect to make a profit in the current quarter after the government ordered the closure of its pachinko parlours in Japan, but does expect to be back in the black for the full financial year, ending March 2021.
Genting Malaysia said its properties will remain closed until May 12 after the government extended the country’s Movement Control Order (MC).
Australia-listed Donaco International has warned that the closure of its casinos in Vietnam and Cambodia will have a “material impact” on its business.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister has warned major cities to prepare for a lockdown as it seeks to control the spread of the coronavirus.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the closure of all casinos in the country to halt the spread of the coronavirus and said the Finance Ministry will work with the operators on tax exemptions during the time they are closed.
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