Reporting a hefty loss for the first half of this year, South African casino & hospitality giant Sun International has announced plans to cut a large number of jobs, informing that the reduction in workforce would help the company adjust to its shrinking geographical presence amid COVID-19 pandemic.
The recent announcement of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation has put a question mark on the future of his aggressive economic program, dubbed “Abenomics,” which includes the creation of a new integrated resort casino market.
In November this year, Colorado voters are expected to face a ballot measure that could increase bet limits and authorize casinos across the state to offer new games from next year.
Keeping its hope of hosting a massive gaming event alive amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan’s Nagasaki prefecture is going to commence the process of recruiting an integrated resort (IR) partner by the end of this month.
Gaming officials in Maine have worked out a safety plan that is expected to help mitigate the possibility of another wave of COVID-19 infections, paving the way for the state’s two gaming facilities, namely Hollywood Casino and Oxford Casino, to reopen their doors to the general public as soon as later this week.
Plainridge Park Casino will likely be the first gambling and entertainment property in Massachusetts to resume operations following the months-long COVID-19 shutdown, as the state has already entered Phase 3 of its reopening plan.
The luxury gambling and entertainment venue “The Venetian Las Vegas” has refuted social media reports suggesting that the venue has plans to close its door again following the Fourth of July (July 4) weekend because of COVID-19 concerns.
Mario Kontomerkos, chief executive officer for Montville-headquartered Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), has expressed hope that the integrated resorts market will bounce back quickly from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wynn Macau Limited, one of Macau’s leading operators of luxury integrated resort casinos, has proclaimed that it has no involvement in a new hotel project that is being developed by an auxiliary unit of Genting Hong Kong Limited.
The massive hotel project in question is being developed by China’s state-owned real estate contractor China Civil Engineering Construction Corp (CCECC) on a waterfront site at Macau peninsula's Nam Van area.
In response to emergence of thousands of new COVID-19 cases, California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered certain businesses, including cardrooms, to temporarily close down indoor operations in several counties of the country’s most populous state.