Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: reopening

Sun International re-opens casinos

Sun International reopens casinos
Despite having to comply with strict measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic including a 50 percent capacity limit, an alcohol ban and a 9pm curfew, South Africa’s casinos were able to resume operations from late-June, with Sun International executive Graham Wood reporting the company was “trading at about 50 to 60 percent of prior year levels” in the first couple of weeks following reopening.

Singapore’s IRs resume operations

Singapore Marina Bay Sands reopen
Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa were granted permission to reopen at the start of July.

Adapting to the new normal: “The list of considerations was long and varied”

Following the re-opening of Louisiana’s casinos this May, Scott Sirois, general manager at Coushatta Casino Resort, discusses how his property addressed some of the challenges currently facing the gaming and hospitality industry, such as how best to facilitate social distancing.

US casino reopening regains momentum

US casinos reopening tribal]
While gaming venues in Nevada reopened on 4 June, commercial and tribal casinos across the US had already begun to resume operations during the previous month.

Nevada re-opens casinos

Nevada casinos re-open
Following a 78-day shutdown, the Silver State’s casinos were once again able to open their doors at the start of June. Commentators suggest that visitation will initially be led by the local market and motorists from neighbouring states.

Sin City prepares to put safety over style

Sin City Las Vegas lockdown reopening health and safety
Once lockdown is lifted Las Vegas may look a little different, with operators up and down the strip preparing for an overhaul of health and safety measures in light of the global pandemic and increased expectations from customers

Gauselmann Group prepares for an end to lockdown

Paul Gauselmann - Gauselmann Group lockdown reopening
Despite the business impact of the coronavirus crisis which has required the Gauselmann Group to temporarily suspend its gaming operations, the company has taken steps to safeguard jobs and says it is optimistic that arcades and casinos in Germany will be able to reopen soon.

Las Vegas operators plan for reopening

Las Vegas strip
While debate continues over exactly when Nevada’s casino resorts will be able to open their doors once again, in the meantime, a number of major operators including Wynn, Sands, MGM and Caesars are in the process of putting in place new operating procedures and setting out social distancing measures.

Workers hope for possibility of Casinò di Campione reopening

Casinò di Campione, reopening, Workers, italy
The impact of the bankruptcy and court-ordered closure of Casinò di Campione - Europe’s oldest casino - continues to make itself felt in the Italian exclave of Campione d’Italia. In July last year, the Como court ordered the casino closed while prosecutors investigate financial mismanagement. “The town is collapsing. The little bars, pizzerias and stores are all in deep trouble,” said...

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