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2021-03-23
Crown Resorts said it has been allowed to ease social distancing requirements at its Crown Melbourne property to allow up to 75 percent of its permitted capacity.

2021-02-22
SkyCity Entertainment said its Auckland property will be able to operate without restrictions on mass gatherings from Tuesday, 23 February after the government moved the Covid-19 alert to level 1 from level 2.

2021-02-10
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) said it will allow licensed poker clubs to widen or customise their tables to allow greater seating capacity, while maintaining social distancing rules.

2021-02-10
Australia's Star Entertainment said it will now be able to host up to 10,000 guests in its casino areas in Sydney following the easing of Covid-19 mandated restrictions.

2021-02-03
Paradise Co. reported its casino sales in January declined 36.2 percent from the prior month, after seeing strong improvement in December.

2020-12-27
South Korea said on Sunday it will extend social distancing measures introduced to try to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic for another six days, to Jan. 3 after reporting a further 970 cases on Saturday.

2020-12-23
Star Entertainment Group has announced that, in accordance with directives from the New South Wales state government, tighter social distancing and other measures have been reinstituted at Star Sydney.

2020-12-03
The Star Entertainment Group says the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Sydney will remove the 300 person cap per area and allow it to increase the total number of permitted patrons from 1,800 to 10,000. Rules have also been relaxed in Queensland.

2020-09-22
The “worst” of the crisis may be over for Resorts World Genting, with a significant improvement in visitation since it reopened three months ago, RHB Research said in a note.

2020-09-17
Estimates suggest global casino GGR will be down significantly in 2020 and full recovery may take years to reach 2019 levels.

2020-09-16
AXES.ai has launched a free social distancing app for its clients that will allow them to enforce social distancing at gaming machines.

2020-09-09
Universal Entertainment has confirmed its Okada Manila property will reopen at 30 percent of its capacity of table and machine games.

2020-09-04
Casinos in New York State, including Genting Group’s Resorts World Catskills, will be permitted to open from next Wednesday, though will face strict reopening restrictions.

2020-07-29
The creation of a travel bubble between Malaysia and Singapore is seen as a significant catalyst for the island’s two IRs, although severe capacity restrictions will create headwinds, according to Bernstein analysts.

2020-07-27
Genting Hong Kong’s Explorer Dream resumed operations over the weekend in Taiwan, with strict Covid-19 safety measures in place, including 22 isolation wards for any passengers who fall ill.

2020-07-01
Star Entertainment says it moves to the next stage in reopening at its Sydney property from Wednesday, whilst casinos in Queensland get ready to open their doors from Friday.

2020-06-10
Social distancing rules under the “new normal” will impact grind mass business most, due to the restriction of three gamblers per table, according

2020-06-09
The lack of capacity due to social distancing measures will be the key challenge for operators in opening their properties and not the lack of demand, says Angel Sueiro, chief operating officer of PH Resorts. 

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