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Silver Heritage reportedly lays off Tiger Palace staff

Troubled Australia-listed operator Silver Heritage Group has reportedly laid off about 400 staff at its Tiger Palace Bhairahawa in Nepal, according to a report...

MGM to lay off 18,000 furloughed workers

MGM Resorts began laying off 18,000 furloughed workers on Monday as the impact of the pandemic drags on.

Jeju casinos bracing for widespread layoffs

Concerns are growing on the self-governing island of Jeju that the ongoing Covid-19 crisis will soon lead to widespread layoffs in the casino sector. While...
Cruise Ships Crisis

Cruise industry struggles with Covid comeback

As the world struggles to get back to its feet, the Covid-19 pandemic has left the cruise community wondering if things will ever get back to the way they were before.

RWS layoffs focused on foreign workers

Singapore's Ministry of Manpower revealed at the end of last week that most of the employees that have been laid off from Resorts World...

SkyCity gets $9.4m in further wage subsidies

New Zealand’s SkyCity Entertainment Group has received a further $9.4 million (US$6.2 million) in wage subsidies to support employment during Covid-19, taking its total to $31 million, according to a local media report.

Okada Manila to lay off over 1,000 staff members

Okada Manila President Takashi Oya announced to staff on Tuesday that more than one thousand employees would be laid off as part of a...

Skyline lays off more than half of its staff

Skyline Enterprises, operator of the Christchurch Casino, has announced that more than half of its 1,200 staff across its company divisions will be laid...

Aristocrat stands down, lays off a total of 1,200 employees

Aristocrat Leisure announced on Monday that it would be standing down approximately 1,000 of its roughly 4,000 staff members, principally in its land-based sales,...

SkyCity lays off 200 people, sees smaller business after lockdown

SkyCity Entertainment Group issued a public statement on Friday morning announcing it was laying off 200 of its New Zealand employees immediately, and making...

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