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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.
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.
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.
Kangwon Land has announced it has reopened its casino to visitors, operating at a limited capacity.
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.
Estimates suggest global casino GGR will be down significantly in 2020 and full recovery may take years to reach 2019 levels.
AXES.ai has launched a free social distancing app for its clients that will allow them to enforce social distancing at gaming machines.
Universal Entertainment has confirmed its Okada Manila property will reopen at 30 percent of its capacity of table and machine games.
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.
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.