Up until February, Cambodia was one of the world’s Covid success stories, with very few cases and no deaths. That has now changed, with the government in Phnom Penh struggling to control an outbreak, resulting in the widespread closure of the country's casinos.
Thai place have busted a large-scale online gambling ring worth some 1.5 billion baht ($45.5 million).
Today, we are again giving a quick snapshot of the industry (casinos open /closed) on a country-by-country basis as of August 1, 2021.
Hong Kong-listed Century Entertainment said there has been no significant progress made on the opening of the Dara Sakor casino in Cambodia, due to the Covid situation, and the deadline for an accord to transfer tables there has been extended again.
Donaco’s second-quarter revenue and EBITDA were heavily impacted by a forced temporary closure of its Star Vegas property due to covid-19 lockdowns, with revenue falling 46.4 percent compared to the prior-year period.
The Cambodian government has imposed a nationwide curfew from 9 pm to 3 am as it attempts to rein in the spread of Covid 19.
Vietnam’s first integrated resort Grand Ho Tram has completed its rebranding, which was designed to bring in more international travelers and take greater advantage of the country’s booming MICE space, although the grand unveiling has been put on hold due to the Covid situation.
Numerous nations in Asia on Wednesday reported record rises in new Covid-19 cases, as the Delta variant continues to affect the region.
The Cambodian government is aiming for a reopening of its country’s borders in November of this year, though some inside sources are expecting it could be December or early 2022 realistically.
Nagacorp's NagaWorld in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh will remain closed for a further 14 days until at least August 6th as authorities seek to rein in Covid cases.