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Genting Malaysia's U.K. unit has permanently closed its casino in Southport in Northwest England, with 38 staff facing redundancy. The group has already closed casinos in Margate, Torquay and Bristol and has reduced its workforce in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Blackpool and Birmingham.
Sportradar said it has entered a partnership with the Asian Football Confederation to become the official video and data distribution partner for national team and club competitions.
Resorts World Genting says its reducing its capacity, cutting its operating hours and closing some facilities due to anticipated lower visitor arrivals amongst Malaysia's latest round of restrictions to curb rising Covid-19 cases.
The number of kidnapping cases involving Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) almost doubled last year to 17 during the Covid-19 pandemic. There were 10 cases filed, 23 victims rescued, 33 suspects arrests and two suspects killed.
Sports Toto Malaysia, Magnum Bhd and Pan Malaysian Pools have again closed their outlets in areas under Movement Control Orders due to rising Covid-19 cases. The affected areas are Penang, Selangor, Melaka, Johor and Sabah as well as the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan.
Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) have won a reprieve from a punishing franchise tax, which may stop the exodus from the country, but uncertainty over business conditions remains high, industry insiders say.
After bankrolling the construction of two evacuation centers in Albay last December, PAGCOR has approved the construction of four evacuation centers in the Bicol region.
Genting Malaysia said several canteen workers at its Resorts World Genting resort had tested positive for Covid-19 during regular health screening in early January. The canteens are not accessible to the public.