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Almost all bets are off: Casino capitals Macau, Las Vegas slammed by virus

WorldNews Thursday, 2 April 2020
Almost all bets are off: Casino capitals Macau, Las Vegas slammed by virusShares The vast, glitzy gaming halls of Macau are open, but thousands of baccarat tables are empty. The world's biggest gambling hub has barred entry to most travellers and hotels are being used to isolate new arrivals in case they have been infected by coronavirus. In Las Vegas, the casinos have been forced to close in order to prevent the spread of the disease. The same has happened in Australia, South Korea, the Philippines and Cambodia. The global business of gambling - which thrives on air travel and large groups of people in close proximity - is one of the hardest hit as the world goes into lockdown. The S&P 500 casinos and gaming index has lost 51% this year, more than double...
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