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Casinos across Canada temporarily close in response to COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread, the past two weeks have seen some unprecedented responses from different sectors, including the postponement of most major sports leagues and the closing of casinos around the world. Below, we've gathered the top stories on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the Canadian gaming industry.

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BCLC directs all B.C. casinos to temporarily close

Canadian Gaming Business 
BCLC confirms that a shutdown of all casinos, community gaming centres and bingo halls is under way... Full Story


All Ontario casinos temporarily closing
Canadian Gaming Business 
The OLG confirms that an orderly shutdown of all casinos in the province is under way... Full Story
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Great Canadian Gaming announces temporary business interruption due to COVID-19 (GCG)

Loto-Quebec closes casinos and gaming halls (Gaming Post)
Manitoba casinos shuttered as COVID-19 lockdown grows (Winnipeg Free Press) 
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers
The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) is a non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of gaming equipment.
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SaskGaming announces temporary casino closures (SaskGaming)

In the U.S., casinos grind to a halt over coronavirus (Washington Post)
President & CEO Stephen Rigby to leave OLG after 5 years (Canadian Gaming Business)
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