Macau’s gaming revenue could be hurt by the pneumonia virus outbreak in China, Chinese news outlet Ming Pao quoted SJM CEO Ambrose So.
Conversely, Sands China COO Wilfred Wong said that it is difficult to predict any revenue impact. Casinos remain open, though the city cancelled parades and fireworks planned for Chinese New Year.
Casino workers have been instructed to wear facemasks to help offset the spread of the disease and body scanners are being used at all entrances to check temperatures of anyone entering a casino.
Source: Fantini’s Gaming Report