BGC warns new Covid-19 measures could see 50% of land-based casino jobs lost

Trade body claims new rules sound “death knell” for sector as Rank CEO demands “critical” furlough scheme extension

Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have sounded the “death knell” for the UK’s land-based casino sector with his latest Covid-19 restrictions, according to the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC). On Tuesday, Johnson unveiled the latest measures to stem the growing number of UK coronavirus cases, including casinos among the list of venues legally required to…

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