Crown Resorts deactivates every second electronic gaming machine across casinos

With the ban on mass gatherings of 500 or more now in place, Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) has deactivated every second gaming machine and electronic table game.

Crown has also implemented other precautionary measures across its Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth entertainment complexes, including the provision of alcohol-based hand sanitiser and more frequent and strengthened cleaning measures.

The company will restrict the number of patrons in individual food & beverage, banqueting and conference facilities to 450 persons at Crown Melbourne.

In addition, the following measures will be implemented:

  • Deactivation of every second gaming machine and electronic table game;
  • Distancing at seated table games between players, including no standing players; and
  • Restricting the number of players at each stand-up table game to five players.

The social distancing policy for Crown Melbourne has been approved by the Victorian Chief Health Officer.

Updated at 10:58am AEDT on 16 March 2020.


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