The Cyprus Casinos (C2) properties, backed by Asian on line casino operator Melco Resorts and Leisure Ltd, have “quickly” suspended operations for “well being causes” consistent with a Republic of Cyprus “authorities directive”, mentioned a message on Cyprus Casinos’ official web site.
Cyprus Casinos at present runs 4 casinos within the ethnic Greek portion of the Mediterranean island: at Limassol (pictured); Nicosia; Ayia Napa and Paphos. The model can be establishing a large-scale gaming resort – Metropolis of Goals Mediterranean – in Limassol.
The Cyprus enterprise is managed by ICR Cyprus Holdings Ltd, a enterprise between Melco Resorts and Cyprus Phassouri, the latter a Cyprus-based conglomerate. The partnership has a 30-year unique licence for the jurisdiction.
That is the newest of a collection of Covid-19-related closures impacting operations at Cyprus Casinos. Simply final month, the group quickly suspended operations at C2 Limassol and C2 Paphos amid a spike in instances of Covid-19 within the nation.
In response to an announcement from the nation’s authorities press and data workplace, the operation of casinos is at present suspended till December 31 inclusive. In response to a listing of measures talked about within the doc, and that got here into power on December 11, there’s a curfew on non-essential journeys out of the house throughout the nation, between the hours of 9pm and 5am the next day.
A Wednesday assembly of the nation’s cupboard had determined to not calm down Covid-19 countermeasures on purchasing malls, hospitality venues and church buildings, as infections within the prior 24 hours had tallied 401, with one demise, reported native media. As of Wednesday, the mixture variety of infections from the beginning of the pandemic’s native unfold, was reported as 16,190.
The nation’s scenario can be reviewed on December 23, added the Monetary Mirror information outlet.