Closure of Casino Regina and Moose Jaw in March cost SaskGaming over five million dollars

Despite the fact, they were forced to close their doors for the final two weeks of the fiscal year, SaskGaming is reporting profit of $40.2 million dollars.

That is down from the $44.9 million that was made last year, but SaskGaming adds that lost revenue from the March closure due to COVID-19 was in the $5.2 to $5.8 million dollar range meaning that the profit would have been slightly higher than last year’s result had Casino Regina and Moose Jaw remained open.

The amount of visitors at the two casinos were also down. 2.75 million visits were recorded which is far less than a target of 3.65 million that had been set. SaskGaming blames the low numbers on the March closure and a technical issue with guest count sensors.

The numbers come on the eve of the re-opening of both Casino Regina and Moose Jaw.


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