As we know, online gambling is illegal on the territory of China. Some months ago there were no problems with it because of perfectly working Macau land-casinos. But unfortunately the coronavirus can cause lots of problems for them, because today more and more people prefer to stay at home than stick their nose out. That’s why some analytics think that this situation can open the doors for online gambling in China. What about some real facts: the government continuous only to control the legality of gambling in China stricter, even if some citizens admit that online gambling can help to keep people in safety without this exclusive way of playing in land casinos.
What does casino operators do in this situation?
Since more than 200 people have already died from the coronavirus, and the World Health Organization has called it an “international public health emergency”, international casino operators are doing their best to prevent the situation from getting worse, because it’s impossible to remain indifferent to such terrible misfortune. The virus has already been identified in many countries around the world, and measures are being taken to prevent its further spread. To help with this effort, Meg-Star and Melco Resorts and Entertainment have announced that they are making substantial donations to fight the coronavirus.
Yesterday, Meg-Star, through its International Charity Association, announced that it is donating $ 1.24 million to the fight with this illness. The operator set up the Wuhan Coronavirus Special Fund, which is designed for facilitate epidemic control in the city where the virus was first detected, in Wuhan, China.
This contribution will be mainly used to deliver much-needed medicines to such cities as Wuhan and Hubei. Meg-Star conducts some negotiations with a number of non-profit organizations to jointly implement antivirus solutions in the province.