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UK – Grosvenor donates 25,000 free meals to charity

A dedicated team of kitchen staff from a London casino have hit the jackpot after cooking and donating free meals to charity with 25,000 delivered across the capital. A team of seven from Grosvenor Casinos Russell Square have worked tirelessly since April 2020 to prep, cook and individually pack more than 25,000 free meals to…

UK – Rank’s revenues savaged by closures but non-London casinos back at 98 per cent of pre-pandemic levels

With 79 per cent of the Rank Group’s revenue being derived from its venues businesses, closures imposed in the Government’s response to the pandemic amounting to 59 per cent of available operating days together with capacity constraints, and reduced opening hours have seen revenues fall by 50 per cent, giving an operating loss of £67m….

Grosvenor: Supporting welfare, retention and recruitment during Covid

The pressures of the pandemic have caused acute industry-specific recruitment, retention and welfare issues for the land-based gaming industry. G3 speaks to Jonathon Swaine, Managing Director of Grosvenor Casinos about the challenges faced by employers and employees in the hospitality and retail sector during a period tackling Brexit, lockdowns and restricted operating rules and regulations…

UK – Rank to deploy real-time ‘Hawkeye’ system as part of Safer Gambling rollout

The Rank Group have developed an innovative real-time safer gambling monitoring desk as part of the group’s continued roll-out of safer gambling measures. The Grosvenor casino and Mecca bingo owner has invested significantly in the firm’s Customer support hub in order to identify, more swiftly, customer online behaviour that may require interventions, building on real-time…

UK – Grosvenor Casino Plymouth appoints local industry veteran as its new General Manager

Grosvenor Casinos has appointed a new General Manager to lead its Plymouth venue out of lockdown as it prepares to reopen in line with government guidance in May. James Harvey, 49, has worked in the casino industry since 1993 and began his career at the very casino he now manages. After moving to Plymouth at…

UK – Hygiene expert says casinos are safer than pubs and restaurants

A top health expert has said casinos in Scotland should be allowed to safely re-open alongside other hospitality venues when Covid restrictions are lifted after declaring they are ‘as safe, if not safer’ places to visit than pubs and restaurants. Dr Lisa Ackerley, who is known as The Hygiene Doctor, carried out an independent study…

UK – Grosvenor doubles charitable efforts during lockdown

Since being forced into a third lockdown in January, British operator Grosvenor Casinos has doubled its charitable efforts and the support it offers communities in need across the UK, as well as raising money for its long-standing partner, Carers Trust. A team of dedicated kitchen staff have helped five Grosvenor Casino venues transform into community…

UK – Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casinos join Jabs Army

The Rank Group is joining Jabs Army, a nationwide call to arms from The Sun newspaper to support the all-important Covid-19 vaccination roll out. Jabs Army calls for volunteers to join the over 50,000 people needed to assist with vaccines in crucial steward roles, committing to only two six-hour shifts per month at their nearest…

UK – Grosvenor slams latest closures in Manchester and South Yorkshire as ‘grossly unfair’

The managing Director of Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo has slammed the British government ahead of restrictions set to be enforced in Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire which will mean the temporary closure of casinos venues, saying the move is ‘grossly unfair’ and a ‘targeted attack on betting and gaming premises’ with no justification. Jonathon…