Biggest Casino in East Africa Postpones Ksh5 Million Draw Over Coronavirus


Millionaires Casino Nairobi has postponed the biggest casino cash draw for Ksh5 million cash due to the Coronavirus (COVID-1) outbreak in Kenya.

This follows a directive from the Office of the President banning all gatherings for the next 30 days.

The draw, dubbed Car or Cash has now been pushed to a later date to be announced.

“Even though the casino is fully prepared for the event (decoration, catering and entertainment) and expecting a great number of visitors, the health of our customers and employees is our number one priority. We have organized consultation with medical experts to determine the different types of action we need to engage in at different stages of development of the virus,” said the management in a statement.

The casino says that it is now educating the staff though the Work Place guidelines from the World Health
Organization (WHO) and posters.

Read: #Coronavirusinkenya : What You Should Do To Avoid Getting Coronavirus

It has also placed sanitizing liquid at each entry point, casino tables, bar, restaurant, slots
machines, reception, cash desk.

A supply of over 70% alcohol solution is been used by our staff member to constantly sanitize all surfaces such as bathrooms, gaming equipment, gaming tables, door handles, tabletops, countertops, slot machines and live tables gaming positions,” added the statement.

Body temperatures are monitored upon entry for both staff and customers. Those with fever will be directed to the nearest hospital for further investigation.

Draw will be announced as soon as the situation in Kenya is back to normal and there is no risk to public health in hosting big events.

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