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Singapore casinos brace for Wuhan coronavirus fallout

City-state's gaming tables face declining visitor numbers amid epidemic fears

Genting Singapore, which runs the Resorts World casino in Sentosa, Singapore, is set to take a hit in its gaming business as visitors stay away amid the coronavirus outbreak (Photo by Dylan Loh).

SINGAPORE -- Gaming operators Genting Singapore and Las Vegas Sands, which run Singapore's two casinos, are set to take a hit in their gambling businesses amid scares related to the coronavirus epidemic originating from Wuhan, China.

Genting runs gaming tables at its Resorts World operation on Sentosa island in southern Singapore, while Las Vegas Sands' casino is on its Marina Bay Sands property in the country's downtown precinct.

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