The dealers are to be placed in the group’s other casinos along with the floor staff and the executives. The list of those affected by this reorganization has not been made public. The trade unions say they are disappointed by this decision but the future of the Quebec casino is in question and this part time operation is the only solution so that the casino doesn’t have to close down. In May, the casino will be open for the whole week as there are more visitors in summer than in winter.
The casino industry is in trouble and the economic downturn is having a strong impact on the Quebec land based casinos and also on those in France, Belgium and Monaco.