The coronavirus pandemic which is responsible for the confinement of more than 3 billion people around the world has only bad. In all sectors of activity, it has given rise to great demonstrations of solidarity and resilience, in order to adapt to new circumstances, but also to show its support for people who are the first online in the fight against the virus.
In the same way as other professions, the croupiers of the casinos undergo an important shortfall in this period of confinement and economic slowdown. To help them, but also show their recognition to nursing staff, casinos (online and physical) have set up great initiatives. Fortunately the crroupers operating in live casino live game studios are protected from the crisis.
An online kitty for the croupiers
With the announcement of the first weeks, seeing months of confinement, poker players were not the only ones to have been affected. Indeed, if they will have to do without tournaments before the arrival of sunny days, This mainly represents a significant loss of salary for the croupiers.
It is on the basis of this observation that Alexandre Henry, of Deepstack Open, called on his teams to show solidarity, in USA and abroad. The UDSO therefore decided to offer the amount of revenues from its online poker site, Le bookmaker a poker room unibet For Sundays March 15 and 22 to all the croupiers who would have worked on at least 2 tournaments for seasons 10 and 11.
A surge of solidarity that was followed by another online poker entrepreneur. The stop of the American circuit has indeed convinced Sabrina Delvoye to open a Leetchi kitty dedicated only to the croupiers. As she later explained in an online media, the young woman wanted to show everyone who worked for Texapoker that he could count on her, but also on her collaborators of Apo Chantzis, Mickael Beaudeau and Maïlys Garcia.
As she explains more precisely in the text of the prize pool, this initiative aims to support the croupiers who "make you vibrate in the table with their good humor, their sympathy and the demonic laughs that players love so much”. She also salutes the concessions of this profession “always a suitcase by hand, often in transport, and less present for their loved ones”.
Unable to exercise their activity in view of the circumstances, she wished to launch this wave of solidarity by paying equally to the croupiers and their chiefs the amount of the kitty. The goal is to minimize the losses of salary as much as possible, for a profession that rarely affects unemployment.
Poker also supports caregivers
Online poker does not only support his own. Indeed, the players and operators of online casinos have also decided to collect funds for the benefit of nurses, caregivers and medical staff more generally to help people who fight the epidemic on the front line. Online gambling have lost none of their popularity.
The Niagara Falls casinos light up to testify their solidarity with the nursing staff
The Niagara Falls hotels and casino are in solidarity with communities that fight against the coronavirus pandemic by creating what USA tourism officials call "Niagara Heart of Hope".
"Our hotels and casinos in Niagara Falls light up with hearts as a sign of hope and solidarity"Said the Niagara Falls Tourism Representative last Sunday in a Facebook message." As a community, we are united in the fight against the propagation of the virus."
In order to create the heart, the casinos turn off all the lights of their room - with the exception of those which create the shape of the vital organ, which is considered a symbol of love and solidarity.
The Niagara Falls tourist office is not the only one to make a gesture of public solidarity. While the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, others find ways to show their support for affected people. Last week, the statue of Christ Redeemer of Brazil enlightened flags and messages of hope. Le message "#praytogether" was screened on the statue, which overlooks Rio de Janeiro, in different languages.