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Employees Asked To Take Unpaid Leave At Palace And Baccarat Casino

With revenues down at nine Canadian casinos owned by James Packer’s Crown Casinos, some casino employees have been asked to take unpaid leave or cut their hours. Up to 10 percent of staffers at the Palace and Baccarat casinos in Edmonton will be asked to take unpaid leave for up to two months. The four Lake City Casinos will also cut staff hours. The cuts accompany a 15 percent tumble in gambling revenues since October.