A group of workers of the 18 casinos closed by the Quito City Council demanded an audience with President Rafael Correa last week. The operation was performed Saturday 15th. Workers concentrated in the surroundings of the Ministry of the Coast. There, the employees of the firm Invermun SA protested for the closure of gambling venues and the loss of their jobs. According to the company, in the 18 casinos closed there are 2,000 people working, plus other 5,000 that have indirect jobs.