It became known that the Italian gambling houses, closed for quarantine since October 2020, will be able to resume their activities from July 1 of the current 2021. This was stated by representatives of the Italian authorities at a ministerial meeting, which took place on 17 May.
The meeting was attended by the highest advisers of the country’s health system, ministers of Italy, including the current prime minister, Mr. Mario Draghi. The resolution on the return of gambling was officially adopted.
The easing of restrictions will be carried out in stages: starting from June 1 – sports grounds, halls of cafes and restaurants. But with some restrictions – the occupancy rate should not exceed 25 percent of the maximum calculated. At the same time, for closed rooms – no more than five hundred people, and for open ones – no more than a thousand guests or spectators. They also plan to cancel the current curfew in Italy from June 21, 2021.
Meanwhile, Italian online gambling revenues are growing significantly. Note that relief began in other countries, for example, in the state of New York, land-based casinos are increasing their occupancy from 25 to 50 percent – already from May 15.