Lockdown in Italy: bars reopen from May, the 18th, betting and bingo halls from June, the 15th
With the latest decree of the President of the Council of Ministers relating to the reopening of public places in Italy, further closure of arcades, bingo and betting activities is foreseen.
“The activities of gaming all, betting and bingo halls, discos and similar premises are suspended”, the provision issued by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte affirms, where the ways of the reopening that will take place today, Monday, May, the 18th, are written in detail, pursuant to the law decree approved by the Council of Ministers and published in the Gazzetta Ufficiale on Saturday , May, the 16th. The provisions of the Prime Ministerial Decree of May, the 17th, are valid until June, the 14th and, as anticipated by GiocoNews.it, confirm the closure of gaming locations. Although some of the games will in the meantime be able to start again in the bars. But not everywhere. The reopenings, in fact, have been entrusted to the individual Regions: therefore, up to 20 different criteria could be decided for each region. Indeed, not all Italian regions will start again from May, the 18th, but only a few. In addition, each Region can decide whether to further limit some activities: for example, some regions such as Piemonte have specified that the bars, which will open from May, the 25th, will not be able to turn on the slots. While in Trentino Alto Adige the slots are allowed and already active since today.