Reopening of the games in Italy since June, the 2nd
The Ministry of Economy takes the first steps to reopen the sector, with the hypothesis of restarting the games since June.
Despite the first reopenings in Italy begin today, Monday, April, the 26th with restaurants starting again to work in the evening, but only if outdoor, gaming activities still have to wait. With the most probable hypothesis that is that of a reopening starting from June. According to what was revealed by GiocoNews.it and later confirmed by the Undersecretary for the Economy, Claudio Durigon, the Minister of Economy, Daniele Franco, would have sent the request for reopening to the Ministry of Health and the Technical Scientific Committee, with the most likely date that is June, the 2nd.
Along with all other indoor activities. A choice that is consistent with what the prime minister, Mario Draghi, has always said, declaring that he continues to monitor the infection data on a daily basis, and then to act accordingly, suggesting the possibility of modifying the decisions already made previously.
About games, in fact, the decision had not even been taken, given that in the last government provision (the so-called “Covid Decree”) last week, there was no mention of gaming, thus deducing the continuity of the long closure, at least until a later date.
And now we learn that the return date could be June, the 2nd, as it was already told also to the operators of Italian casinos: as already happened previously, last June, gaming premises should therefore be subject to the same treatment of casino, at least on dates.
This is an important decision for the sector, also taking into account that in June there will be the European football championship, which is the source of many bets, in Italy and abroad: an appointment that one cannot even imagine to miss, for the Italian agencies. after almost a year of closures that have already compromised the activities of many operators. Therefore, in this case the date of June, the 2nd, could represent an ideal time to restart: but above all, the last appointment available for the survival of the sector, taking into account that the following months, that is the summer period, on the contrary represent the moment of lower income and attendance for gaming environments.
For the theme parks, however, the reopening date provided for in the Covid decree of July, the 1st, 2021 remains, for now.