Europe’s largest poker room “regrets” decision to ban Italian players over Coronavirus fears.
Italy.- Europe’s largest poker room, King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, is not allowing Italian players to enter the property over fears they may spread the deadly Coronavirus.
“King’s Resort communicates with regret to its customers that, given the evolution of the epidemic phenomenon Coronavirus that for a few hours has been interested in the Czech Republic (with two [cases] contracted in Prague after visiting Italy), in order to safeguard the health of our international guests and prevent the spread of the Covid-19, we have chosen to completely limit access in all areas of the casino, not even accepting hotel reservations, to all residents and coming from Italy indefinitely, cancelling from now all the events of March and April 2020 that target mainly target the audience mentioned above,” King’s Casino said in a statement.
“Given the constant evolution of the situation, we will follow any new developments, in the hope of removing this limitation to an audience to whom we are very fond of, giving timely communication via our channels as soon as possible. We inform you that, unless new provisions, the Poker Room events calendar remains unchanged from May 1, 2020, onwards,” the casino added.
More than 3,000 Coronavirus cases have been reported in Italy and more than 100 people have died.