Italian police have closed a public business and a private club during inspections on the island of Sardinia.
Italy.- Police seized unlicensed gaming machines and closed two venues during inspections in Cagliari, Sardinia.
The inspections were carried out to verify compliance with restrictions introduced due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
However, in one case in the Capoterra district of the city, officers discovered six unlicensed gaming machines that were not connected to the state monopolies.
Officers seized the machines, ordered the closure of the venue and issued a fine of €66,000 against the owner of the business.
Meanwhile, in the centre of Sestu, police closed a private club for offering prohibited games under article 110, c. 1 of the Consolidated Law on Public Safety.
Meanwhile in Italy, the monopolies agency has taken a decision on implementation of the country’s temporary sports betting tax that goes against the Betfair betting exchange.