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Since the Covid, nothing has worked for the casinos

DECRYPTION – Slot machines, game tables … The casino operators are asking for authorization to develop an offer on the internet.

It is a request in the form of a call for help. Weakened by the Covid-19 crisis, casino operators are calling on the government to authorize an experiment allowing them to launch a digital offer.They want to open online and install their slot machines and table games on the web. What the law has always prohibited in France.

“If the sector does not modernize, it will die, warns Olivier Raineau, president of the main professional union Casinos de France, which brings together the largest in the sector (Barrière, Joa, Tranchant, Partouche, etc.). During the administrative closures, all professionals were able to develop an activity on the internet. Casinos closed for nearly ten months between March 2020 and May 2021. They were banned from the internet while an illegal online offer reached record levels. ”

Joint proposal

The shock caused by the health crisis has led professionals to jointly imagine a scenario for opening their activity online. Called “Jade”, their

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