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France – Traditional table games now allowed again in France

By - 29 June 2020

Parisian casinos and gaming clubs can once again offer traditional table games.

A new decree removes ambiguity regarding physical distance and the use of Plexiglas panels where the gap of one meter between two players was not possible, especially in table games. Casinos must give a minimum distance of one seat or one meter guaranteed between each person or group of people coming together or having booked together unless there is a fixed or removable wall ensures physical separation. Access to spaces allowing groupings is prohibited unless they are arranged in such a way as to guarantee compliance with article 1.

Parisian gaming clubs were authorised to reopen their doors on June 22 and offer traditional table games, just like casinos, which reopened on June 2. The Imperial Club Paris, owned by the Raineau group in the 13th arrondissement, followed by the Barrière club located at 104 rue des Champs-Elysées.

After the closing of the gaming clubs in Paris, the commune of Rozavadov, in the Czech Republic, on the border with Germany, often referred to the capital of poker in Europe with the King’s casino Hotel reopened its doors without distancing and without the obligation to wear a mask.

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