Europe’s largest poker room, the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, announced it intends to close its doors to all Italian players “to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.”
As stated in a post published on the poker room’s official Facebook account on Monday, the unprecedented decision comes on the heels of the first coronavirus cases registered in Prague, Czech Republic’s capital.
🇮🇹 COMUNICATO UFFICIALEKing’s Resort comunica con dispiacere ai propri clienti che, data l'evoluzione del fenomeno…
“[The] King’s Resort regrets to announce that, given the evolution of the coronavirus epidemic that since a few hours affected also the Czech Republic,…to preserve the health of its international clientele, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, has decided to limit the access to all areas of the casino as well as to not accept any hotel reservations made by Italian residents.”
The casino said that the new policy is effective immediately and it will last for an “undetermined amount of time.”
As a consequence, all the events scheduled in March and April that targeted Italian players have now been cancelled to be rescheduled after May 1.