BGC rails against “shambolic” casino closures as government climbs down from reopening

Trade body blasts “bizarre and wrong” decision as casinos remain closed until 15 August following localised Covid-19 spike

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has slammed the UK government’s decision to keep casinos closed until 15 August as “highly illogical, inconsistent and deeply damaging” for the sector as it prepared to return following the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak, the trade body decried the “disarray” of the government’s…

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