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European land-based casino sector hardest hit

26 April 2021

ECA poll reveals the scale of the challenge its members are facing

Brussels, 26 April 2021 - Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on the European gambling industry, with the land-based casino sector taking the brunt of the impact. European casinos were closed for an average of 136 days in 2020, and the vast majority of operators have been unable to welcome guests in 2021.