With the confinement linked to the Covid-19 epidemic, online poker tournaments are full. The gaming tables of the various operators in Europe but also in the world show unprecedented crowds. Online casino sites are also celebrating.
On the poker tables of different operators such as PokerStars or Winamax, the guarantees offered on the different tournaments are, in general, largely exceeded. In the United States, a country also largely confined, whose casinos are currently closed, the WSOP.com site is recording strong growth in its activity. Many sports bettors find themselves at the poker tables. Indeed, with the stopping of the various sports competitions, bettors are in need and are trying their hand at poker, for some this is a first!
THE ONLINE CASINO IS ALSO EXPERIENCING A RESURGENCE OF ACTIVITY
In countries where the activity is authorized, online casino sites are also experiencing an increase in their activity. Indeed, during the day, players are frustrated at not being able to play in physical casinos and will therefore try their luck online. Many amateurs play at the Black Jack, baccarat or roulette tables. The sites have multiplied in recent years, and offer the possibility of playing in an ergonomic and secure environment. You can get an idea of the different sites by going to this review .
Over the past two years, many of the various poker festivals that were to take place in Europe have been canceled due to the Covid-19 epidemic. This was the case for the World Poker Tour which had to cancel or postpone the Barcelona and Deauville stages. These events should have gathered thousands of players. This is a significant shortfall also for operators. On the side of the capital, the gaming clubs also had to close their doors. The 7 Parisian gaming clubs that offer table games such as Punto Banco, Poker, Ultimate or Stud Poker have had to close temporarily. The employees of these establishments have been placed on partial unemployment pending a resumption of activity.