No date yet for the reopening of the State Lottery sales outlets, although with a return that will occur “as soon as possible”. The State Society of State Lotteries and Gambling (Selae) is studying the measures contemplated in the different stages of de-escalation presented by the Government, so that, ” as far as possible “, it can “normalize” the sale of its products. The aforementioned sources, according to Europa Press, have specified that Selae takes into account ” the safety of sellers and customers ” as a priority , and that “all the necessary measures are taken in these establishments to make commercial activity compatible with the safety of the citizens”.
State Lotteries and Gambling suspended the sale of all games on March 15 , considering the provisions of the Royal Decree declaring the state of alarm for the management of the serious and exceptional situation of health crisis caused by the coronavirus . From that date, marketing was suspended, and the payment of prizes of less than 2,000 euros at the usual points of sale, as well as online sales. In addition, all draws were deferred until the date to be determined in which it is possible to hold them and all the tenths and receipts sold through any channel remain valid for the same draws on the date they are finally held.
Thus, from the Alicante Provincial Association of State Lottery and Gambling (Apralae) insist on sending a “message of tranquility” to citizens, in addition to stressing that the sales network ” will be very important in the economic recovery”As they are” kindly raised “.” During this closure, the associations have been active in caring for their companions and we have also requested specific measures from the Selae for the post-confinement stage. For the first time, the comprehensive and mixed network have raised joint demands. This is historical. The crisis has united us “, they point out from the provincial entity, which groups 404 establishments in Alicante. For a month and a half, all the points of sale have been closed, except for those that sell authorized products such as tobacco, press and food; although with the prohibition to sell lotter