Four modern casinos have been approved and licensed and the first one, in Bagni di Lucca (LU), Tuscany, is about to "reopen" its doors in the old Casino building which has been revamped for the occasion; however, it is not likely to be anything similar to the old historic Casino, the first in Europe and the place where "roulette" was invented. We are talking about something similar to the concept of "little Las Vegas" with electronic games and poker machines.
It is official, the old Casino in Bagni di Lucca is reopening its doors after many years; however, it is going to be a modern version, more "little Las Vegas" style than its elegant and exclusive predecessor. The venue will be the same, and it is a beautiful building. The Comune seems to be very happy about it and they have published the news in their own Web Page. All authorisations and licenses have been duly obtained and they are supposed to be opening doors very soon. There are three more casinos to be open in Italy; however, I will post about all of these through a different thread.