Italian Football Teams Petition For Ad Ban Suspension

  • Football clubs want gambling sponsors to cover financial hole post-lockdown
  • Teams backed by Italian Olympic Committee
  • Italy suspends lotteries, leaving scratchcards as only available retail gambling

Elite football teams in Italy have asked the government to suspend the country’s advertising ban for 12 months to help mitigate the effects of the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

Serie A, the highest tier of professional football in Italy, has formally asked the government to suspend the effects of the Dignity Decree that effectively outlawed gambling advertising.

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