Austria targets regulatory reform with new independent body

Government greenlights widespread overhaul of existing governance framework and player-protection standards

Austrian government officials have unveiled the biggest package of regulatory reform in the history of gambling in the country, including the creation of a new gambling regulator. In a presentation to the Austrian Council of Ministers, the government pledged to increase its “economic and socio-political responsibility” through a raft of efficiency-based measures. These include transferring…

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