Bulgaria closes state gambling commission following corruption allegations

Government transfers regulatory authority to National Revenue Agency in landmark decision

Bulgaria’s government has officially shut the country’s State Gambling Commission (DHC) and transferred all regulatory authority to the Ministry of Finance’s National Revenue Agency. Legislators in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia voted to terminate the powers of DHC chairman Georgi Yordanov, as well as the regulator’s six-member board of directors. That authority has been transferred…

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