EGBA rails against “counterproductive” Spanish advertising changes

Pan-European trade body insists measures will lead to unlicensed gambling and slams “protectionist” state lottery exemption

Spain’s new proposals to end gambling sponsorships and severely restrict advertising will fuel black market betting, according to the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA). The trade body claimed that without gambling advertising, Spanish players could be “more susceptible” to unlicensed operators. Qualifying this stance, the association highlighted the increasing number of unlicensed sites being…

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