Finland targets wholesale monopoly reform with Lottery Act proposals

Government aims to strengthen Veikkaus monopoly despite calls for licensing from international operators

Finland’s Ministry of the Interior has launched a consultation on wholesale reform of the Finnish Lotteries Act which would allow monopoly operator Veikkaus to operate B2B activities for the first time. The consultation, which includes measures to strengthen the existing Veikkaus monopoly, would allow the firm to establish a subsidiary to provide gambling products and…

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