Norwegian regulator warns media firms over illegal gambling advertising

Gaming Authority calls on publishers to discontinue odds advertising on Norwegian elections

The Norwegian Gaming Authority (NGA) has warned 13 Norwegian publishing houses that the publication of odds from unlicensed betting providers constitutes illegal gambling advertising. In a five-page letter, the NGA said it had identified 49 articles in Norwegian newspapers featuring odds from sites which are not currently licensed in Norway. The letter warns publishers they…

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