Spain lambasts La Liga clubs over “reckless” gambling sponsorships

Consumer Affairs Minister Alberto Garzón takes aim at top-flight teams for signing bookmaker deals ahead of ad ban

Spain’s consumer affairs minister has criticised La Liga clubs for flouting an impending ban on gambling sponsorships in football. Alberto Garzón expects his Royal Decree, including restrictive regulation on gambling marketing, to become law by October once it passes review in the European Commission and Spain’s Council of State. Speaking to Cadena Ser, Garzón bemoaned “reckless” La…

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