Swedish Gambling Authority: New deposit limits will reduce channelisation

Regulator concedes new rules would lower consumer protection standards in consultation submission

The Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) has admitted the government’s suggested deposit and bonus limits would reduce channelisation to licensed sites and lower consumer protection standards. In its consultation response to Swedish government proposals, the SGA questioned the SEK5,000 a week deposit limit threshold, insisting most Swedish players do not gamble to that level. Qualifying its…

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