Shutting its doors: How Latvia’s closure of online gambling might be the first of many

Dentons lawyer and CIS specialist Ilya Machavariani looks at whether Latvia’s decision to suspend all online gambling is a precursor for more suspensions amid the Covid-19 pandemic

It took a little while before worldwide Covid-19 measures started to affect the egaming industry directly rather than indirectly by suspending all sports events, but the first signs of it entering this market are currently being seen. The Latvian Saeima (parliament of the Republic of Latvia) adopted an emergency act last month, the purpose of…

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