GVC regulatory chief: “Counterproductive” German regulation will fuel black market

Martin Lycka calls on legislators to avoid “wholly unfulfilling” gambling experience for consumers under new interstate treaty proposals

Germany’s amended interstate treaty on gambling will strengthen the country’s black market and changes to its “counterproductive” legislation are needed, according to GVC head of regulatory affairs Martin Lycka. In an op-ed published on the GVC website, Lycka claims many of the player protection requirements imposed as part of the new interstate treaty (IST) are…

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