Swedish government submits draft gambling act to EU

Proposal focuses on consumer protection and combatting criminal activity in the industry

The Swedish government has submitted a draft gambling act and gambling tax act to the European Commission in preparation for market liberalisation in 2019. Gambling minister Ardalan Shekarabi said the legislation would see government regain control of the gambling market and focus on consumer protection. “Gambling activities must be conducted in a sound and safe…

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