Swedish government mulls Italy-style marketing restrictions

Social affairs minister Ardalan Shekarabi says operators have not reduced marketing enough and legislative changes will be on the table next year

Swedish officials have met with Italian regulators to discuss the potential impact of a full-scale advertising ban, Sweden’s Minister of Social Affairs revealed yesterday. Minister Ardalan Shekarabi instructed the Game Market Investigation Board (Spelmarknadsutredningen) in April to investigate how gambling ads could be “limited in terms of scope and content”, with options including a ban on online…

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