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Spain – Madrid approves raft of new restrictions on gambling advertising

The Autonomous Community of Madrid has progressed with passing stricter rules for operators and new regulations over the gambling industry. Gambling reform comes under the so called “Omnibus Law” – presented by the Executive through the Ministry of the Presidency, Justice and the Interior and covers a wide number of regulations in the community. According…

Chile – Sports betting advertising ban approved in Chamber of Deputies

The Chamber of Deputies has unanimously approved Deputy Marco Sulantay’s ban on the advertising of sports betting. The ban was approved in general terms with 118 votes in favour, one against and three abstentions. The project proposes the prohibition of any contract between online betting platforms with sports organizations, whether professionals, clubs, associations, foundations, federations and…

Chile – Sportsbetting operators meet with lawmakers ahead of key vote

Lawmakers have met with online sportsbetting operators ahead of the vote to ban advertising during sporting events. The legal representative of Betano, Betsson, Coolbet, Esterlarbet and Latamwin in Chile, Carlos Baeza, assured local news portal El Dinamo that they were in talks with national legislators. Carlos Baeza explained that the clubs remained optimistic over the…

Chile – Gambling advertising bill scheduled

The Chamber of Deputies rejected a request put forward by the Economic Commission for the Promotion of Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises over the gambling advertising bill. The commission wanted to review the bill but now that this request has been rejected it means that it will go to the lower house for a vote….

Spain – Latest penalties on operators to be made public

Spain’s regulatory body, Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) will soon publish the penalty procedures against online gambling operating companies. The sanctions reflect penalties incurred in the first half of 2022.  After a modification to the Gambling Law, the government is obliged to publish serious and very serious sanctions. According to the newspaper el…

Chile – Gambling advertising ban passes through committee stage

Deputy Marco Sulantay has been put in charge of getting a bill through parliament that would prohibit any type of sportsbetting betting advertising during sporting events.  The bill was passed by The Sports Commission in the Chilean Chamber of Deputies at the end of September.  Sulantay, the author of the bill, will now be responsible…

Chile – SJC warns football clubs that online betting advertising is illegal

The Chilean Gaming Board (SJC) has warned that football clubs accepting sponsorship and advertising deals from online sports betting companies are breaking the law. In a strongly worded statement to local press the SJC emphasised that it was illegal for anyone apart from the state owned company Polla Chilena de Beneficencia, the Lotería de Concepción…

US – AGA supports streamlining problem gambling resources for National Advertising Campaigns

The American Gaming Association (AGA) is recommending a new approach to national advertising campaigns to allow the use of national gambling helplines. Most customers enjoy gambling as a form of entertainment—but for those who no longer find gambling fun, the more than a dozen problem gambling helplines across the country are essential services. The new…

The Netherlands – KSA orders Dutch State Lottery to stop using footballers in ads

Before the start of the European Football Championship, the Gaming Authority (Ksa) has ordered the State Lottery with a cease and desist order to stop advertising with professional football players. KSA stated: “The regulations on games of chance prohibit providers of games of chance from using active professional athletes and teams in advertising for games…