Consumer discontent with gambling advertising has reached breaking point in a range of jurisdictions around the world, with a wave of restrictions currently sweeping across Europe.
Gambling adverts have been totally outlawed by Italy’s new populist government, while in the UK new Gambling Commission powers all but guarantee tougher enforcement against operators who breach responsible marketing guidelines.
In both Belgium and Spain there are impending changes to legislation that will restrict the ability to advertise gambling and in several other countries the subject remains high on the political agenda.
Interactive map up to date as of October 9, 2019.
See below for GamblingCompliance’s coverage of regulatory developments affecting gambling advertising.
Insight & Analysis
An amended voluntary gambling advertising code promoted by Jdigital, a Spanish online gambling trade group, would set limits on bonus advertising and the use of sports stars, but it would not bar advertising during live sporting events.
Georgia’s national public broadcaster will not accept any gambling adverts from the start of next year as it believes that there are clear...
Lithuania has added even tougher limits to its already harsh advertising rules, as the country’s gross gaming revenue dramatically...
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