Calls For Finnish Gambling Reform Intensify

  • KKV economists says country must pick a firm direction
  • Veikkaus CEO agrees reforms are needed by government
  • Concerns over gambling harm intensified during lockdown

Faced with mounting offshore gambling, Finland’s consumer agency has said the country must either strengthen or abandon its gambling monopoly, and the head of the state-owned operator agrees.

An official from the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (KKV) told news outlet Taloussanomat that the country’s gambling market needs reform to stem unacceptable leakage to the black market.

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