British Authorities Banned Using Credits To Replenish An Account In Online Casino
British banned using credit cards to replenish an account in online casino. The appropriate decision took the uk gambling commission, reports reuters. The prohibition will come into force on april 14, 2020.
The new law will affect approximately 800 thousand residents of the uk, which use credit cards for gambling rates. According to the regulator, about a quarter of them (about 200 thousand people) suffer from gambling addiction. It is will not affect deposit in online casino with debit bank cards. The logic of lawmakers is to prohibit gembrellas to play gambling.
"We will make any measures from potential harm from gambling," the minister of culture of great britain helen wati said.
The application has already been reflected in the price of the shares of operators. Due to the new requirements of the authorities of operators of online casino william hill, 888casino, pokerstars and other well-known british companies fell by 0.9-2.Five%.
This is not the first restrictive measure in relation to the online casino. Previously, the authorities announced their intention to reduce the makimum rate in slot machines up to two pounds sterling. The authoritiested that too high rates exacerbate problems of people with gambling addiction. Later, information appeared that the regulator is considering the possibility of banning vip accounts in online casino.