In Italy, Google Fined For Placring Gambling Advertising
Autorità per le garanzie nelle comunicazioni (agcom), regulating italian organ in the field of communications, fined google for supposedly violation of the rules for dignity.
Decree, which entered into force on january 1, 2019, prohibits all forms of advertising of gambling. Although the official statement did not indicate specific amounts, according to reuters, the penalty was 100,000 euros (118,250 us dollars).
Agcom stated than google allowed to display a paid adlertiesement online casino in search results.
In his statement, the regulatory authority said that google "distributed a paid announcement of the sublimecastino site.Com on which games and rates winnings are held ".
This is not the first time google faces the regulator.
In 2018, google agreed to remove the entire content related to gambling, from the indexation in the search results in italy. And in september of this year, agcom began investigating the search engine after the results of the search results appeared a series of advertisements for gambling games.
Source: agcom official website.