In Spain, A New Body Has Been Created To Regulate Gambling
The advisory council was elected in spain, which includes industry experts of the gaming industry, in order to develop a country’s responsible strategy for gambling.
The official gambling regulator of spain (dgoj) established the cajr advisory council (cajr), which will support it in the development, execution and general management of tasks related to responsible online games in the state.
In november of this year, 25 new members entered the board, including representatives of the leading suppliers of playtech and tómbola, european platform online casino paf, as well as alberto elyarrat – sportium bookmaker employee.
Maria josé gallardo, vice president of the software developer r. Franco, has become among the latest designated members along with fancisco faise – acting legal counsel luckia gaming group.
The council includes specialists of various areas: psychology, social health, social support, as well as experts on consumer rights. Juan espinos garcia, the current head of dgoj, took the position of chairman of the board of directors.
Revenues from online games in spain increased by 30% compared with 2017 year in annual terms and amouunted to €181.8 million (as of the end of september 2018). Most of the income falls on sports betting and online casino. According to experts, by the end of 2023, the revenues of the gambling sector will amount to $ 74 billion.
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