Regulation Of Gambling Business In Spain: Garson Warns About Further Tightening
Alberto garson, minister of consumer affairs of spain, warned gambling operators to expect additional consumer protection standards.
Garson, who played an important role in the development of hard restrictions in spain on advertising gambling adopted in november, said that he was entrusted with a minister duty to centralize the management of legislation on gambling in 17 autonomous communities in spain.
Considering the progress made by the ministry of consumers in the light of pandemic covid-19, he told the spanish newspaper publico.Es that the ministry will publish its phase 2 framework directives that outlines further changes in the rules for gambling games in spain after parliamentary holidays.
His comments followed the ministry of joint proposals of the ministry and the spanish regulator of gambling, dgoj, in which the plans are outlined by the "optimal basis for a safer gaming environment".
It includes a proposal that will require players to establish individual loss limits for each session of the wagering session. Phase 2 garson reforms will also focus on updating the system of self-slipping of rgij players with the central database of players to be controlled by dgoj.
Garson also announced the entry into force of restrictions on advertising adopted last year. He said:
"From september 1, all this aggressive advertising will disappear. There will be no advertiving at stadiums, there will be no advertising on t-shirts advertiving bookmakers and gambling, and there will be no advertising on radio, television or in any other of advertising ".
Source: focus gaming news