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10.2018

Gambling being tabboo soon in Spain

By Sophie Couard

The Spanish Government has submitted plans to the European Union to restrict gambling advertisements under the 2019 budget.

Advertising and gambling seem to have become a taboo combination in some of the southern European countries. This time round it is Spain whose government is now looking to put restrictions on advertising.

Part of the budget for 2019

The Spanish Government has recently put forward plans to restrict gambling advertisements as part of its European Union budget 2019. The document, created by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and members of the Podemos party, aims to introduce restrictions on gambling advertisements similar to those of tobacco products.

Pedro Sanchez

Similar measures taken in Italy

This announcement follows a similar measure in Italy.

This announcement follows a similar measure taken in Italy prohibiting gambling advertisements. We had recently reported news on the lawsuit brought by LeoVegas against Italy to the European Commission concerning this law.

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By Sophie Couard
By Sophie Couard - EDITOR

I am a great fan of gambling, I became a croupier to finance my studies. After my high school diploma in economic and social sciences , I obtained a bachelor's degree in economics and then a master in philosophy with a thesis on player behavior. After working in an online casino customer support, I became a writer on FeedBack Casino.