Tag Archives: Green Party

Referendum set for controversial Swiss online gambling legislation

Copyright: nazlisart / 123RF Stock Photo

An online gambling bill passed through Swiss parliament last year is set for a national referendum, reports swissinfo.ch, after a coalition of political parties succeeded in gathering enough votes to warrant a public vote. Switzerland’s legislature passed the controversial new laws in September of 2017, with them initially set to take effect from this month. However under its unique political system, …

Read More »

Green Party opposes Betfred opening in Scunthorpe

Betfred’s plans to open a betting shop in Ashby’s Broadway Center (Scunthorpe) have come under fire from the UK Green Party. The Green Party, supported by the Campaign for Fairer Gambling and local retailers has opposed Betfred’s proposed plans of opening a third bookmaker on Ashby commercial shopping centre. The protesters believe that a third betting shop would be detrimental …

Read More »

Opposition mounts against German Sports betting bill

Pressure has been mounting on the Hesse Ministry of Interior and Sports (HMDIS) to restructure and reform its online sports betting framework, as the regulatory body receives further criticism regarding its legislation process. This week, the German Green Party were the latest critics of the framework, stating that HMDIS remove its 20 licence cap and include licensing provisions based on …

Read More »