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Swiss referendum moves to ban remote online gambling websites

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Foreign gambling sites are to be banned in Switzerland, after Swiss citizens overwhelmingly backed a new gambling law, replacing the 1923 Lotteries and Betting Act and the 1998 Gambling Act, in yesterday’s (Sunday June 10) referendum. Set to come into effect from the start of 2019, the new gambling act won a 72.9 per cent majority approvement, despite the relatively …

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