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Garzon warns of tougher Spanish gambling reforms  

Alberto Garzon, Spain’s Minister of Consumer Affairs, has warned licensed gambling incumbents to prepare for further drastic changes to the country’s gambling laws, which will focus on raising all-around consumer protections and operator conduct.  Appointed last year by Spain’s coalition government to overhaul a fragmented gambling regime, Garzon underlined his ministerial duty in seeking to centralise the governance of gambling …

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DGOJ secures rights to reform Spain’s fragmented self-exclusion registry 


Spain’s 17 autonomous communities have agreed to establish a cooperative framework on the management and data sharing of their individual gambling self-exclusion networks.  The principles of a cooperative framework were agreed upon at a meeting of Spain’s ‘Gambling Policy Council’, chaired by DGOJ Secretary-General Mikel Arana. To date, the majority of Spain’s autonomous communities have individually maintained their player gambling …

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Spain moves forward on federal self-exclusion registry

The regional governments of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities have agreed to collaborate in developing an ‘interconnected self-exclusion registry’ covering all forms of gambling (land-based and digital). The decision follows a meeting of Spain’s ‘Gambling Policy Council’, chaired by Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón. The development of a central gambling self-exclusion scheme was majority approved, with the government of Catalonia …

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