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Amended bill aims to restrict gambling commercials

Control over internet gambling to be tightened in Armenia

Control over internet gambling to be tightened in Armenia
The Armenian National Assembly passed at the first reading amendments to the law on gambling on advertisement.
Armenia | 12/21/2015

The Armenian National Assembly passed at the first reading amendments to the law on gambling on advertisement.

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he bill proposes to tighten control over gambling on the Internet. Vakhtang Mirumyan, deputy finance minister, said the amendments imply prohibition of advertising Internet games with prizes on television and radio.

He said the bill also implies improvement of control mechanisms. “In particular, it is planned to restrict gambling commercials to prevent people’s passion for gambling and to create equal market conditions for all companies doing such businesses, since it is prohibited now to advertise gambling in casinos.”

 

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