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September 20, 2020

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Romania adds 20 new domains to igaming blacklist

Romania adds 20 new domains to igaming blacklist
The sites added to the blacklist includes Megapari.com, Fivecasino.net, 22-bet.net, and Megaslot.
Romania | 08/14/2020

Romania’s National Gambling Office (ONJN) has added 20 new sites to its “blacklist”. The blocked sites include 488365.com, a domain that links to Bet365, as well as Megapari.com.

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ficiul Național pentru Jocuri de Noroc (ONJN), the national gambling office of Romania, has added a further 20 sites to its ‘blacklist’ of unauthorised gaming sites.

The sites added to the blacklist includes 488365.com, a domain that links to Bet365, as well as Megapari.com, Fivecasino.net, 22-bet.net, and Megaslot. - See the full list HERE

The regulator confirmed that each of the sites added must be blocked by Romanian internet service providers ‘within 15 days’ of notification from the ONJN. The 1,184 ISPs operating in Romania have 48 hours from receiving notification to block the sites. 

Visitors to the blocked sites will be redirected to a page which states: “Your access to this site has been restricted by the National Gambling Office.” 

The ONJN has maintained its blacklist since 2015, having launched ahead of the country opening its regulated online gambling market in 2016.

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