Regulatory Developments and New Functions in 2019

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2019 12 01

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In the beginning of 2019, Problem Gambling Prevention Implementation Plan prepared by the Gaming Control Authority was adopted by the Government. The Plan focuses on education and awareness raising, ensuring of help availability for problem gamblers, problem gambling prevalence reducing. Responsible national institution will cooperate by implementing these measures.

On the 1st May 2019 with the amendments of the Gaming Law regulation of games on amusement machines have entered into force. The Gaming Control Authority is responsible for activity permissions, supervision and control of operation of games on amusement machines. This is new function of the Gaming Control Authority. 

Furthermore, in November 2019 Gaming Law amendments came inforce, according to which a digital video recording during conducting stock survey and also by entering gaming premises will be required.