ARJEL proposes amendments to combat gambling addiction

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France’s online gambling regulator has published a report on combating  gambling addiction which makes 33 recommendations to further protect consumers, including blocking access to affiliate websites that promote unlicensed operators, restricting advertisements, and prohibiting the use of pre-paid cards to fund gaming accounts.

The report is the first since the partial liberalization of the French online gaming market three years ago and is based on the regulator’s observations in that time, as well as the 2010 research into the prevalence of problem gambling in France, the only such research ever conducted.

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