Legal & Regulatory News

Switzerland’s Federal Council has given approval to two further casinos to launch online.

The online license approvals granted to Grand Casino Kursaal Bern and Interlaken Casino take the total number of Swiss licensed online gaming operators to six following the opening of the regulated market on July 1st.

New Swiss gambling legislation which came into force on January 1st reserves online gaming licenses for the country’s 21 licensed casinos, with Grand Casino Baden, Casino Davos, Grand Casino Lucerne and Casino Pfäffikon having previously secured online approval.

The launch of Berne Casino and Interlaken Casino’s online operations remain subject to regulatory approval of their platforms and games.