Norwegian gambling regulator Lotteri-og Stiftelsestilsynet (Lotteritilsynet) continues to firmly fight against gambling online operators that illegally serve local players.
This weekend Lotteritilsynet unveiled details of its campaign against illegal online gambling. Gambling regulator said that he ordered all Norwegian banks licensed to block payment transactions, which are directed against gambling operators.
Edition of The Times of Malta reported that the tightening Lotteritilsynet directive is aimed directly at the six licensed operators in Malta – Betsson AB, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), Kindred Group, L & L Entertainment, Dino Gaming Ltd and Co-Gaming LTD.
In addition to limiting payments Lotteritilsynet representatives demanded that the Maltese gaming regulator to take action against its licensees who violate gambling laws jurisdiction.
In 2018 Lotteritilsynet received an assignment from the Norwegian multi-party coalition. As a regulatory body has been granted the right to control the national banking operations, as well as to protect the customers of State gambling operator Norsk Tipping.
For new restrictions Lotteritilsynet officially reprimanded by the European Association of gaming and wagering (EGBA), which has filed a complaint demanding that the Data Protection Inspectorate of Norway (DPI) to investigate whether the payments do not violate the locking scheme Lotteritilsynet protect users’ privacy.
In addition, the closing of the 2018 registered in Stockholm Kindred Group Plc, one of the operators affected by Lotteritilsynet, giving rise to a claim against the regulatory authority to the Supreme Court of Oslo.
As part of the trial Kindred Lotteritilsynet accuses of violating the regulations in respect of its business services, including blocking the transfer of payments, as well as a ban on the inclusion of Kindred applications in the Apple App Store for the clients of the Scandinavian country.
Recall: last month a special association has been established in Norway, which promotes initiatives https://getcasinoslots.com/free-online-slots/dragon-reels-online-slot/ to revise the restrictive policy in relation to gambling.
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