Tag Archives: Belgian Association of Gaming Operators (BAGO)

Belgium to enforce new player protection duties from 1 June

SBC News Belgium to enforce new player protection duties from 1 June

Belgium has introduced a list of changes to its 1999 Gambling Act, the majority of which are expected to come into force starting June.  Officially published in the Belgian State Gazette, the amendments aim to introduce a stricter gambling regime to the country with the goal of protecting players susceptible to gambling harm. As reported by casinonieuws.nl, some of the …

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‘‘You don’t build sustainability on addiction” – Belgium operators update protections policy

Ladbrokes and PMU deal criticised by Belgian competition watchdog

Belgium’s six regulated gambling operators have signed a duty of care agreement, ushering in a new prevention policy for the national industry based on four pillars. The six members of the Belgian Association of Gaming Operators (BAGO) – Ardent Group, BetFirst, Golden Palace, Star Casino, Kindred and Napoleon – signed the agreement earlier this week. Now that the new policy has …

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Belgium’s BAGO condemns proposed ban on unified gambling accounts

SBC News Belgium’s BAGO condemns proposed ban on unified gambling accounts

Proposals by Belgian legislators to enforce customers to open multiple accounts for different gaming verticals have been criticised by the country’s gambling industry trade association. The amendment to Belgian gambling law would require bettors to open multiple accounts with the same operator across different gaming offerings – i.e., different accounts for sports betting, online casino, poker etc.  A law relating …

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