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Veikkaus sets time limit on Finnish slots


Veikkaus OY, Finland’s state-owned gambling monopoly, has restricted use of slot machines across its Finnish retail points and its network of partner kiosks, service stations and cafes.  From 1 September, Veikkaus will no longer allow customers to play on its slot machine terminals between the hours of 9pm and 9am. During that period, betting point managers have been instructed to …

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Veikkaus postpones lottery ID checks to 2024

SBC News Veikkaus postpones lottery ID checks to 2024

The Finnish gambling and lottery state monopoly Veikkaus Oy has called on lawmakers to delay the introduction of mandatory identification checks of coupon games, including lotteries. Veikkaus started to upgrade its sales terminals ahead of the introduction of Finland’s new Lotteries Act, which came into force on January 1, 2022, though some points in the law were granted a transitional period and can be …

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