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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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Veikkaus calls for early introduction of Finnish age verification measures


Veikkaus has called on Finland’s government to bring forward the implementation date for new measures regarding compulsory authentication across gaming arcades. Currently, mandatory ID checks are to commence at the beginning of 2023, but the Finnish gambling monopoly is urging an amendment to the Lottery Act to bring the rulings into force next year. The firm has also documented its own …

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