Belgium set to ban gambling adverts from July

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Belgium has announced a tough new ban on gambling advertisements, in a bid to tackle gambling addiction and debt. The first steps of the measure will be implemented from 1 July 2023. An estimated 23.71% of the Belgian population took part in sports betting between October 2021-2022, according to a survey by TGM Sports Betting. Belgian Minister of Justice Vincent van Quickenborne welcomed the decree, stating that “the measure is necessary because it must to put an end to the trivialisation and normalization of gambling.” The ban will span across various different plaforms – including TV adverti…

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