The Government decided on December 21, 2017, to refer the proposal, ‘A re-regulated gambling market’, the Council on Legislation. A new gambling act and a new gambling tax act have been proposed. The new regulations will be designed as a licence system. It is proposed that the regulations enter into force on 1 January 2019.
Government policy on gambling
Gambling policy is about preventing gambling addiction and creating a sound and secure gambling market in which social protection interests are safeguarded by the demand for gambling being satisfied in a controlled fashion.