Gambling policy

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.

Responsible for gambling policy

Responsible minister

Niklas Wykman Minister for Financial Markets

Responsible ministry

News about gambling policy

  • About the Government’s work for a re-regulated gambling market

    To bring order to the gambling market and strengthen protection for consumers, a new Gambling Act was introduced on 1 January 2019. The Act includes stronger regulation of gambling advertising and the introduction of a national licence system for gambling operators. The Government is now continuing its work to address the remaining challenges

  • News feeds and publications

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