Belgium gambling infrastructure -The Belgian parliament is in session to discuss laws that would enforce additional restrictions to their gambling industry. Belgium is one of the most regulated countries in terms of its gambling industry. With that said, people still think there is more that can be done with its security. The bills of law were introduced in the last past months by the Christian Democratic and Flemish Party (CDFP) and the Justice Minister Koen Geens.
BGC officials want to also remove legal gaming adverts if they are promoting extreme gambling activities. However, it has not yet been said what is excessive gambling.The spoke person of BGC Marjolein De Paepe told Belgian said that they have the power of authority to execute the bill. However the rules are not yet clear, so they cannot execute the new bill.
Belgium Gambling Infrastructure
The measures that were proposed by Geens have the full support from the Belgium Gambling Commission. The gambling adverts will now be banned from the television screens before eight pm and also during the live sports events.
The new proposal also says that screen banners through live games and between commercials at half time would also be banned. The implication of problem gambling is very vital and is going to mandatory to give a warning about it. There will also be fines for companies that don’t follow the rules.
New Belgium Gambling Age
The bill was introduced in June and it was accepted and welcomed by the Belgian MP Peter De Decker. There are strict rules about tobacco and alcohol and it is high time they implement the same on gambling. A new measure has been introduced by the CDF party. This measure will be about the gambling age where now players have to be 21 and over to gamble or play any casino games. Players that are 18 will only be allowed to play lotto and sports betting games.