A member of the European Parliament from Spain Adriana Maldonado took the initiative about gambling’s regulating. She proposed to pass a law on a unique legislation in the field of gambling for all EU countries.
Maldonado believes that this will help to control better the sphere of online gambling, since the current way of the experience exchange between all European countries is not enough for effective regulation. The offer also applies to gambling advertising. According to the deputy, all publications about online casinos and bonuses often mislead users that cause a suspicious behavior of gamblers. They lose large amounts and become addicted to bets.
In 2020, the Spanish government plans to introduce serious restrictions on gambling advertising throughout the country. Authorities will allow to display advertisements for online casinos and betting shops only from one to five a.m. The ban will enter into force during the next few weeks. Spanish Minister of Culture Alberto Garzon said the government is ready for a dialogue with the representatives of gambling industry and they hope to reach an agreement that benefits all parties.