Finnish gambling operator Paf urges country to end online gambling monopoly of state-run Veikkaus to allow greater protection for problem gamblers.
Finland competition watchdog says Veikkaus no-bid IGT contract was “illegal” but company will skate due to statute of limitations.
Finnish gambling operator Paf reducing customer annual loss limits to €20k on January 1, 2021, the third such reduction in two years.
Finland's Veikkaus says new Casino Tampere to open in December 2021, company seeks new mandatory loss limits for land-based slots network.
Vekkaus warns that COVID-19 will likely reduce 2020 profits by €300m, while Finland mulls shift to more competitive online gambling market.
Finland's Veikkaus gambling monopoly vows to up its standards after allowing youthful looking undercover agents to access retail slot machines.
Finland's view of gambling is trending negative following a steady drumbeat of negative media headlines involving state-run Veikkaus monopoly.
A new survey shows declines in Finland's problem gambling prevalence despite online gambling participation rising nearly 13% over last four years.
Finland's government says state-run Veikkaus gambling monopoly will limit online customers' monthly loss limits to €500 until September 30.
Finnish gaming operator Paf increases its financial distribution to government while Veikkaus warns staff of potential temporary layoffs due to pandemic.