Under Switzerland previous law, online gaming was not completely banned for local players, as they had access to this service through international operators. The new legislation limits online gaming offering to Swiss-based operators, which means that every foreign company targeting Switzerland players will be blacklisted.
Compliance of the bill will
The legislation replacing previous laws from 1923 and 1998, comes after nearly three years of debate on the matter. The vote has risen criticism mainly from Swiss youth organizations, which are even considering a referendum to oppose the bill.
Source: GMB / Innovate Gaming