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Hillside Sports Is Penalized for Betting on Minors’ Match

26 March 2021, 16:56
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According to news about the betting sector in Sweden, Hillside Sports, which is actually Bet365, has been penalized by the Swedish Gambling Authority.

Hillside Sports Is Penalized for Betting on Minors’ Match

The operator has to pay €98 000 for breaching the law, which prohibits wagering on matches with minors.

Bet365 violates the same law again

It is worth mentioning that it isn’t the first time when the operator is involved in a situation connected with providing betting services in matches with underage players. Earlier, Bet365 was accused of the same infringement of gambling regulations, allowing stakes on events with the participation of under-eighteen sportsmen.

Now, the incident occurs again. Hillside Sports is subjected to a penalty for offering betting on the training game between Kronängs IF and Mariedals IK. The Swedish regulator stated that seventeen players from one club and seven members of the opponent team were less than eighteen years of age. Chapter 8 of the country’s current gambling law prohibits wagering on such events. It was created especially for sports integrity support. However, the operator explains that the information about underage players’ isn’t always publicly available.

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