Latvia: Riga closes six gambling halls

Riga has announced the closure of more venues.
Riga has announced the closure of more venues.

The Security, Public Order and Corruption Prevention Committee has revoked the licences of six gaming halls.

Latvia.- Riga City Council has revoked the licences of six gaming halls for breach of urban planning rules. The venues were all located in residential areas or near Riga’s historic centre protection zone.

The latest round of closures takes the total of gaming hall closures in the city to 43. The permits will expire in five years.

See also: Latvian bill proposes to ban alimony debtors from gambling.

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