Pandemic Restrictions on Swedish Online Casinos Could Be Extended
The Swedish government is considering extending restrictions on the country's online gambling industry in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The temporary ordinance mandating local licensed online casino and sports betting operators to follow certain requirements is set to expire at the end of June. If lawmakers approve its extension, its provisions will be valid through November 14, 2021.
Pandemic Restrictions on Swedish Online Casinos Could be Extended. Trade Body Protests Measures. The number of Swedish gamblers who opt for unlicensed international online casinos and betting sites has remained high. The trade body’s General Secretary said that the restrictions will have a negative impact on channelization. He also said the government is unaware of its own expert agency”s findings.