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Svenska Spel Decides To Close 2 Casino Cosmopol Venues

Svenska Spel plans to officially close the Casino Cosmopol facilities in Malmö and Gothenburg. The main reason for this decision is the limited profitability of the facilities, the firm revealed on January 24. The rise of online gambling as a cause of closure: The increase in online casinos during recent years has led to a decrease in the number of…
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Svenska Spel to close Casino Cosmopol in Gothenburg and Malmö

With the rise of online casino causing Casino Cosmopol's visitor numbers to fall in recent years, the Swedish land-based casino brand of Svenska Spel has decided to permanently close the doors on two of its three venues to "limit losses". Union negotiations will now be held before a final decision is made. The Gothenburg and Malmö closures mean the…
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Svenska Spel to close Casino Cosmopol in Gothenburg and Malmö
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Online Blackjack Casinos in Sweden: Latest Trands and Regulations

Online casinos are becoming increasingly popular in the Swedish market, with blackjack being a favorite among gaming enthusiasts. One look at the catalog of top-rated online blackjack casino sites in Sweden is enough to show just how popular the game is becoming, with many casinos tying lucrative promotions to the game. In Sweden, blackjack is a…
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Swedish Gambling Authority takes action on unlicensed provider

Spelinspektionen said an investigation found that information on the website is presented in Swedish, which is one of the factors in assuming online gaming offerings are aimed at the Swedish market. "The website slotssafari.co is not a designated gaming venue by any company with a Swedish license; thus, the website is operated without a Swedish…
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Octoplay enters UK gambling market with Paddy Power and Betfair deal

Swedish gaming and slot studio Octoplay has teamed up with Paddy Power and Betfair in a new deal to bring the company's offerings to the UK market. Announcing the partnership on LinkedIn, Octoplay said, "We're thrilled to announce that Octoplay is now live in the UK, all thanks to our direct partnership with market leaders Paddy Power and…
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Octoplay enters UK gambling market with Paddy Power and Betfair deal
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What is Casivo.se and why you should use their website before playing on

Casivo.se is a platform that tests and compares online casinos to help users find the best options in Sweden. They share their expertise, providing knowledge and tools for users to discern which casino suits them best, showcasing Sweden's quickest and superior online casinos, bonus offers, free spins, and the latest casino news. In the rapidly…
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Regulatory body for online casino licensing in Sweden

Located in the heart of Northern Europe, Sweden is overseen by its market regulator, Lotteriinspektionen, which is responsible for the supervision and issuance of licenses to online casinos. Established in 1995, Lotteriinspektionen is also tasked with ensuring that both public and private gaming and gambling entities adhere to the law. It has the…
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Best Online Casinos for Iceland Residents

Gambling in some form has been popular in Iceland since the 20th century when natives to the island nation participated in foreign lotteries. This flow of capital leaving the country caused concern among authorities and was the catalyst for the government introducing its first gambling statute. The resulting Lottery Act in 1926 became a key…
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Why Do Online Casino Bonuses Differ Between Locations?

Bonuses play a crucial role in marketing online casinos. It is primarily because of these bonuses that there are so many players gambling online. Online casinos attract players through bonuses that they offer. Although these bonuses are largely offered everywhere, there are certain occasions when they differ between locations. This is mainly due to…
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Zimpler Appeals Swedish Order to End Partnerships with Illegal Gambling Sites

Swedish payment provider Zimpler has appealed an order issued by Swedish gaming regulator, Spelinspektionen, demanding that it stop processing payments for unlicensed gambling operators. The order was issued on July 7th following an investigation which revealed that the company's BankID solution was being used by multiple unlicensed gaming…
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Zimpler Appeals Swedish Order to End Partnerships with Illegal Gambling Sites
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Are Online Casinos in Australia Regulated?

Online gambling has gained significant popularity worldwide, providing individuals with convenient access to casino games and wagering opportunities. However, regulating casinos on the Internet remains a pressing concern in many countries, including Australia. Recent research highlights the disparity between Australia's regulations and those…
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LeoVegas secures B2B software licenses in Sweden

LeoVegas Group has secured three new B2B licenses to develop and deliver gaming software in Sweden. Issued by the national gambling regulator, Spelinspektionen, each license will come into effect from 1 July and will last for three years. The licenses cover the group's'Blue Guru Games' gaming studio and two betting platforms, allowing the company…
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LeoVegas secures B2B software licenses in Sweden
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Spinomenal Secures Swedish B2B Supplier Permit

Spinomenal, the leading iGaming content provider, has successfully secured its Swedish B2B suppliers permit from the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA). The Spelinspektionen awarded Spinomenal with its latest European permit, which means Swedish casino players will be able to keep on gaining seamless access to its richly populated games…
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Spinomenal Secures Swedish B2B Supplier Permit
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Stakelogic receives Pennsylvania licence

Stakelogic has secured a supplier licence from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The traditional fruit machines and classic slots from Stakelogic will assist online casino operators in the state in offering players games that are like those found on the gaming floors in land-based casinos. Stephan van den Oetelaar, CEO at Stakelogic, said:…
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Stakelogic approved by Swedish regulator

On the heels of the launch of its new Greedy Fox online slot, which features its Super Stake and Spin to Win innovations, software provider Stakelogic has received approval from the Swedish regulator, Spelinspektionen, to continue to offer its portfolio of classic and video slots to licensed operators in the Nordic country. Stakelogic Live, the…
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Push Gaming and Pariplay Secure B2B Licenses in Sweden

Push Gaming and Pariplay, two suppliers of gambling content, have received permission to offer their products in Sweden. The B2B companies have officially secured a license from the Spelinspektionen and are ready for the new market requirements. For reference, starting July 1, 2023, gambling suppliers in Sweden will be required to have a gaming…
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Push Gaming and Pariplay Secure B2B Licenses in Sweden
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Jelly secures a Swedish supplier licence Jelly has acquired a Swedish supplier licence from the country's regulator, Spelinspektionen. This news means that Jelly can continue to supply its slot titles to licensed operators in Sweden. This licence award adds to the licence it holds in the UK and is part of the firm's plans to expand its reach in…
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Stakelogic Clears Swedish iGaming License Process

Image Source: Shutterstock.com The move comes as the Spelinspektionen, the country's regulator, is preparing to issue changes to the regulatory landscape. Stakelogic, and the company's subsidiary, Stakelogic Live, join a fleet of companies to have successfully received a license from the regulator, which will allow the company to continue serving…
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Octoplay secures Swedish licence

The licence will enable Octoplay to launch its games such as Pearly Shores, Heavy Anchor, and Hot Harvest with operators that are also approved to offer online gambling in the country. Octoplay said the latest approval would complement its existing certifications in the UK, Malta and Romania. "We are working towards having a licence in every…
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Finnplay receives new Swedish B2B licence

Nordic iGaming platform provider, Finnplay, has received the new B2B licence from the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) to supply its leading iGaming platform service in Sweden. Since Sweden regulated online gambling in 2019, Finnplay has been providing its innovative platform software to operators in the market. As a proud Nordic provider, Finnplay…
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Finnplay receives new Swedish B2B licence
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Swedish gambling regulator approves more B2B gaming suppliers

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has granted B2B gaming software licences to fifteen companies, with Play'n GO, Thunderkick and Nolimit City among the latest to be approved. More than 60 companies have applied for the new five-year licences, which come into force in July following the implementation of legislation that makes gaming…
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Play’n GO secures new Swedish supplier licence

Play'n GO has announced the acquisition of a Swedish B2B suppliers' licence, ensuring that the world's leading gaming entertainment supplier will continue supplying its unmatched catalogue of games in Sweden. While Play'n GO continue to expand globally, this licence renewal shows the company's continued commitment to the European market, in this…
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Play’n GO secures new Swedish supplier licence
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SkillOnNet Among First Three OK’d for Swedish B2B Software License

Content provider SkillonNet gets green light from gaming regulators in new Swedish B2B software licensing system. SkillOnNet, a leading provider of online gaming software, has announced it is one of the first companies to receive the new B2B license for gaming software in Sweden. Swedish gaming regulator Spelinspektionen confirmed Monday that of 60…
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SkillOnNet Among First Three OK’d for Swedish B2B Software License
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A Deep Dive into Online Gambling in Europe

Online Gambling in Europe: Popular Sports and How to Bet Europe has been a gambling hub for thousands of years. It's widely believed that the ancient Greeks introduced sports betting, which the Romans later adopted. Betting still prevails as one of Europeans' most popular pastime activities. In case you're looking for a…
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Nordic Gambling Seminar to be Hosted on March 21

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling inspectorate, has called on all gambling policy stakeholders and industry leadership of Nordic gambling markets to join its "Live Seminar" on March 21. The event will be hosted at the Stockholm Waterfront from 10 am to 5 pm and will provide the most comprehensive analysis of Nordic gambling market's policy…
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Nordic Gambling Seminar to be Hosted on March 21
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Videoslots wins IGA 2023 Online Casino Operator of the year

Videoslots, one of the leading Malta-based online casino operators, is very pleased to have won one of iGaming's most prestigious awards and been named Online Casino Operator of the Year at the International Gaming Awards (IGAs) 2023 which was officially held in London on Monday night (February 6). Tough competition: The innovative online casino…
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Videoslots wins IGA 2023 Online Casino Operator of the year
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The Growth of the Online Casino Industry

If there is one sector that has grown at an accelerating pace in recent years, it is the casino industry. In fact, the global online gambling commerce was valued at USD 207 billion in 2021, and of this, online casinos represents a significant share. Ten years ago, no one would have predicted the developments within the global gambling industry…
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Swedish Government Proposes New Measures Targeting Illegal Gambling Sites

According to Swedish gambling authority, Spelinspektionen, the government has proposed new measures designed to restrict illegal gambling companies from operating in the local market and limit the opportunities for match-fixing in Swedish sport. The legislation was submitted to the Riksdag on Thursday December 15th and includes the following…
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Swedish Government Proposes New Measures Targeting Illegal Gambling Sites
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Sweden: Q3 figures boosted by record online gambling

Preliminary figures from Spelinspektionen showed gaming companies licensed in Sweden brought in combined revenue of SEK 6.77bn ($656.6m/€616.1m/£537.8m) during the three months to 30 September 2022. This was an increase of 7.2% compared to the SEK 6.32bn generated in Q32021. Online gambling revenue was SEK 4.31bn during the period, which was up…
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Sweden: Q3 figures boosted by record online gambling
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Half of Swedes Find Licensed Sites Beneficial, Only 10% Can Identify Them

According to a survey commissioned by the Swedish Gambling Authority Spelinspektionen issued by consultancy Skopm firm, only 10% of players know how to actively identify a licensed gambling platform. Moreover, only 53% of gamblers considered playing with licensed sites to be beneficial to them. The survey ordered by the authority responsible for…
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Half of Swedes Find Licensed Sites Beneficial, Only 10% Can Identify Them
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Sweden: only 10% of gamblers can identify licensed sites

A report by consultancy Skopm commissioned by regulator Spelinspektionen, included a survey of 1600 adults in Sweden about their gambling habits in 2021. Among the questions were ones about unlicensed gambling. The survey found that 53% of past-year gamblers believe that there are advantages to playing with licensed sites, and only 2% said they had…
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Most popular slot games In Sweden

Most Popular Slot Games In Sweden Sweden, as a country, has a great relationship with the gambling industry and, as a government, plays an important role in its activities. Before technological development, gambling has been one of the most popular hobbies of the Swedes and is still very evident today. Sweden was one of the first countries to…
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Sweden Riksdag Passes New Gambling Legislation

The proposal to introduce new online gambling supplier licences in Sweden had been in doubt after the change of government. However, the Riksdag has finally approved the move along with other changes to gambling legislation. Spelinspektionen had already pencilled in a meeting in Stockholm on December 7 to provide information on the B2B licence…
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Sweden Riksdag Passes New Gambling Legislation
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Sweden’s Newest Gambling Law Refines Existing Regulations

Despite the ongoing political instability in the country, the Swedish parliament is preparing to implement a new set of gambling reforms. The new rules are more of an update to the current system rather than a complete overhaul and introduce new B2B supplier licenses and additional measures against unlicensed operators. Regulations regarding…
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Kindred Group Gets $1m Swedish Gambling Regulator Fine

Kindred Group has been hit with an SEK10.9m ($1m) fine and an official warning by the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA). The regulator discovered shortcomings in Kindred's Spooniker subsidiary when it came to safeguards against terrorist financing and anti-money laundering systems. failed to meet its enhanced due diligence requirements In a…
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Kindred Group Gets $1m Swedish Gambling Regulator Fine
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Swedish Gambling Authority Bans SG International N.V. From Operating in Sweden

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Authority, has issued an order banning Curacao-based SG International N.V. from doing business in Sweden as it does not hold the necessary license. The company operates the brand LuckyCrypto (luckycrypto.com), among others. Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has once again hit on a foreign gambling…
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ATG chief slams bonuses as “embarrassing”

Bonuses are the practice of offering free or extra bets to consumers in order to attract or retain players too their platforms; with the method sometimes coming under criticism as an inducement that helps contribute to negative social responsibility outcomes. Sweden has a stringent bonus regime, only allowing operators to offer one bonus per player…
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Licensed Swedish Gambling Operators Generate $625M in GGR in Q22022

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Authority, has announced the financial results for the regulated gambling market for the second quarter of 2022. The Swedish Gambling Authority reported that the total GGR for all licensed gambling operators in Sweden for the second quarter of 2022 totaled SEK 6.8 billion ($625 million), which is 4% higher…
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Sweden sees 80,000 self-exclusions from gambling operators

Sweden took its sweet time before legalizing private gambling on January 1, 2019. The legalization was accompanied by much fussing over whether the industry would be secure and whether it would lead to an epidemic of social ills, including but not limited to irresponsible gambling behavior, growing numbers of addiction, and worse. Over the years…
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Sweden sees 80,000 self-exclusions from gambling operators
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Swedish Self-Exclusion Program Tops 80K Registrations

As European countries continue to prioritize player safety, Sweden's regulator has reported that the national self-exclusion program now has over 80000 registrations. The Spelinspektionen, Sweden's gambling authority, has reported that Spelpaus, the Swedish national self-exclusion program, now boasts more than 80000 registered users. This is a…
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Swedish Gambling Regulator Orders Unlicensed Casineia to Exit Market

Casineia operator Ease Gaming NV has been banned from offering games of chance in Sweden following a decision by Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen. Casineia is an online casino operated by Ease Gaming, which is based in Curaçao. The operator does not have a Swedish licence and so, according to Sweden's 2019 Gambling Act, is ineligible to…
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Swedish Gambling Regulator Orders Unlicensed Casineia to Exit Market
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Swedish regulator orders unlicensed operator Ease Gaming to stop doing business

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has banned Casineia operator Ease Gaming NV from offering games of chance in Sweden. The site was found to be operating in the jurisdiction without a license. After an inspection, Ease Gaming's other websites -Slothive, Gamblii and Jinxcasino- were also forbidden to operate in the country. Even though it…
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Swedish Gambling Authority Bans Ease Gaming from Doing Business in Sweden

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Authority, has banned Ease Gaming N.V. from any gambling activities on the Swedish market. Following a check of the website branded Casineia and operated by Ease Gaming it turned out it was offering online gambling games directed to Swedish customers without a license. The Swedish Gambling Authority…
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Swedish regulator orders unlicensed Casinia to exit market

Casinia.com is an online casino operated by Ease Gaming, which is based in Curaçao. The operator does not have a Swedish licence and so, according to Sweden's 2019 Gambling Act, is ineligible to operate in the Nordic country. Despite this, an investigation by Spelinspektionen found that the site was available to and aimed at Swedish consumers. In…
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Swedish regulator orders unlicensed Casinia to exit market
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Spinomenal Enters UK Market with B2B License

Spinomenal breaks ground in the UK market with a relevant supplier license The UKGC has cleared Spinomenal and Retro Gaming for launch Spinomenal is an established provider of iGaming products iGaming content developer and supplier Spinomenal has secured an entry into the UK market through a new B2B license granted to the company by the UK Gambling…
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The Growth of iGaming in Nordic Countries

Being home to the world's first Bitcoin lottery and a host of other blockchain-powered online games, the Nordic region is no stranger to the iGaming world. Over the past few years, Nordic countries have become among the most successful in the European online gaming and gambling industry. This article will take a closer look at the iGaming market in…
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Sweden’s Moderaterna Party to Overhaul Gambling

The Moderaterna Party in Sweden has submitted its provisional mandate in which it lays out its plans to overhaul the gambling industry in the country if it wins the elections this autumn. The mandate has been submitted to the Riksdag, the highest-decision-making assembly in Sweden. Gambling laws in Sweden were lastly changed in 2019 and now, the…
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Online Casinos Canada 2022: Top 10 sites for CA players

With over 1000 casino sites that accept Canadian players, Canada is one of the biggest online gambling markets in the world. But how do you decide which site is the best for you? Keep reading to discover the top 10 options and choose the best Canadian online casino for you. Choosing the right casino is extremely important when gambling online. With…
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Videoslot Seals Strategic Agreement with Caesars Entertainment

Videoslots has announced its plans to expand into the United States, as the firm prepares to launch in the region following its market access agreement with Caesars Entertainment. To comply with the conditions of the agreement, the former will establish its Mr. Vegas brand in Pennsylvania in 2023, utilizing its own platform and the Caesars…
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Videoslot Seals Strategic Agreement with Caesars Entertainment
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Mr. Vegas Online Casino Brand to Launch in Pennsylvania

The Videoslots Group is bringing its popular casino brands to the United States after reaching a market access deal with Caesars Entertainment. In 2023, Videoslots Group is launching the brand in Pennsylvania by using its proprietary platform and Caesars license. "We are excited to start executing our plans in the U.S., which has huge growth…
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Safe and Secure Online Gambling Platforms in 2022

Choosing trustworthy gambling establishments, a lot of attention and effort is paid to come across safety platforms. But what does it mean in practice? The wish to stay safe and sound is as actual as never before. Aside from your mental health, modern online casinos are to prevent any information theft and related risks. It is a genuine art to…
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Regulatory Differences Between Various Markets

Online gambling came into existence in 1996, but over the past decade entered the mainstream consciousness, and in the last few years, it sky-rocketed in popularity. In 2023, the global gaming market should start pulling in annual revenues of close to $93 billion, or $27 billion more than its 2020 figure. Hence, as this pastime becomes more widely…
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Leap Gaming ready to jump into Sweden's iGaming market following approval

After securing a " milestone " certification, Leap Gaming's virtual casino and sports content will soon be able to serve Swedish customers. Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Authority, has given its approval for the company to offer its offering to operators in the country. Numerous big-name brands are based in the Nordic country,…
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Leap Gaming ready to jump into Sweden's iGaming market following approval
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Swedish government scraps reintroduction of online casino restrictions

The Swedish government's plans to re-impose temporary restrictions on online casino in the country on 7 February have been scrapped, prompting relief from the betting sector. Planned restrictions would last until the end of June, and include all temporary measures introduced last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including an SEK 4000 deposit…
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Swedish government scraps reintroduction of online casino restrictions
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New online casino safety measures floated in Sweden

In an attempt to increase the safety of its domestic online casino market and the government of Sweden has reportedly introduced new legislation that could require iGaming business-to-business software suppliers to be licensed. According to a source, the proposed regulation was introduced yesterday by the Scandinavian nation's Social Security…
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New online casino safety measures floated in Sweden
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NGG Nordic and SkillOnNet appeals on bonus ban violations rejected by Swedish court

Two appeals to the Swedish Administrative Court launched by NGG Nordic and SkillOnNet have been rejected, with penalties imposed on the operators for violations of the country's bonus ban upheld. Issuing an update this morning, the Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, revealed that although upholding the sanctions the Administrative…
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NGG Nordic and SkillOnNet appeals on bonus ban violations rejected by Swedish court
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Lower Deposit Limits for Swedish Players

Covid-19 has been the culprit of many restrictions over the last two years - gambling in Sweden is one of them. Weekly deposits at online casinos were capped at SEK 5000 from June 2020 to November 2021 in an attempt to control online gambling. While this was originally supposed to be a short-term measure, the cap was repeatedly extended due to the…
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Sweden's Spelinspektionen Happy to Bring Back Online Gambling Limits

Sweden is going to bring back online gaming restrictions as the omicron variant of COVID-19 starts to make its presence known in the country. Restrictions had been introduced during the first wave but, this time, they're being tightened. The country asserts that the measures are needed to combat a rise in online gaming during the pandemic, despite…
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Swedish regulator will not oppose temporary slot restrictions

Earlier this month, Sweden's government launched a consultation on a new, lower deposit limit for online casinos of SEK4000 (£324/€388/$443) a month, with this set to come into force from February. The aim of the new measures, which would be implemented from 7 February until 30 June, would be to minimise gambling-related harm and risks amid the…
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Swedish regulator will not oppose temporary slot restrictions
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BOS slams “counterproductive” slot deposit cap

The measures, which are subject to a consultation period that concludes today (17 January), include a deposit limit of SEK4000 per week. The deposit cap would then be implemented, along with other proposed restrictions, from February until June. Other proposed temporary restrictions include players setting a time limit on online gaming. Sweden…
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BOS slams “counterproductive” slot deposit cap
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Spelinspektionen approves reinstatement of Swedish online gambling restrictions

Camilla Rosenberg, Director General of Spelinspektionen, Sweden's Gaming Inspectorate has stated that the regulator holds no objections to the re-imposition of temporary liability measures on online casino games. Temporary restrictions on online gambling have been reintroduced in Sweden, as both the government and the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate…
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Spelinspektionen approves reinstatement of Swedish online gambling restrictions
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Is your money safe at off-shore casinos?

12 January 2022 By Roger Kennedy roger@TheCork.ie The online gambling scene in Ireland is booming. And with so many more of us turning to real-money casino games and sports betting in our free time, the gambling industry is focusing its efforts on attracting Irish customers. Among those targeting Irish customers are offshore casinos. Which are also…
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Swedish government plots new casino deposit cap

The country's Minister for Social Security Ardalan Shekarabi revealed today (4 January) that a consultation had been launched as a result of the worsening Covid-19 situation, in order to protect vulnerable players. The consultation will run until 17 January, with the new measures then implemented from 7 February, until 30 June. "In a welfare state…
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BOS Opposes Stricter Online Casino Cap Plan in Sweden

The Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling, known locally as Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS), has warned the government against bringing back a deposit limit on online casino play. limit players' weekly online casino deposits to SEK4000 ($440.49) The Swedish Ministry of Finance launched a consultation Tuesday proposing a new measure…
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BOS Opposes Stricter Online Casino Cap Plan in Sweden
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BOS criticises Swedish online casino deposit limits

The Swedish government has moved to introduce a deposit limit for online casino operators, with the weekly limit set to be lowered from SEK 5000 to SEK 4000. Although acknowledging that the design for the limits is set to be the same as the model adopted during 2021, the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling (BOS) has maintained criticism…
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BOS criticises Swedish online casino deposit limits
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Andar Bahar is India's favourite card game, yet few online casinos offer the nation's most popular pastime. Here's your guide to the top casinos that offer Andar Bahar to players. Andar Bahar is a well-known Indian gambling game of chance that's said to have originated in Bengaluru in the south of Karnataka, that's taken Indian online casinos by…
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12,000 Curacao Gambling Sites May Be Offering Unlicensed Products

When the pandemic started, Curacao was one of those jurisdictions to first feel the heat of missing tourism dollars. The country, which is a constituent of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, turned to Dutch authorities for help who, in turn, took the opportunity to resolve a matter they have long had an issue with - the licensing of gambling sites in…
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Sweden’s gambling industry is on the rebound with online sales leading the way

With 95 active gaming licenses in the country the Swedish Gambling Inspectorate (Spelinspektionen), has released gambling revenue numbers for the industry in Q32021. The numbers are preliminary and may be adjusted slightly before the year-end report but current net sales, total bets minus payouts, are up about 5% over the same third-quarter period…
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Sweden’s gambling industry is on the rebound with online sales leading the way
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Sweden to end online casino restrictions on 14 November

The Swedish government will end its temporary restrictions on online casinos from 14 November. According to Swedish media reports, the government will no longer enforce its policy that had been applied since 1 July 2020 as a protective measure for Swedish citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Licensed operators had been forced to impose a…
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Sweden to end online casino restrictions on 14 November
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Spelinspektionen Ordered Bans for 23 Illegal Gambling Websites

Sweden's national gambling regulator continues to display its determination to protect the legal market from black operations by forcing IP bans on 23 Curacao-based operators. Spelinspektionen informed the institutions it collaborates with that 23 businesses and their websites operating out of Curacao illegally target Swedish residents, looking to…
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Spelinspektionen Ordered Bans for 23 Illegal Gambling Websites
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Swedish gambling revenue up 4.7% to SEK6.3bn in Q3

Revenue - total players' wagers minus winnings paid out - for the quarter climbed 4.7% year-on-year to SEK6.3bn (£523.6m/€622.1m/$699.6m). While this represented an improvement on the SEK6.04bn recorded for Q32020, it was down it was down 3.0% from SEK6.5bn in the second quarter of the current year. Commercial online betting and gambling revenue…
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Swedish gambling revenue up 4.7% to SEK6.3bn in Q3
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Safer gambling drive from LeoVegas AB

Prominent iGaming operator LeoVegas AB has reaffirmed its commitment to creating a safer gambling environment by allowing all of its customers in the United Kingdom to instantly set individualized deposit limits. The Swedish firm used an official Thursday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare that this…
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Safer gambling drive from LeoVegas AB
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Swintt slots set to debut at Mr Vegas

Software provider's catalogue of games will soon go live at Malta-based online casino Swintt, the market-leading software brand for highly localised slot games, has announced it will be further strengthening its online presence while carving out further footholds in the Maltese and Swedish igaming markets through a partnership deal with Mr…
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Sweden to remove online gambling restrictions by November 14

Changes are coming to the online gambling industry in Sweden. The government has announced that the current online gambling restrictions set in the country will come to an end on November 14. Such restrictions include a cap on monthly deposits of SEK5000 ($600). Details of the Announcement While the government is allowing the set measure to end,…
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Sweden to remove online gambling restrictions by November 14
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Sweden Removing Temporary Online Casino Restrictions

The Swedish government has announced an end to the nation's temporary pandemic online gambling restrictions starting November 14. [Image: Shutterstock.com] The Swedish government is getting rid of its controversial online gambling limits on November 14. This includes the weekly deposit limit for online casino players of SEK5000 ($586.73). However,…
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Sweden Removing Temporary Online Casino Restrictions
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Sweden: Spelinspektionen to Evaluate Online Gambling Restrictions

Sweden's gambling regulator, Spelinspektionen, announced in a statement on its website today that the government has requested a review of the gambling market in the country. The regulator also confirmed restrictions on online gambling operators will be lifted on November 14, 2021. The Swedish government instructed the regulator to evaluate the…
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Sweden: Spelinspektionen to Evaluate Online Gambling Restrictions
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Ninja Casino to Return to Swedish Gambling Market under New Operator

Swedish gambling group Global Gaming today announced that it has transferred its Ninjacasino.se domain to Viral Interactive Ltd., a subsidiary of gaming technology provider Finnplay. Global Gaming announced its partnership with Finnplay and Viral Interactive this past July. Viral Interactive holds a license from the Swedish Gambling Authority to…
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Ninja Casino to Return to Swedish Gambling Market under New Operator
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Spelinspektionen: Generally Positive about Stricter Rules for Gambling Ads

The Ministry of Finance in Sweden introduced a proposal for stricter regulation of gambling ads earlier this year. Now, the Swedish gambling regulator unveiled that it is generally positive about stricter rules for advertising gambling products. Currently, similar special regulations are in place for advertisements for alcohol in the…
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Spelinspektionen: Generally Positive about Stricter Rules for Gambling Ads
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Swedish Inspectorate sides with Finance Ministry on gambling advertising

The Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, Spelinspektionen, has updated its response to the Swedish government's consultation for amendments to the 2018 Gambling Act as part of the Gambling Market Inquiry. In its response, the Inspectorate has detailed that it is'generally positive' about the Finance Ministry's proposal to introduce a special moderation…
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Swedish Inspectorate sides with Finance Ministry on gambling advertising
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Evoke Gaming Faces Regulatory Action by Swedish Gambling Regulator

Another William Hill online gambling operation seems to have experienced compliance issues in the Swedish market after the local regulator, Spelinspektionen, last week ordered Evoke Gaming to re-verify player accounts registered with its brands between January 2019 and July of the same year. During a probe on Evoke's activities in Sweden, the…
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Evoke Gaming Faces Regulatory Action by Swedish Gambling Regulator
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Online drives 10.2% Q2 rise in Swedish gaming revenue

Total market revenue - players' wagers minus winnings paid out - for the three months to 30 June was SEK6.51bn (£548.2m/€637.8m/$755.5m). This was up from SEK5.91bn in the second quarter of last year and also 4.8% higher than SEK6.25bn in the first quarter of 2021. Online gambling remained by far the primary source of gambling revenue during Q2,…
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Online drives 10.2% Q2 rise in Swedish gaming revenue
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BOS Wants Early End to Sweden's Online Casino Curbs

Fair play? A Swedish gambling trade body has called on its national government to lift online casino restrictions on the same date the country lifts its general COVID-19 measures. [Image: Shutterstock.com] The Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling, Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS), has posited a September 29 end to Swedish online…
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BOS Wants Early End to Sweden's Online Casino Curbs
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Sweden: Online Gambling Drove Q2 2021 Industry Growth

Online gambling in Sweden fueled second quarter double-digit growth in the country, which has its land-based gaming facilities almost completely taken off the country's gambling map. The Swedish gambling market registered for the three months ended June 30, 2021 SEK6.5 billion ($780 million) in revenue, up 4.7% on the SEK6.2 billion ($744 million)…
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Sweden: Online Gambling Drove Q2 2021 Industry Growth
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Online Gambling Op Mr Green Gets Hefty Fine in Sweden

William Hill-owned gambling operator Mr Green has been slapped with a hefty fine by Sweden's competent regulator, Spelinspektionen, over a series of failings, including poor anti-money laundering and know your customer policies and duty of care relating to responsible gambling. The Swedish Gambling Authority announced on Wednesday that it has fined…
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Online Gambling Op Mr Green Gets Hefty Fine in Sweden
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Mr Green Fined $3.6m by Sweden’s Gambling Regulator

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling regulator, has issued fines totaling SEK31.5m ($3.62m) and warnings to Mr Green Limited for responsible gambling and anti-money laundering failures. These offenses date back to the operator's actions during the early days of the Swedish regulated gambling market in 2019. Mr Green Limited is an online gambling…
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Mr Green Fined $3.6m by Sweden’s Gambling Regulator
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LeoVegas' responsible gaming framework approved by eCogra

The assessment was carried out to ensure LeoVegas' services were in line with the European Commission's protection regulations for consumers, online gaming services and minors. It examined all of LeoVegas' brands and markets. Ecogra's results revealed that LeoVegas' services adhered to the EU's protection regulations and no further remarks were…
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LeoVegas' responsible gaming framework approved by eCogra
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The Swedish Gaming Authority has reprimanded two online gaming groups.

The Swedish Gaming Inspectorate, Spelinspektionen, has announced this week that two companies have been reprimanded for violations of regulations and guidelines. Both More Tech Group Ltd and Multi Gaming Group Ltd have been told to take corrective action based on specific violations. More Tech Group Ltd For this company, the Inspectorate found that…
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The Swedish Gaming Authority has reprimanded two online gaming groups.
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Swintt Gains Spelinspektionen Approval For Swedish Market

Swintt, a casino and live dealer content creator, has received Swedish Gambling Authority - Spelinspektionen - certification and approval to launch its games to operators and players in the Swedish market. LuckyCasino, Videoslots, and Avento will be among the first to offer Swintt's titles to players in Sweden, following the company's full suite of…
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Swintt Gains Spelinspektionen Approval For Swedish Market
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ATG Receives Warning from Swedish Gambling Regulator

Swedish state-owned racing operator AB Trav Galopp (ATG) has received a warning from the Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen for breaching the country's sports betting rules. According to the regulator, ATG had accepted bets on a horse ridden by a jockey who was under the age of 18 at the time of the race. The incident occurred at…
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ATG Receives Warning from Swedish Gambling Regulator
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Sweden's SPER Publishes Best Practise Framework For Gambling T&C

A proposed framework has been prepared by Sweden's independent online gaming trade organisation to ensure that clients are protected by fair terms when using online gambling services. The advice framework, published by Spelbranschens Riksorganisation (SPER), was created in response to criticism from Sweden's Consumer Agency, Konsumentverket. It…
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Sweden's SPER Publishes Best Practise Framework For Gambling T&C
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Spiffbet rebrands games portfolio as Rhino Gaming

Content was previously marketed under the brand name Spiffbet Casino, but the operator said the new name will create greater distinction between game development and igaming towards customers, partners and other stakeholders In addition to in-house games, the Rhino Gaming brand will cover Copacabana Gaming, a collaboration with a Brazilian gaming…
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Spiffbet rebrands games portfolio as Rhino Gaming
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Sweden proposes “special moderation” rule to treat gambling ads like alcohol

The amendments to the gambling act call for "special moderation" in ads, with the intention of classing gambling similarly to alcohol due to addiction risks. Currently, law simply calls for "moderation". The amendments have been put out for consultation, with responses due by 14 October. First suggested in Sweden's Gambling Market Inquiry, the…
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Sweden proposes “special moderation” rule to treat gambling ads like alcohol
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BOS welcomes Constitutional Committee criticism of gambling restrictions

Swedish gambling regulator BOS has called for the country's government to end temporary restrictions on the gambling industry, following criticism of the constraints by the Constitutional Committee of the Riksda g. The temporary measures, aimed at'particularly risky forms of gambling', first came into force on 2 July 2020. They have been extended…
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BOS welcomes Constitutional Committee criticism of gambling restrictions
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Is It Safe to Play on Casino Sites with the Tag Casino Utan Svensk Licens

Since 2018, Sweden is constantly changing their gambling law in order to enhance the security of the players. These restrictions are taking the fun out of the gambling industry, having a negative effect on people's interest in gambling. Limitations by the government are increasing the availability of casino sites without a Swedish license.…
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Is It Safe to Play on Casino Sites with the Tag Casino Utan Svensk Licens
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Swedish Court rejects amusement park's appeal against underage gambling fine

The Court has affirmed the decision by Spelinspektionen, which fined the amusement park after an investigation revealed that it allowed minors to play with claw machines. In Sweden, claw machines are categorised as a form of slot machine that gives goods as prizes instead of money. They must not be used by anyone under 18 years old. Liseberg…
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Swedish Court rejects amusement park's appeal against underage gambling fine
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Swedish Gambling Regulator Finds Many Licensee Websites Still Lacks RG Information

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has found that many licensee websites still lacks RG information. The regulator said some improvements had taken place since the last survey, which took place in 2019 and whose results were published in April 2020, but further work was still required from operators to prevent regulatory intervention. It…
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Swedish Gambling Regulator Finds Many Licensee Websites Still Lacks RG Information