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Sweden was one of the first countries to legalize land-based and online gambling. Gambling on online sites like casinoutankonto24.se became legal in Sweden in 2002, while land based gambling was legalized in 1994. The government gets more income for the economy and citizens enjoy the freedom to gamble with no punishment.
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Sweden Riksdag Passes New Gambling Legislation

Sweden's Riksdag has approved the introduction of new online gambling supplier licences. The application process will open on March 1, 2023. Spelinspektionen advised suppliers to start preparing applications from March. The licence fee is SEK120,000 (around €10,00). Regulator expects to issue about 70 licences, but some proposed changes were not introduced.
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Svenska Spel distributes SEK35m to Swedish grassroots sports Monday 14 November 2022 - 9:01 am Sweden’s Svenska Spel has distributed SEK35.0m (£2.9m/€3.3m/$3.4m) to grassroots sports organisations in the country as part of its long term ‘Gräsroten...

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Kindred, ATG and PinBet fined for Swedish AML failures Thursday 24 November 2022 - 9:33 am Kindred, AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) and PinBet have received warnings and penalty fines totalling SEK18.9m (£1.4m/€1.7m/$1.8m) from the Swedish Gaming Authori...

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Kindred, AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) and PinBet have received warnings and penalty fines totalling SEK18.9m (£1.4m/€1.7m/$1.8m) from the Swedish Gaming Authori...
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Swedish monopolies carving out their place in the market Thursday 24 November 2022 - 8:01 am In the second part of Daniel O’Boyle’s deep dive into the changing role of Sweden’s gambling monopolies, ATG CEO Hasse Lord Skarplöth and Svenska Spel CEO Pa...

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Thursday 24 November 2022 - 8:01 am

In the second part of Daniel O’Boyle’s deep dive into the changing role of Sweden’s gambling monopolies, ATG CEO Hasse Lord Skarplöth and Svenska Spel CEO Pa...
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Kindred Group Gets $1m Swedish Gambling Regulator Fine

Kindred Group has been fined $1m by the Swedish Gambling Authority. Kindred's Spooniker subsidiary failed to meet its enhanced due diligence requirements and didn't assess the risk of criminals using its offering to launder money or finance terrorism.
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Swedish Gambling Authority Bans SG International N.V. From Operating in Sweden

SG International N.V. is banned from operating in Sweden. The company operates the brand LuckyCrypto and offers casino games. It is registered in Curacao and has a license there, but it does not have a licence for offering gambling products in the Swedish market. Spelinspektionen found that the company does. not. have the right to offer gambling on the Sweden market and banned them. If they do not comply with the decision, they will be fined.
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ATG chief slams bonuses as “embarrassing”

Sweden has a strict bonus regime, with one SEK100 per player per sign-up. ATG, the former state-owned gambling monopoly in Sweden, believes bonuses drive gambling addiction and are bad for brand. ATg chief slams bonuses as “embarrassing”. The party Swedish Moderate Party wants the rules to be reformed. They argue that it would make it easier for gaming companies to retain customers in the licensed market and have long-term relationships with the players. Much of the industry has also opposed the bonus ban. It is not just the gambling industry that is against bonuses.
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Sweden sees 80,000 self-exclusions from gambling operators

Sweden legalized private gambling on January 1, 2019. Spelpaus.se launched in January 2019 with the regulated gambling market. The Splepauksse self-exclusion system has achieved a milestone with 80,000 registrations. Spelspektionen made it mandatory for regulated operators to feature Splespekssofse’s messaging and branding in a clear and accessible manner on their websites in the country. A new website was introduced in summer of 2022 to further optimize the onboarding process and the subsequent search for help by gamblers who may need it.
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Swedish Gambling Regulator Orders Unlicensed Casineia to Exit Market

Swedish Gambling Regulator orders unlicensed Casineia to Exit Market. Ease Gaming NV has been banned from offering games of chance in Sweden. Casinia is an online casino operated by E ease Gaming, which is based in Curaçao. The operator does not have a Swedish licence and is ineligible to operate in the Nordic country.
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Swedish regulator orders unlicensed operator Ease Gaming to stop doing business

Swedish gambling regulator orders unlicensed operator Ease Gaming NV to stop doing business. E ease gaming is not based within the European Union. The law applies to all forms of gambling provided within Sweden. The regulator hopes the ban will lead to players not choosing to play at these online casinos. It is up to the company to respect the decision. ease gaming operates in Sweden, so it is subject to provisions of the Swedish Gaming Act. i.e. if an online casino offers Swedish currency, Swedish-speaking customer service, or if it's possible to select Sweden as the country of residence in the registration form, the operator operates there.
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Swedish Gambling Authority Bans Ease Gaming from Doing Business in Sweden

The Swedish Gambling Authority has banned Ease Gaming N.V. from any gambling activities on the Swedish market. Spelinspektionen found out that E ease gaming offers online gambling games without a license. The Curacao-based company does not have a Swedish gambling license and is therefore not allowed to conduct gambling operations in Sweden.
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Swedish regulator orders unlicensed Casinia to exit market

The Swedish regulator orders Casinia.com to exit the market. The website is operated by Ease Gaming, which is based in Curaçao. E ease Gaming does not have a Swedish licence. Spelinspektionen claims the website was aimed at Swedish consumers. The regulator will also ban Eases Gaming from offering gambling activities on its other websites: Slothive, Gamblii and Jinxcasino. In June, the Swedish government scrapped plans to block all offshore unlicensed gambling. Those that fail to comply will be hit with fines.
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The Growth of iGaming in Nordic Countries

Nordic countries are home to the world's first Bitcoin lottery and a host of other blockchain-powered online games. Nordic countries have become among the most successful in the European online gaming and gambling industry.
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Sweden’s Moderaterna Party to Overhaul Gambling

The Moderaterna Party in Sweden has submitted its provisional mandate to the highest-decision-making assembly in the country. The party wants to overhaul the gambling industry in Swedish. It wants Svenska Spel, the current state-owned gambling operator, to be split into two entities.
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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. In 2023, Videos lots will launch Mr. Vegas in Pennsylvania. Mr Vegas has already been successful in Sweden. The company wants to become the world's leading online casino company. It wants more states to legalize and regulate online casinos. New Jersey, West Virginia, Connecticut and Michigan already have online gambling. The games library has over 2,000 online games. Rainbow Fridays awards extra wins on top of a player’s regular game play.
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Regulatory Differences Between Various Markets

Online gambling came into existence in 1996. In 2023, the global gaming market should start pulling in annual revenues of close to $93 billion. Many people have expressed worries about gambling addiction rates. This investigation follows into the regulatory differences between markets that regulate games of chance differently and those that partake in this hobby.
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Leap Gaming ready to jump into Sweden's iGaming market following approval

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. Leap's European presence is enhanced by its entry into Sweden. The percentage of Swedish citizens who gamble for money has increased by seven points to 86% by 2021. Government proposals have raised the costs of operating in Sweden, including increasing the application fee for a gaming license.
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New online casino safety measures floated in Sweden

The government of Sweden has introduced new legislation that could require iGaming business-to-business software suppliers to be licensed. Sweden already has a large number of commercial land-based and online casino and sportsbetting services.
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Lower Deposit Limits for Swedish Players

The government wants to control online gambling in Sweden. The weekly deposit limit at online casinos was increased to SEK 5,000 from June 2020 to November 2021. Now, it will be SEk 4,00 from 7th February 2022 to 30th June 2022. Online casinos will still need to limit their welcome bonuses to 100 SE k, physical slot machines will have a new loss limit of SE K 4.000. Players will also have to set daily, weekly, and monthly limits. Operators will need 96 hours to contact players when they set higher limits to prevent loopholes.
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Swedish regulator will not oppose temporary slot restrictions

Swedish government launched a consultation on a new, lower deposit limit for online casinos of SEK4,000 (£324/€388/$443) a month. The new measures would be implemented from 7 February until 30 June. Spelinspektionen will report back to the government no later than 15 March. Spelspektionen is still in the process of evaluating the existing temporary measures.
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BOS Opposes Stricter Online Casino Cap Plan in Sweden

The Swedish Ministry of Finance launched a consultation on a new measure to limit weekly online casino deposits to SEK4,000 ($440.49) from SEk1,00 ($110.39) as the previous limit was lifted in November.
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12,000 Curacao Gambling Sites May Be Offering Unlicensed Products

Curacao is a constituent of the Kingdom of Netherlands. Dutch government offered Curacana COVID-19 relief funds on condition that they overhaul the way they issue gambling licenses. Curaao legalized its gambling industry in October. Now Dutch lawmakers have new concerns that as many as 12,000 Curacoa gambling sites may be offering unlicensed gambling in other countries.
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Sweden to end online casino restrictions on 14 November

Sweden will end its temporary restrictions on online casinos from 14 November. The temporary measures were introduced as a protective measure for Swedish citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Licensed operators had to impose a mandatory SEK 5,000 weekly deposit limit on player accounts and a customer bonus of SEk100. Trade association Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS) had been critical of the temporary deposit caps.
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Swedish gambling revenue up 4.7% to SEK6.3bn in Q3

Revenue for the third quarter of the current year reached SEK6.3bn (£523.6m/€622.1m/$699. 6m). This is an improvement on the SEk6bn recorded for Q3 2020. Online betting and gambling revenue accounted for SE k3.91bn, up 5.4% on last year. State lottery and land-based slot machine revenue fell 5% to SE K1.39bn. Revenue from charitable lotteries increased by 4.2% to SE
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Safer gambling drive from LeoVegas AB

LeoVegas AB allows British customers to set individualized deposit limits. The service exploits third-party data and a proprietary risk prediction model. It is available to all British punters accessing the locally-licensed domain at LeoV Vegas.com.
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Ninja Casino to Return to Swedish Gambling Market under New Operator

Global Gaming transferred its Ninjacasino.se domain to Viral Interactive Ltd., a subsidiary of gaming technology provider Finnplay. Global Gaming lost its Swedish license in mid-June over serious anti-money laundering and know-your-customer deficiencies. Vira Interactive launched the NanoCasino in August. Global will continue to provide support in terms of resources and expertise in marketing, customer experience and branding for NanoCassino and NinJacasinos.com.
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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. Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling regulator, is generally positive about the proposal. The proposal is to introduce a special requirement for advertising and marketing gambling products. It is similar to the regulations for alcohol ads in the country. There is still time for responses for the proposed regulation to be collected by October 14, 2021. The new rule may come into effect on July 1, 2022. Back in June, Ardalan Shekarabi deemed gambling addiction as a “public health problem”
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Evoke Gaming Faces Regulatory Action by Swedish Gambling Regulator

Evoke Gaming has been ordered to re-verify player accounts between January 2019 and July 2019. The Swedish Gambling Authority found a number of verification discrepancies related to players who registered in the above-mentioned period. The investigation into Evoke focused on the company’s management of its licensing duties under the new law. All locally licensed online casino and betting operators are required to make sure their customers are verified to the standards outlined by the law as outlined in Spelinspektionen's report.
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Online drives 10.2% Q2 rise in Swedish gaming revenue

Online gambling is the main source of Swedish gambling revenue. The total market revenue for the three months to 30 June was SEK6.51bn (£548.2m/€637.8m/$755.5m). This is up from SEk5.91bn in the second quarter of last year and 4.4% higher than SE k6bn/ €627m in first quarter 2021.
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Online Gambling Op Mr Green Gets Hefty Fine in Sweden

Online gambling operator Mr Green has been fined SEK31.5 million ($3.6 million) by Sweden's competent regulator, Spelinspektionen. The case against Mr. Green started in the fall of 2019 following complaints that the operator had failed to implement proper AML and responsible gambling controls. Spleinsponsekten's casework included details about 15 customers who all displayed problem gambling behavior or AMl/criminal intent while wagering money with MrGreen between January 2019 and June 2020.
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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. Mr. Green is an online gambling company that began in 2007 and has its headquarters in Malta. It offers online casino, sports betting, live casino and bingo products.
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LeoVegas' responsible gaming framework approved by eCogra

Ecogra's assessment of LeoVegas' services confirms they adhered to the EU's protection regulations. In April, Swedish gaming inspectorate Spelinspektionen issued a fine of SEK2m (£1.6m/€1,9m) to Leovegs due to concerns over Leo vegans’ customer risk classification system.
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The Swedish Gaming Authority has reprimanded two online gaming groups.

More Tech Group Ltd and Multi Gaming Group LTD have been reprimanded by the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate. They violated regulations and guidelines. The company's logo for deposit limits and login time was missing in logged-out mode on the website and mobile services. It also failed to provide contact information details on its home page.
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ATG Receives Warning from Swedish Gambling Regulator

ATG received a warning from the Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen for breaching the country's sports betting rules. ATG accepted bets on a horse ridden by a jockey who was under the age of 18 at the time of the race on January 12. The incident took place less than two weeks after the new regulations came into force.
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Spiffbet rebrands games portfolio as Rhino Gaming

The Rhino Gaming brand will cover in-house games and third-party providers. Spiffbet last month announced that its Cashmio, BusterBanks and Zenspin brands had been approved by the Swedish Gambling Authority to launch in the country. In March, Spiffsbet confirmed the acquisition of Manisol Gaming, which operates Scandibet and TurboVegas.
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Sweden proposes “special moderation” rule to treat gambling ads like alcohol

Amendments to the gambling act call for "special moderation" in ads. Online operator association BOS has rejected the new proposals. Regulator Spelinspektionen previously praised the proposal. The association has previously objected to parts of the Gambling Market Inquiry and a proposed extension of a deposit cap for gaming. It also has criticized the low investments in marketing. They are concerned about the high proportion of unlicensed gaming in the market. A fourth of all gambling krona leaks out of licensing system when it comes to online casinos.
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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 to enhance the security of the players. The government imposed weekly bonus limitations, increase time between each spin and many other restrictions. People are looking for ways to have fun and make more money online. Gamblers are choosing online casino websites without a Swedish license. There are no restrictions on websites with the tag Casino Utan Svensk Licens.
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Swedish Court rejects amusement park's appeal against underage gambling fine

Swedish Court rejects Liseberg's appeal against underage gambling fine. Spelinspektionen fined the amusement park after an investigation revealed that it allowed minors to play with claw machines. Lisesberg appealed against the fine, arguing that the park was unfamiliar with the rules around claw machine use. The fine was increased to SEK20,000. The amusement Park could have had to hand over 10% of its licensed gaming turnover.
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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. Most of the sites reviewed showed responsible gambling logos in both logged-out and logged in mode and had reference to an independent gambling helpline. Many of them did not have sufficient information about the licensee.
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Swedish Watchdog Says Operators Need to Share More about Gambling Risks

The Swedish regulator published the results of a recent follow-up survey on licensees' information responsibilities. It found major shortcomings regarding the information on gambling-related risks which licensed operators need to share with their customers.
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Mr Vegas Secures Important Swedish License

Mr Vegas has received a Spelinspektionen license for its website in Sweden. The company's CEO is confident that Mr Vegas will be a big hit in the Nordic market. Mr Las Vegas is the 100th operator to be awarded a Swedish online gaming license since the country launched its regulated market in 2019. MrLas Vegas and its URL are permitted to service Swedish players until January 31, 2026.
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Sweden's restrictive gambling rules handing market to int'l sites

Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS) online gambling industry group slammed the Swedish government's proposal for strict limits on online casino deposits and losses. BOS secretary-general Gusaf Hoffstedt said the government has failed to balance the licensing system that attracts consumers and offers strong consumer protection. The government aimed to ‘channel’ at least 90% of the country's online gamblers to locally licensed sites. The current channeling rate is as low as 72-78%.
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Sweden’s online casino deposit limits trip up Kindred, ATG

Kindred Group subsidiary Spooniker Ltd and AB Trav och Galopp allowed customers to exceed the temporary weekly deposit limits of SEK5k (US$588) the government imposed in July. ATG suspended some of its customers for violating the rules. Spelinspektionen ordered both operators to fix the problem and applied a SEk1m penalty against each operator for each week that they fail to comply with the injunction. The penalties are effective three weeks from the end of the week. The new rules were sprung on operators without a great amount of time to prepare.
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Sweden's gov't okays tough new online casino deposit, bonus limits

Sweden's government approved new deposit and bonus limits for online casinos. The new rules take effect on July 2 and will extend through the end of 2020. Online casino bonus offers will be capped at SEK100 and customers must set limits on time spent gambling. Public Health Authority has been tasked with conducting a study into problem gambling, which must be completed by February 28, 2021. . .. It is to obtain “in-depth knowledge of how problem gaming is affected” by COVID-19.
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