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.
Sweden is a gaming hub. Its mobile and browser gaming sectors do better than in most European nations. Big gaming companies in Sweden are Kindred Group, LeoVegas, Evolution Gaming, and Betsson. Regulators' actions have created a less desirable market for operators.
Denmark has active online sports betting and casino markets. The Danish iGaming market is growing due to the high penetration of mobile technology and the embrace of Mobile Betting.
Norway has only two betting companies, Norsk Rikstoto and Norks Tipping. Both are state-owned. The most popular form of legal betting in Norway is horse racing. A number of residents turn to foreign iGaming websites to place football wagers.
Betsson AB has been in the gambling business for over 50 years. The company owns and operates several successful brands in Sweden’s casino gaming market.
LeoVegas owns and runs a number of popular casino brands like GoGo and LeoVega's Casino. Finnish players are accustomed to Leovega's Live Casino brand.
Kindred is the successor of Unibet. Kindred was founded by Anders Strom in 1997. Uniberet, iGame, Storsplelare in Sweden, and Storpiller in Norway are Kindled's most famous brands.
Evolution Gaming is a Swedish game developer and software supplier. It supplies live dealer games for the online casinos. It has played a significant role in the resurgence of the Online Casino market.
NetEnt is one of the biggest game developers in the world. The company has two decades of experience in iGaming and has played a vital role in boosting the growth of i gaming in Nordic region.