Tag Archives: lotteriinspektionen
- Swedish regulator’s resignation sparks fear of liberalization delay
January 27, 2017
The head of Sweden’s gambling regulatory agency is exiting his post ahead of schedule, prompting concerns that his absence will impact the country’s push to liberalize its online gambling market. On Friday, Sweden’s Gambling Regulatory Authority (Lotteriinspektionen) announced that general director Hakan Hallstedt (pictured) had been appointed a judge in...
- Swedish gambling operators losing growth race to international sites
August 31, 2016
Sweden’s regulated gambling market grew at one-third the pace of international online operators in the first half of 2016. According to figures released by Swedish gaming agency Lotteriinspektionen, the market’s overall gambling sales improved 5% to nearly SEK 10.8b (US $1.26b) in the six months ending June 30. However, state-licensed...
- Sweden’s regulated online gaming market growing faster than int’l operators
February 17, 2016
Sweden’s regulated online gambling market grew faster than international Swedish-facing operators last year, according to the country’s gambling regulator. Preliminary stats for 2015 released by Sweden’s Lotteriinspektionen gaming overseer said the regulated market boasted turnover of SEK 45.6b ($5.3b), up 1.5% from 2014’s total. Total gaming revenue was also up...
- Sweden says unauthorized online gambling operators gaining market share
September 3, 2015
Sweden says unauthorized online gambling operators have increased their share of the country’s market. On Wednesday, Swedish gaming regulator Lotteriinspektionen released statistics on its gambling market over the first half of 2015. Regulated market operators (both online and land-based) reported gross gaming revenue of SEK 7.9b (US $939m); a 0.3%...
- Betsson revenue record; Svenska Spel mutters; Sweden drops App Store purge
April 24, 2015
Swedish betting operator Betsson AB has continued its positive momentum from 2014 by posting a new quarterly revenue record. Betsson released a trading update on Friday showing revenue up 24% to SEK 847.4m (US $98m) and net income up 42% to SEK 224.1m in the three months ending March 31....
- Cherry management shakeup; Sweden mulls “unholy alliance” with online gambling
December 6, 2014
Swedish gaming operator Cherry AB has undergone a management shakeup, with CEO Emil Sunvisson (pictured) stepping down after three years at the helm. Fredrik Burvall, Cherry’s VP and CFO, will assume the role of Acting CEO. Board chairman Rolf Åkerlind extended his thanks to Sunivsson, who will continue to act...
Report: Sweden to end Svenska Spel online gambling monopoly
March 30, 2017
Gambling operators welcome Swedish liberalization roadmap
March 31, 2017
Cherry defers Nasdaq Stockholm listing
May 19, 2017
Six earnings reports, three beautiful women, one hedgehog
September 1, 2013