Tag Archives: Svenska Spel
- Gambling operators welcome Swedish liberalization roadmap
March 31, 2017
Sweden’s state-owned online gambling monopoly appears destined to follow the dodo into extinction, assuming legislators follow the recommendations of a new government-sponsored report. Friday saw the filing of a 1,340-page report (downloadable, in two parts, in Swedish, here) from a government-commissioned panel headed by Lotteriinspektionen general director Hakan Hallstedt, who...
- Report: Sweden to end Svenska Spel online gambling monopoly
March 30, 2017
Sweden should scrap its state-owned online gambling monopoly and invite international operators to apply for licenses, a government-sponsored review will reportedly recommend. On Wednesday, Reuters offered what it claimed was an early preview of the long-awaited review of Sweden’s gambling sector. The full report by the Lotteriinspektionen regulatory agency won’t...
- Swedish bettors still favor int’l online gambling sites
February 8, 2017
Swedish-facing international online gambling operators continued to outpace domestic operators' revenue growth in 2016. Figures released this week by Sweden’s Lotteriinspektionen gaming regulator show the overall domestic regulated market enjoyed net revenue of SEK 17.1b (US $$1.93b) in 2016, 3% higher than in 2015. Meanwhile, international online gambling sites serving...
- Unibet tops all gambling operators in Swedish TV ad buys
January 5, 2017
Gambling companies were among the top spenders in Sweden’s advertising market in 2016, despite lingering controversy over their access to the airwaves. New figures released by Sifo Advertising Measurements in conjunction with Dagens Media show online gambling companies, including state-owned monopoly Svenska Spel, spending big on Swedish advertising platforms during...
- Svenska Spel continues to lag international online rivals
November 10, 2016
Sweden’s state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel posted double-digit online growth this year but continues to lag its internationally licensed competition. Figures released this week by the Lotteriinspektionen regulatory body show the overall Swedish gambling market generated revenue of SEK 16.2b (US $1.79b) through the first nine months of 2016, 5%...
- 3-Barrels: Svenska Spel Extends IGT Deal; 888 to Host Live Swedish Championships; Unibet Poker 2.0 Launch Date Delayed
September 26, 2016
3-Barrels of a Swedish flavour including a contract extension between Svenska Spel and International Game Technology; 888Poker to host the live version of the Swedish Poker Championships; and Unibet delay the launch of Unibet Poker 2.0. Sweden’s state-owned gambling monopoly, Svenska Spel, has signed a contract extension with the American...
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Report: Sweden to end Svenska Spel online gambling monopoly
March 30, 2017