Tag Archives: Sweden
- Sweden’s race bet monopoly uses trademark to fight online rival
June 7, 2017
Sweden’s horserace betting monopoly is waging a trademark war with a Malta-based online upstart horning in on the monopoly’s turf. The AB Trav Och Galopp (ATG) monopoly is like most horseracing operators these days, i.e. people are losing interest in their reason for being. All the more reason to object...
- Int’l online operators take bigger bite of Swedish gambling market
May 19, 2017
Sweden’s gambling market reported flat spending in the first quarter of 2017, as declines at locally licensed operators offset gains at their internationally licensed online competitors. Figures released Thursday by Sweden’s Lotteriinspektionen gaming regulator show the country’s overall gambling market enjoying turnover of SEK 5.4b (US $617.2m) in the three...
- 888Poker host Swedish Poker Championships & offer $10m to WSOP ME winner
April 12, 2017
888Poker will host the Swedish Poker Championships for the second successive year, and get set to provide the winner of the World Series of Poker Main Event $10m if they qualify online via 888Poker. 888Poker will host the Swedish Poker Championship for the second successive year in their continued efforts...
- 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...
Report: Sweden to end Svenska Spel online gambling monopoly
March 30, 2017
Gambling operators welcome Swedish liberalization roadmap
March 31, 2017
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