Tag: Svenska Spel

New market but no marketing?

Sweden online regulation
With Sweden’s civilian minister Ardalan Shekarabi recently stating online regulation “should have happened already 20 years ago,” the government is...

Sweden votes to split market, but not Svenska Spel

Stockholm, Sweden
As Sweden approves its long- awaited gaming bill, Gustaf Hoffstedt, secretary general of the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling, welcomes the mostly attractive and hands-off measures. Although Svenska Spel’s privileged position

Svenska Spel wades into Swedish iGaming regulation debate

sweden svenska
Sweden’s state-controlled betting operator Svenska Spel has added its recommendations for the future of the country’s iGaming market. However, the company is not being clear about what kind of liberalisation it seeks - and whether it really wants to forfeit its monopoly status.   Bosses of Svenska Spel, Sweden’s state-controlled igaming operator, have been rounded on by critics, after they broke...

Chair of Svenska Spel stepping down in October

Svenska Spel Chair stepping down
 The chair of Sweden’s state-owned Svenska Spel gaming monopoly will be stepping down in October due to concerns over the operator’s future social responsibility strategies.   Anitra Linnéa Steen, who is also the wife of former Swedish Prime Minister, Goran Persson, revealed that the monopoly’s recent focus on driving profits means that it has not paid enough attention to social and...