Lotteriinspektionen victorious after court upheld offshore promotion ban

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Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish gambling regulator, has claimed victory after Aftonbladet and Expressen, the two country’s leading newspapers, were told they cannot provide links to unregulated offshore companies. Both newspapers appealed an injunction imposed by Lotteriinspektionen in 2013 demanding they cease promoting links to foreign online gaming sites. The Chamber of Commerce civil court found that providing links to offshore gaming …

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LeoVegas launches BankID in Sweden

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The leading mobile casino giant LeoVegas has recently announced the company has taken an important step in enhancing the player experience in Sweden. LeoVegas is now integrated with the country’s BankID identification system which allows Swedes to register and log in quicker than before. Gustaf Hagman, LeoVegas CEO, said: The BankID system allows authorities, banks, companies and organizations to verify …

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LeoVegas to apply for Spanish licence

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LeoVegas has announced its intention to pursue a Spanish licence after submitting an application for a new Swedish licence. LeoVegas plans to obtain a licence that covers casino and sports betting in Sweden which recently started an application process ahead of changes to national gambling laws. Swedish regulator Lotteriinspektionen received over 20 applications on the first day of the process. …

PlayOJO enters Sweden

PlayOJO enters Sweden and offers a special bonus

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Award-winning online casino operator, PlayOJO enters Sweden to take its unique approach to fairness and transparency to the country. PlayOJO enters Sweden with a special bonus launching to players in the country for the very first time. The fact that PlayOJO enters Sweden has been boosted by a multi-million-SEK TV and online advertising campaign, which aims to educate players about …

SmartBets enters Swedish market

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Odds comparison site SmartBets went live in Sweden. The expansion of SmartBets’ services will establish the company as the first customisable odds website in the Nordic country. The platform is available in several languages, including English, Danish, Italian, German and Swedish. Thomas Høgenhaven, chief strategy officer for Better Collective, the producer of SmartBets, said: Meanwhile, the company has expanded its …