Spelpaus.se register reaches 20,000

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Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling regulator, has announced that its Spelpaus.se self-exclusion service has now hit over 20,000 registrations. The programme enables users to block themselves from accessing services related to online gambling and opt out of any marketing campaigns that advertise such activities. Spelpaus.se also covers in-person betting at approved stores, bingo facilities, on gambling machines and at all land-based …

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Pragmatic Play ’s games available in Sweden

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A leading content provider to the iGaming industry, Pragmatic Play has taken its portfolio live in Sweden’s regulated market. Being a pioneer in regulated content and certified under Swedish regulations, the company’s games are now available to licensed operators and live with leading brands including PokerStars and Svenska Spel. Swedish entry following the opening of its regulated market on 1 January 2019 comes …

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GVC launched bwin.se and partypoker.se in Sweden

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GVC Holdings is proud to announce that following receipt of a Swedish gaming licence, it has launched two of its most popular brands – bwin and partypoker – in the Swedish market. Both brands now offer dedicated websites under the .se extension. An Android mobile app is also available, with an iOS version expected to follow over the coming days. …

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Microgaming content goes live in Sweden

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Microgaming content is now live in Sweden after the leading online gaming provider introduced a bespoke solution to the market via its award-winning entertainment platform. The fact that Microgaming content goes live in Sweden follows on from the regulatory framework set out by the Swedish Gaming Authority which came into effect on 1 January 2019. Over the last few months, …

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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 …