Last updated on: July 24,h. Katie Barlowe Read More The European Gaming and Betting Association is threatening legal action against state-owned Swedish gaming monopoly Svenska Spel If Sweden wants to stay out of court, the Scandinavian country may have to make some significant changes to its gambling laws. According to Haijer, the current situation in Sweden may well leave the European Commission with no other choice than to take the country to the European Court of Justice.
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The Swedish company said that it works to ensure that all games are made on the terms of the sport and therefore takes great account of it in the range of games and in the work of securing the integrity of the gaming objects and counteract any manipulation. Svenska Spel announced H1 profit decrease The state-owned company announced its financial results last week , detailing its operations for the first six months of the current year. New horse rally betting products, as well as new online casino offering, drove the growth. However, sports betting experienced a decrease in net gaming revenue. In this article:.
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Among the titles with instant access after the rollout is finalized will bedja Buffalo Blitz as well as numerous sequels from the popular Age of the Gods series. A Seamless Launch According to Niklas Örtbrant, director of online casino at Svenska Spel, the newly sealed partneship with Playtech will begin immediately by importing some of the best-selling and top-performing games, while the rest of the library will be integrated partially until the end of the year. The platform already boasts a large collection of slots, powered mostly by Swedish game studios. After the initial launch, new innovations in the style of Quantum Blackjack and other industry-authentic products will also be added to the platform. Playtech also brings exceptional innovation within the Live segment, which allows us to expand this important category for our players. Last March, the company has invested SEK 5 million into an initiative for researching addiction, preventive measures against problem gambling and player responsibilities. Back in October , Patrik Hofbauer, president and chief executive of the group has also proposed a betting embargo on certain markets, mainly sports, due to an increased number of match fixes. Prior to completing these landmark deals, the group has also launched a digital sportsbook with Mansion , an international brand and leading provider in the online gaming sector.
Scientific Games goes live in Sweden with Svenska Spel 28th January By contenteditor Scientific Games has deployed its open platform and content aggregation solution to power Svenska Spel's new online casino and bingo offering in Sweden's newly regulated igaming market. Svenska Spel has partnered Scientific Games to enhance its offering in the newly-regulated Swedish igaming market. The Swedish-facing operator is only running its Spela. It struck an agreement to power Svenska Spel's regulated offering in April
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However, Martin Johansson, an analyst for Svenska Spel, criticised how the figures were reported, saying they do not föreställning a true picture of the current Swedish market. He said this did not constitute a representative selection åkte the market. However, Johansson did admit that while online gambling is anmärkning automatically more addictive than in-person gaming, it does ask more of both operators and developers to ensure they are protecting players from harm.