Tag Archives: Camilla Rosenberg

Swedish Sports and Gambling to prepare for common exchange on match-fixing data

SBC News Swedish Sports and Gambling to prepare for common exchange on match-fixing data

Swedish gambling will enter a transformative phase during H2 as the government launches its new cooperative framework to combat match-fixing across all levels of professional and amateur sports. Yesterday, Camilla Rosenberg, Director General of Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s Gambling Inspectorate, joined Minister of Financial Markets Niklas Wykman to inform stakeholders of upcoming duties. Approved by the Riksdag in 2023, Swedish gambling and …

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Spelinspektionen gains approval to increase Swedish gambling fines  

SBC News Spelinspektionen gains approval to increase Swedish gambling fines  

Spelinspektionen has welcomed new changes to Sweden’s Money Laundering Act that will allow the gambling inspectorate to increase financial penalties on gambling-related fines/infringements. The decision was approved by Finansdepartementet, Sweden’s Ministry of Finance, which will allow the inspectorate to increase penalty fees for gambling operators violating AML rules from 1 April 2024. The inspectorate had previously submitted its proposals to …

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Spelinspektionen calls for reconsideration of credit card ban despite ‘signal value’

SBC News Spelinspektionen calls for reconsideration of credit card ban despite ‘signal value’

Sweden’s Gambling Inspectorate, the Spelinspektionen, has responded to a consultation initiated by the country’s government examining how gambling induced debt can be countered, offering its view on a credit card ban. In a proposal published today, the regulator’s Director General, Camilla Rosenberg, stated that ‘there may be reason to reconsider’ whether a ban on credit card use for gambling payments …

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Swedish Inspectorate hires Kristina Geiger to establish new support unit

SBC News Swedish Inspectorate hires Kristina Geiger to establish new support unit

Spelinspektionen Sweden’s Gambling Inspectorate has confirmed the appointment of Kristina Geiger as the head of a “new department for operational support”. Geiger joins the Inspectorate’s senior management team, previously holding the position of Treasurer at the Statens Historiska Museum from 2021 to 2023. A seasoned member of Sweden’s civil service, Geiger has held various senior management roles and led departmental …

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Spelinspektionen renews Rosenberg leadership until 2026

SBC News Spelinspektionen renews Rosenberg leadership until 2026

The government of Sweden has extended Camilla Rosenberg’s tenure as Director General of Gambling Inspectorate Spelinspektionen until 31 October 2026. Rosenberg will continue to serve as leader of Spelinspektionen, a position she has held since 2017, when she was placed in charge of Lotteriinspektionen – Sweden’s former lottery inspectorate. In her duties, Rosenberg oversaw Lotteriinspektionen’s transition to Spelinspektionen, the gambling …

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Spelinspektionen bolsters 2023 budget to tackle black market threats

SBC News Spelinspektionen bolsters 2023 budget to tackle black market threats

Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s Gambling Inspectorate, has welcomed the news that it will receive extra funding towards combating illegal gambling activities.  Authorised by the Riksdag, the Inspectorate will receive a further SEK 2.4m (€200,000) to its 2023 budget, allocated towards safeguarding Sweden’s regulated online gambling marketplace. The Inspectorate had requested additional funds to bolster resources, in a year in which it “handle …

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Swedish Alliance signals no change to Gambling Inspectorate

SBC News Swedish Alliance signals no change to Gambling Inspectorate

Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s Gambling Inspectorate, will maintain the current size of its seven-member board of governance. The decision has been approved by Sweden’s ‘Centre-Right Alliance’ government – a coalition formed by the four parties of the Swedish Moderates, Christian Democrats (CD), Liberal Party, and Centre Party. The only change adopted by Spelinspektionen will see long-serving counsellor Per Håkansson appointed as Chairman …

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Spelinspektionen launches Spelpaus 2.0 self-exclusion scheme

SBC News Spelinspektionen launches Spelpaus 2.0 self-exclusion scheme

 Spelinspektionen – Sweden’s gambling inspectorate has achieved a major 2022 directive by upgrading Spelpaus – Swedish gambling centralised self-exclusion scheme.  Yesterday, the inspectorate relaunched the Spelpaus.se website, that had been redesigned with new functionalities and clearer guidance on self-exclusion. Spelpaus serves as Swedish gambling’s compulsory self-exclusion system that was launched in January 2019 to coincide with the relaunch of Sweden’s …

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Swedish Inspectorate to maintain safer gambling momentum as market expands

SBC News Swedish Inspectorate to maintain safer gambling momentum as market expands

The betting and gaming market in Sweden has continued to grow in 2021, in terms of total sales and consumer numbers, according to the Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, Spelinspektionen. Publishing its full year report for 2021, Spelinspektionen reported that total Swedish gambling sales – meaning stakes minus winnings paid out – for the entirety of the country’s gambling market amounted to …

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Spelinspektionen approves reinstatement of Swedish online gambling restrictions

SBC News Spelinspektionen approves reinstatement of Swedish online gambling restrictions

Camilla Rosenberg, Director General of Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s Gaming Inspectorate has stated that the regulator holds no objections to the re-imposition of temporary liability measures on online casino games.  Temporary restrictions on online gambling have been reintroduced in Sweden, as both the government and the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate express concerns regarding the spread of the latest COVID-19 Omicron variant .  Required …

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