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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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Hejdenberg joins Swedish inspectorate as new communications lead

SBC News Hejdenberg joins Swedish inspectorate as new communications lead

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate, has appointed Yvonne Hejdenberg as its new Head of Communications, effective as of 1 January 2022.  Prior to her position with Spelinspektionen, Hejdenberg garnered experience of communication, PR and brand issues from ‘several different industries’ in both the public and private sectors.  The new appointee’s gambling industry experience comes primarily from her time spent as …

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Swedish Inspectorate sides with Finance Ministry on gambling advertising

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The Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, Spelinspektionen, has updated its response to the Swedish government’s consultation for amendments to the 2018 Gambling Act as part of the Gambling Market Inquiry. In its response, the Inspectorate has detailed that it is ‘generally positive’ about the Finance Ministry’s proposal to introduce a special moderation clause with regards to marketing games to consumers.  The proposed …

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Sweden launches ‘Larsson Inquiry’ on black market matters

SBC News Sweden launches 'Larsson Inquiry' on black market matters

Sweden’s Ministry of Finance has confirmed that Gunnar Larsson, Director General of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, will lead an inquiry to safeguard Sweden’s regulated online gambling marketplace against black-market threats.    The appointment of Larsson was officially announced by Swedish Social Affairs Minister Ardalan Shekarabi, the lead advocate of recent ‘temporary player restrictions and controls’ that have ruptured Sweden’s online …

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Spelinspektionen inks MoU with Kansspelautoriteit

SBC News Spelinspektionen inks MoU with Kansspelautoriteit

The Swedish Gambling Authority, Spelinspektionen, has enhanced its cooperation with its Netherlands counterpart after signing a memorandum of understanding with Kansspelautoriteit. The strengthened partnership has been designed to facilitate the ongoing exchange of information and streamline supervision between the two European regulators. René Jansen, Kansspelautoriteit’s chairman, stated that he is “delighted that agreements with international regulators are formalised and captured …

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ATG warned by Swedish regulator over bonus ‘violation’

SBC News ATG warned by Swedish regulator over bonus ‘violation’

Sweden’s gambling regulator, Spelinspektionen, has issued a warning to ATG regarding a number of technical issues which allowed players to receive bonus offers on multiple occasions. In February, the operator sent a letter to Spelinspektionen informing the regulator of the issue. Under Sweden’s Gambling Act of 2018, licensees are prohibited from offering players a bonus offer multiple times. The operator …

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Spelinspektionen submits new proposals to tackle match fixing

SBC News Spelinspektionen submits new proposals to tackle match fixing

The Swedish gambling authority Spelinspektionen has revealed a new draft regulation which could prohibit operators from offering certain markets on individual performance. The legislation is currently awaiting review, however it could mean that betting operators must not offer betting markets on ‘a rule violation or loss in parts.’ For example, it is not allowed to offer bets on whether a …

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UKGC signs memorandum of understanding with Spelinspektionen

SBC News UKGC signs memorandum of understanding with Spelinspektionen

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with its Swedish counterpart, Spelinspektionen. The new agreement is hoped to strengthen the collaboration between the two regulators, having come into effect on 11 November 2019. Under the terms of the partnership, the duo will collaborate in sharing best practice on areas such as regulatory policies and procedures. …

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Spelinspektionen strengthens Gibraltar ties with GGD collaboration

SBC News Spelinspektionen strengthens Gibraltar ties with GGD collaboration

Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s newly reformed gambling regulatory body, has signed a memorandum-of-understanding (MoU) with the Gibraltar Gambling Division (GGD), seeking to cooperate in matters of public policy and further forming common interests. The GGD is a strategic unit of Gibraltar’s Ministry of Commerce, which details guidance on governing the British overseas territory’s vital igaming sector. Moving forward, Spelinspektionen and the GGD will …

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Spelinspektionen warns Swedish players of red lines on self exclusion

SBC News Spelinspektionen warns Swedish players of red lines on self exclusion

Sweden’s new gambling regulatory authority Spelinspektionen has issued a stern warning to new online incumbents, stating that licences will be withdrawn if self-exclusion standards/policies are not met. The Swedish regulator, which revamped its operational set-up in 2018, has stated that it will simply not tolerate operators’ disregarding Spelpaus.se ( translation – ‘game-break’) provisions, made mandatory under Sweden’s new online gambling …

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