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Kajsa Nylander joins Svenska Spel as new sustainability manager

Svenska Spel has boosted its leadership team after confirming the appointment of Kajsa Nylander as the company’s new Sustainability Manager. As part of her new role, which will begin on 27 January 2020, Nylander will oversee the implementation of responsible gambling initiatives as part of the Svenska Spel sustainability strategy.  Joakim Mörnefält, communications director at Svenska Spel, commented: “Kaja’s solid …

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Svenska Spel backs grassroots sports with SEK50m donation

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Swedish gambling operator Svenska Spel has continued its commitment to youth sports across Sweden after donating more than SEK50m (£4m) as part of its Gräsroten initiative.  The donation marks the seventh consecutive year that the operator has supported grassroots sports across the country, with football having received the most money. In total, over half a million Swedes have distributed the …

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Svenska Spel allows retailers to sell games via new online platform

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Swedish gambling operator Svenska Spel has launched a new online gaming platform which will allow ‘all physical agents affiliated with Svenska Spel Sport & Casino to sell their participation games to customers all over Sweden.’ The new platform will be rolled out through the operator’s Svenska Spel Sport & Casino subsidiary, with retailers permitted to offer the Stryktipset, Europatipset, Topptipset, …

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Trustly Live to help land-based casinos go cashless

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Online payments specialist Trustly has launched Trustly Live, a brand new solution bringing instant cashless payments to land-based casinos and sportsbooks. Now that consumers are increasingly using less cash in their everyday lives, Trustly Live – the company’s first product built specifically for land-based gaming – is there to help operators keep up with this changing behaviour. For example, only …

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Svenska Spel welcomes proposed betting ban on selected markets

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President and CEO of Svenska Spel, Patrik Hofbauer, has backed proposals to issue a further crack down on selected sports betting markets as suggested by the Swedish Government.  The proposed ban follows on from a meeting held between Sweden’s social security minister Ardalan Shekarabi, the Swedish Football Association (SvFF) and the Swedish Ice Hockey Association which discussed the potential for …

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Svenska Spel strengthens igaming management with Petra Blixt appointment

Former-LeoVegas chief marketing officer Petra Blixt has been appointed as the new head of sales and marketing for Svenska Spel‘s igaming subsidiary, Svenska Spel Sport & Casino. Blixt, who will assume the new role on 20 January 2020, will oversee the development of the subsidiary’s digital marketing strategy and optimising the sales process, as part of the operator’s ongoing efforts to enhance its online …

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SBTech sets out ‘go’ live process for WLA member hat-trick

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SBTech said that the process of getting new operators live via its sports betting solutions is something that it “refuses to take lightly”. James Coxon, VP of Commercial at SBTech, added that it prioritises getting “fully under the hood of exactly what they want as a business”. He was speaking at last month’s Betting on Sports conference in response to …

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Svenska Spel’s Fredrik Wastenson reviews Swedish market re-regulation

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Sweden’s online gambling industry has endured a turbulent period since legislation to re-regulate the market came into force at the beginning of 2019. We spoke to Fredrik Wastenson, CEO Svenska Spel Sport & Casino, for his take on events. Ahead of his appearance on the Nordics – Navigating Risky Waters in Uncertain Times panel at Betting on Sports 2019, the …

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SBTech continues tier-1 form by winning Svenska Spel sportsbook tender

SBTech has secured a further tier-1 betting systems partnership this summer, becoming the lead multi-channel sportsbook provider to Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel. Fresh from securing lead sportsbook platform arrangements with Veikkaus Finland and The Oregon Lottery, SBTech has won the fiercely contested Svenska Spel competitive procurement process. SBTech underlined that Svenska Spel had chosen its sportsbook systems, highlighting provisions …

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Richest ever speaker line-up makes Betting on Sports the must-attend gambling industry event

Betting on Sports 2019 Final Agenda

Over 70 hours of expertise from nearly 300 speakers await visitors to this month’s Betting on Sports conference, making it the must-attend event for everyone in the sports betting and igaming sectors. Industry leaders sharing their invaluable knowledge as part of a packed programme for the event at Olympia London on 17 – 20 September include no less than 70 …

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