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European Lotteries to descend on Betting on Football

Betting on Football

Major operators from 17 different jurisdictions are using next month’s Betting on Football conference as the perfect opportunity to meet and discuss the future of sports betting in their sector. The European Lotteries association (EL) will host a meeting for members of its Sport Working Group in London on Tuesday 19 March, which is part of the wider Betting on …

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SG Digital ups Swedish profile with fresh Svenska Spel contract

SG Digital, the interactive gaming division of Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), has significantly expanded its profile within the re-regulated Swedish online gambling marketplace after agreeing to a new exclusive partnership with state-owned operator Svenska Spel. SG Digital has become the lead online platform provider for Svenska Spel casino and bingo verticals. Furthermore, Svenska Spel digital offering will be enhanced …

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Veikkaus plans for 400 redundancies as restaurant gambling division suffers

Finland’s Veikkaus gambling monopoly is set to undertake a significant operational restructure cutting approximately 400 staff positions, amid the downfall of its restaurant gambling division. Veikkaus’ executive team has commenced discussions with around 1,300 of its 2,000 staff identifying areas which will be at the forefront of restructuring. The majority of the staff members that are said to be affected …

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Svenska Spel appoints Scarlett Roa as sustainability lead for revamped Swedish gambling market

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has confirmed the appointment of Scarlett Roa as new Sustainability Manager. Roa joins Svenska Spel’s management from Stockholm communication and brand management agency Authority AB, where she served as Deputy Operations Officer. A seasoned executive in corporate communications and stakeholder management, Roa will lead Svenska Spel’s sustainability and responsible gambling initiatives and planning. Furthermore, Roa …

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Telenor’s Patrik Hofbauer to lead Svenska Spel in changing Swedish marketplace

The governance of Swedish state-owned gambling enterprise Svenska Spel ends its six-month executive search to replace outgoing leader Lennart Käll, confirming the appointment of Patrik Hofbauer as new Group CEO. A seasoned media executive, Hofbauer joins Svenska Spel’s leadership team, from leading Scandinavian telecoms operator Telenor Sverige where he most recently served as CEO (2014-2018). Entering 2018, Svenska Spel confirmed the …

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6 of the Best – Kambi’s Mattias Eriksson

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This week’s 6 of the Best gives the readers on SBC News an insight into the life of Mattias Eriksson, the newly appointed Chief Product Officer at Kambi. Keep reading to find out more about Eriksson, formerly Director of Business Development and Innovation at Svenska Spel, including which album changed his “exploration of music”, and what book he describes as lifelike …

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Kindred Group seeks clarity on Svenska Spel’s future position

Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc has detailed its concerns related to Svenska Spel’s potential influence on the future dynamics of a newly regulated Swedish gambling market. Last week the Swedish government published the updated provisions for its long-awaited revamped national gambling framework. In its update the Swedish government will split the gambling sector into three business compartments; Open/Competitive – For new licensed …

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SG Digital expands European footprint with Svenska Spel partnership

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that SG Digital will partner with Svenska Spel to provide content through the division’s Open Gaming System (OGS) and a Player Account Management solution via the Open Platform System (OPS). SG Digital will provide platform technology and a library of more than 2000 game titles from the company’s nine game studios and third-party providers, pending …

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European Lotteries to talk sports betting at Betting on Football

European Lotteries

The European Lotteries Association (EL) will host a meeting for members of its Sport Working Group in London on Tuesday 20 March, the registration and networking day for the Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge (20-23 March). EL is the umbrella organisation of national lotteries operating games of chance for the public benefit, which brings together both state-owned and …

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Svenska Spel begins search for new leader as Käll confirms 2018 exit

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel is in search of a new leader, following the resignation of Lennart Käll as Chief Executive. Updating the market, Käll confirmed that he would end his leadership tenure this coming summer, stating that it was time for Svenska Spel to be guided by a fresh face. Käll has served as Svenska Spel CEO since 2011, restructuring …

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