Tag Archives: Sweden

Jesper Kärrbrink – Mr Green – An entertainment focus for Sportsbook 2.0 development

Mr Green

In June of last year, Mr Green launched its Kambi-powered sportsbook product in time for UEFA Euro 2016. Less than a year on, we caught up with the company’s CEO Jesper Kärrbrink, a speaker at the recent Betting on Football conference, to discuss operational challenges of the launch, balancing the revenue potential of the sportsbook with increased associated costs, and a newly …

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Lotteriinspektionen appoints Camilla Rosenberg to acting Director General as National Gambling review enters ‘crucial period’

Sweden’s gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen, has confirmed the appointment of Camilla Rosenberg as Acting Director General, as Swedish Parliament reviews its national gambling framework. Updating industry stakeholders, Lotteriinspektionen governance confirmed that Rosenberg who has acted as internal Head of Operations will takeover leadership of the regulator as of 15 May. The appointment sees Rosenberg replace Haken Hallstedt as Director General, who …

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iGB Affiliate – Inaugural NAC Stockholm conference sold out

Industry marketing news source and event organiser iGB Affiliate has announced that tickets to its first ever Nordic Affiliate Conference (NAC) in Stockholm have sold out ahead of schedule. Seeking to push insight, opinion and debate on the Nordic industry affiliate landscape, NAC will bring together key affiliates, media agencies, advertising networks and operators discussing the lucrative Scandinavian igaming/betting market. …

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Sweden awaits Lotteriinspektionen gambling report

Swedish gambling regulatory body Lotteriinspektionen will today publish its commissioned report, detailing provisions for a potential national regulated gambling framework. Swedish MPs and industry stakeholders have eagerly awaited the report, which was commissioned by the government in 2015 for the purpose of commencing a license-based system for gambling operators. In January, fears arose of further industry regulatory delays following the …

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Ninja Casino enters Scandinavian market with full multi-media campaign

iGaming group Global Gaming has announced that it will launch a new multi-media campaign for flagship brand Ninja Casino (www.ninjacasino.com), with coverage to be displayed on TV, radio, display and digital video verticals. The new casino brand will initially target the highly saturated markets of Sweden and Finland, promoting Ninja Casino’s vast array of slot games and ease of play …

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Strong commercial pipeline delivers full-year 2016 growth for NetEnt

Boosted by a strengthened commercial pipeline, Stockholm-listed industry content and games developer NetEnt has declared full-year 2016 corporate revenues of SEK 1.45 billion (£130 million).  Closing its full-year 2016 performance, NetEnt governance would declare a group operating profit of SEK 536 million (£48 million) up 33% on corresponding 2015’s SEK 402 million (£36 million). Detailing 2016 highlights, NetEnt governance stated …

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Catena Media seeks Swedish market boost with €5 million acquisition of Slotsia.com

Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Catena Media continues its affiliate marketing expansion by confirming that it has agreed to acquire Swedish online casino portal Slotsia.com for a maximum consideration of €5 million. Updating investors, Catena governance stated that the acquisition would boost the firm’s position as industry leader in Scandinavian player acquisition, furthering its services to Catena client operators. In its acquisition note, Catena …

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Betsson delivers growth despite turbulent 2016

Stockholm-listed European sports betting operator Betsson AB is pleased to have grown its core business metrics, despite facing multiple operational challenges and unfavourable conditions throughout 2016. Closing its 2016 performance, Betsson governance was pleased at the company’s ‘positive development’ which had seen the operator overcome severe currency fluctuations and lower betting margins impacts in H1 2016. Furthermore, repeating all-round industry …

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bettingexpert 2016 breakdown…’Italians the riskiest and Swedes the safest’

Italy is responsible for the riskiest set of tipsters in Europe, according to 2016’s figures from the world’s biggest social network for sports betting, bettingexpert.com. The statisticians at bettingexpert.com have collated well over a million tips across thousands of markets over the past year and helped thousands of punters shape their betting actions across numerous sports, and it turns out …

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Hakan Hallstedt resignation spreads fear of further Swedish regulatory delays

Swedish gambling stakeholders have been left in limbo regarding the country’s path towards a regulated online gambling market following the departure of Hakan Hallstedt as Director General of Lotteriinspektionen, Sweden’s national gambling regulator. Last Friday, Lotteriinspektionen governance confirmed that Hallstedt would not be renewing his tenure as Director General, as he had accepted a placement as Judge for the Blekinge District, …

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