Tag Archives: Swedish Gambling Inspectorate

Betway loses appeal against €10k Swedish fine

Betway’s appeal against a fine imposed by Sweden’s gambling regulator, the Spelinspektionen, has been rejected by the Administrative Court in Linköping. The Super Group sports betting and gaming brand’s case to the court was ‘rejected in its entirety’ by the court, upholding the SEK 100,000 (€9,800) fine imposed on the firm by the Swedish Gamlbling Inspectorate.  Spelinspektionen imposed the financial …

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Swedish Administrative Court upholds penalties against operators

Following deliberations, the Administrative Court in Linköping, Sweden, has rejected appeals from three separate operators. Online casino providers Casinostugan, ComeOn and Snabbare, were appealing to the court to overturn fines levied against them for duty of care failures, and each case was rejected ‘in their entirety’ by the court on 28 April. A fourth firm, Hajper, was treated with slightly …

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Sweden updates licensing requirements to bolster consumer protection

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate, has made changes to its licensing requirements after announcing that any operator without the appropriate licence will be excluded from the country’s market. Describing the updates as ‘good for consumer protection’, the Inspectorate now requires all incumbents to offer deposits, withdrawals and winnings in Swedish currency whilst any information on their websites must be provided …

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BOS welcomes Constitutional Committee criticism of gambling restrictions

Swedish gambling regulator BOS has called for the country’s government to end temporary restrictions on the gambling industry, following criticism of the constraints by the Constitutional Committee of the Riksdag. The temporary measures, aimed at ‘particularly risky forms of gambling’, first came into force on 2 July 2020. They have been extended several times and are currently set to run …

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Swedish regulator accepts proposals but maintains some objections

The Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, has accepted some proposals for further regulation of the country’s industry, but maintains objections to others. Notable recommendations made by the Swedish government’s ‘Gambling Market Inquiry’ in December 2020 included a tightening of advertisement regulations, including a call for a prohibition of advertising of casino games between 06:00 and 21:00. Coordinated by Social Democrat …

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