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Online growth offsets fall in Sweden’s land-based revenues

Online growth offsets fall in Sweden land based revenue
Full year gambling revenue in Sweden came to SEK24.69bn (EUR2.44bn), down just 0.4 percent on the previous year. Declines in land based gaming due to the coronavirus pandemic were offset by growth in the online sector.

BetConstruct to attend Scandinavian Gaming Show

BetConstruct is to showcase its product portfolio at Scandinavian Gaming Show in Stockholm, Sweden. Scandinavian Gaming Show will be hosting representatives from all gaming and betting sectors on September 5 - 6 to discuss opportunities and insights for the Scandinavian market. Attending the event BetConstruct will have a chance to investigate the market and learn about the opportunities and challenges...

Two weeks to go until Scandinavian Gaming Show

With only two weeks to go before the inaugural Scandinavian Gaming Show (Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm, Sweden, 5-6 September 2018), Eventus International discusses why the conference is important, who you will have the opportunity to meet and what you will learn. “Sweden is and will continue to be one of Europe’s most acclaimed gaming destinations both for online and land-based punters and...

Only 30 Days until Scandinavian Gaming Show

Eventus International has announced that registrations for their first ever Scandinavian Gaming Show are coming in quickly. The Scandinavian gambling market is buzzing with excitement for the new opportunities that a fully regulated Swedish market will bring. Not only will Swedish entrepreneurs have the opportunity to legally operate within the sports betting sector come January, but local software providers will...

Play’n Go: Straight-talking business from Amsterdam RAI

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Play ‘n Go’s sales director Magnus Olsson, speaks to International Casino Review about sector trends from a business-centric iGB Live! INTERNATIONAL CASINO REVIEW: What has been your favourite thing about iGB Live? MAGNUS OLSSON: The setting for the event was great. The exhibit hall was compact and easy to navigate. We didn’t have to spend inordinate amounts of time going from...

Swedish market sees H1 growth but domestic revenues outperformed by offshore operators

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  Swedish gaming regulator Lotteriinspektionen have released the country’s H1 results for its gaming markets, showing that while Sweden’s state-owned online gambling operator saw growth in the first half of 2017, it was still outperformed by foreign operators.   Despite the local market increasing by three percent in comparison to the same time last year, non-Swedish operators’ revenue grew more rapidly at...

International support continues to grow with 47 nations represented at the first Gaming Africa

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Gaming professionals from Brazil to Botswana, Germany to Ghana and Lithuania to Lesotho will be amongst the delegates expected at the inaugural Gaming Africa, Clarion Gaming’s two day conference and learning symposium being held across 24th and 25th October in Johannesburg. Representatives from a total of 47 nations have registered to be part of the free to attend event, including...

Finnplay secures partnership with AhaWorld casino brands

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Finnplay, the Finnish-based open gaming platform provider, has signed a partnership deal with the Swedish casino brand, AhaWorld.   The deal will see Finnplay provide its licensed platform for the Swedish publicly listed AhaWorld AB’s casino brands and AhaWorld claims it is set to launch under Finnplay’s platform which is licensed under the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), providing access to...

Play’n GO looks to Latvia following major agreement with Optibet

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All eyes are on Latvia for Play’n GO after signing a new deal to supply its full suite of games to the largest casino in Latvia, Optibet. Play’n GO, the Swedish slot supplier, will be rolling out its complete portfolio of mobile and desktop games to Latvia’s largest casino following a deal with Optibet. The new agreement will see Play’n GO...

Play’n Go succumb to temptation with new 7 Sins slot title

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The Swedish slot supplier, Play’n Go, has launched a new slot game inspired by the seven deadly sins which includes an industry-first second chance feature.   Play’n Go has launched a premium slot game titled 7 Sins to conclude a busy year of product launches and new deals for the Swedish company. The new title is a five-reel slot providing players with...

Yggdrasil sees stellar growth of 519 percent in Q1 2016

After what CEO Fredrik Elmqvist described as a “hugely impressive” 2015, games developer Yggdrasil has begun 2016 with reports of 519 percent revenue growth year-on-year.   Swedish games developer Yggdrasil has recorded revenues of 14.2 SEK in the first quarter of 2016 - a 519 percent improvement on the same period last year - with EBITDA increasing to 7.9 SEK, up...

Playtech to expand gaming empire with Quickspin acquisition

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Omni-channel software and services supplier Playtech hopes to add fresh content to its gaming portfolio with the acquisition of Sweden-based developer Quickspin for a maximum of E50m.   Leading gaming software supplier Playtech has brokered a deal to acquire Quickspin, a Sweden-based games studio with a portfolio of more than 20 real-money casino and social games, for up to E50m. Under the...

Socially responsible gaming: casinos, Swedish style

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With its first casino having opened in 2001, casinos remain a relatively new enterprise in Sweden - and are the exclusive domain of the country’s state-owned corporation Svenska Spel. Chris Webster spoke to Yared Gabrentensaye, general manager of Casino Cosmopol in Malmoe, to gauge market characteristics in socially progressive, trendy Northern European kingdom.   Chris Webster: You have over 25 years’...

Svenska Spel: combining growth and responsible gaming

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Sweden’s state-owned gaming operator, Svenska Spel, has continued its positive growth path in the first three months of 2016.   In the first three months of the year, Svenska Spel, Sweden’s state-owned gambling monopoly, has seen a continuation of the positive growth trend that defined 2015, according to the group’s CEO, Lennart Käll. “The start of 2016 has the same positive trend...