Svenska Spel introduces registration for all gaming

By summer 2014, Svenska Spel is introducing compulsory customer cards for all gaming apart from the purchase of physical lottery tickets and gaming inside Casino Cosmopol casinos. “Our decision represents a major effort to strengthen consumer protection on the gaming market. We are convinced that a mandatory customer card is an important part of a […]

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A satisfactory 2011 for Svenska Spel

The Svenska Spel Group’s profit for 2011 after financial items and tax was SEK 5,007 million, an increase of SEK 240 million (5.0%) compared to 2010. “This is our third-biggest profit ever, though, despite that, we are not succeeding in growing at the same rate as the market. In order to maintain our position in […]

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Svenska Spel reports stable results

The Svenska Spel Group’s operating profit for the third quarter of 2011 stood at SEK 1,257 million, representing an increase of SEK 6 million compared with the same period in 2010. “These are entirely satisfactory results, but are based primarily on the fact that we have succeeded in pushing our costs down even further,” says […]

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Svenska Spel strengthens its responsible gaming

Svenska Spel and ICU Intelligence have signed a contract whereby Svenska Spel purchases all shares in Playscan AB, a newly-formed fellow subsidiary of ICU Intelligence. Playscan AB has previously acquired the remaining rights and assets relating to the technology behind the gaming tool “Playscan” which Svenska Spel does not already own. – The acquisition of Playscan […]

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Keeping an eye on time and money

Svenska Spel has a tool to help players to pace themselves when playing poker at svenskaspel.se. “Spelstatus” shows players how much they have won or lost on total in poker since starting to play the game at the Svenska Spel website.

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An easier way to seek support

In partnership with the Swedish Gaming Institute, Svenska Spel has developed the new responsible gaming tool Game Talk. It allows a gamer to obtain individual advice about his or her gaming by phone, e-mail or text message, as well as having the facility to book a time via the Internet. The service also includes a […]

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Meta Persdotter appointed new CEO of Svenska Spel

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Meta Persdotter has been appointed as the new CEO of Svenska Spel. She takes up her position on 1 February. – Svenska Spel is the leading player in a market that is facing both changes and challenges. It feels incredibly inspiring to be given the task of leading one of the world’s most prominent gaming […]

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Acting CEO comments the future gambling regulations

Jan Nyrén, the man in charge of the Swedish Enquiry Commission on Gambling, has submitted his report, titled “En framtida spelreglering” (Future Gambling Regulations) to Finance Minister Anders Borg. This enquiry ended up being a fairly hefty 652 pages long. The aim of the enquiry is to produce Swedish gambling regulations, sustainable in the long term, […]

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Future Gambling in Sweden

Please download the press release as a pdf-file here.  

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Future Gambling Regulations

The rapid and major changes to the gambling market, mainly as a consequence of Internet gambling without boundaries, has raised issues concerning how gambling regulations could be upheld and should be formulated. The task of the Swedish Enquiry Commission on Gambling was: to propose tightening up and modernisation of gambling regulations with a view to […]

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