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Swedish-based online gaming operator Betsson AB has welcomed the passage of the Remote Gambling Act by Dutch senators.
Betsson Welcomes Dutch Remote Gambling Act But Warns Over Cooling-Off Period

The Dutch Gambling Authority has previously levied a heavy fine on Betsson Group subsidiary for operating in the Dutch market without a local license.


Under rules set out by the Gambling Commission of Great Britain (UKGC), all internet gambling businesses must hold player deposits in a separate bank account,...
Player Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money

We list 26 UK gambling operators and how they protect your player funds.


Along with a sportsbook, Adjarabet runs a successful independent online poker room. At approximately 200 concurrent cash game players, the online poker room is approximately the size of India’s PokerBaazi and Italy’s People’s Poker.
Paddy Power Betfair Expands into Georgia with Adjarabet Acquisition

The deal is for a 51% controlling interest with an option to fully acquire the company after three years.


In total, there are twelve online gambling operators that have received a Swedish license that have already gone live with online poker.
Full Report: Swedish Online Poker Rooms Go Live

In one of Europe’s biggest market openings in five years, thirteen online poker rooms are among dozens of online casinos and sportsbooks now open for business in Sweden.


The Swedish gambling authority, Lotteriinspektionen, issued another batch of licenses ahead of the country’s reorganization of the gambling market.
More Online Poker Rooms Authorized in Sweden: Will 888 Be Left Out in the Cold?

So far 31 gambling companies have been issued a license by the Swedish gambling authority ahead of the January 1 go-live date.


Among the operators to be approved include Svenska Spel, Betsson Group, LeoVegas, Kindred Group, GVC Holdings and Bet365.
Svenska Spel, Betsson, Kindred, and GVC Among First to Receive Swedish Online Gambling License

Sweden has issued its first round of approved operators for the country’s re-regulated market set to commence next year.


The Sweden's gambling market reported a modest gross gaming revenue increase of 1.2% to SEK 16.8 billion (~ $1.85 billion) for the first three quarters of this year.
Online Gambling Sector Spurs Growth in Sweden Ahead of 2019 Re-Regulation

Unlicensed operators in Sweden grow by 12.4% while licensed operators’ revenue declines by 2.4%, according to the regulator’s latest figures.


More than 30 companies have submitted applications to the Swedish Gambling Authority (Lotteriinspektionen) for a gambling license.
Dozens of Companies Submit Applications as Swedish Licensing Process Begins

Confirmed applicants include Kindred, Betsson and Expekt as Sweden is on course to open up its regulated market on January 1, 2019.


At the time of writing, six skins are running the new Prima client. “The launch of Prima marks another move in our strategy to continue developing products centred around giving players the best poker experience with a more intuitive client, optimised for any device.”
Prima Software Goes Live on First MPN Skins

Players across MPN’s top-tier skins get their first experience of Microgaming’s new poker client.


Online poker network MPN is about to make significant changes to its software. The operator will roll out a new platform known as Prima that will be available…
New Online Poker Software Coming Soon on MPN

Prima by MPN is the next new online poker software platform to hit the industry.


An in-depth comparative of MPN's new poker product Prima vs the classic client. A single codebase written in modern web technologies powers all desktop, mobile and web apps.
From Passé to Prima: Behind the Scenes of MPN’s All New Online Poker Client

The first in an exclusive series of featured articles covering MPN’s thoughts, plans and strategy around one its biggest software upgrades in history.


Swedish mobile gaming company Leo Vegas AB (LeoVegas) appears to still be riding the momentum that propelled it to success in 2017. The company has started off…
LeoVegas Continues Expanding in the Online Casino Space

Swedish mobile gaming company Leo Vegas AB (LeoVegas) appears to still be riding the momentum that propelled it to…


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