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The reregulated online gambling market in Sweden has been live for barely six months. Many of the world’s largest gambling operators, including The Stars Group, GVC, Betfair and Bet365, have run afoul of the rules.
$10 Million in Fines and One License Revocation: Swedish Regulator Bares its Teeth

In the space of just six months, the Spelinspektionen has aggressively pursued operators seen as breaking licensing terms.


GVC’s online poker room, partypoker, has set a date for its long overdue next round of ecology changes that the company first began implementing nearly…
Partypoker to Force Players to Use Real Names in High Stakes and Heads-Up Games

The operator ultimately plans to require players to use real names at all of its online poker tables, but nearly 50 other changes are expected to be implemented in the next six to nine months.


In the world of online poker, the Unibet Poker platform offers one of the more modern poker playing experiences. Incorporating features that are proliferating…
“We Benefited From Waiting”: Relax Gaming’s Martin Stalros on HexaPro’s Success

In an exclusive excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s State of the Online Poker Industry report, the software provider behind Unibet’s poker product talks about their lottery sit and go launch and regulatory developments across Europe.


The new cash game novelty from PokerStars, 6+ Hold’em, will roll out in the Italian market soon, following its debut last month in the dot-com market.
6+ Hold’em to Debut in Italy and it Could be Permanent

6+ will be the only variant in the recent wave of new games from PokerStars to go live in a segregated market.


The world’s leading online poker site, PokerStars has finally launched its own version of the exciting new variant 6+ Hold’em (also known as Short…
6+ Hold’em: Everything You Need to Know About Playing the Short Deck Game on PokerStars

Find out how the popular poker game is played on the world’s biggest online poker site.


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.


888 appears to be licensed for a full slate of gaming, including sports, casino and poker. It will come as a welcome relief that 888 Holdings can move forward with a market entry along with the competition on January 1, 2019.
At Eleventh Hour, 888 Holdings Receives Swedish Online Gaming License

Operator receives license just in time for January 1 launch, making it the seventh online poker room or network now expected to launch in the re-regulated market.


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.


TSG, parent company of PokerStars, BetStars, and Sky Bet, becomes the 19th online gambling entity to receive approval.
Stars Group Receives Swedish Online Gaming License

Both PokerStars and Full Tilt domains are among the growing list of domains authorized to offer online gaming in Sweden from January 1, 2019.


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.


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