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Svenska Spel makes advanced payment to grassroots sport scheme

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Swedish gambling operator Svenska Spel has confirmed that it will make an advanced payment of SEK 20 million to its grassroots sports initiatives following a number of concerns over COVID-19. Svenska Spel’s Gräsroten initiative has been running over seven years, and usually distributes funds to the grassroots initiatives in November of each year. The payment will now be divided into …

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Svenska Spel rolls out match-fixing education programme across football clubs

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has strengthened its commitment to tackling match-fixing by rolling out a new digital education initiative across 2,328 football clubs. The aim of the initiative is to offer both athletes and football associations a greater understanding of the risks associated with match-fixing. The scheme, which includes information on spotting signs of problem gambling, has been …

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Svenska Spel backs grassroots sports with SEK50m donation

Svenska Spel

Swedish gambling operator Svenska Spel has continued its commitment to youth sports across Sweden after donating more than SEK50m (£4m) as part of its Gräsroten initiative.  The donation marks the seventh consecutive year that the operator has supported grassroots sports across the country, with football having received the most money. In total, over half a million Swedes have distributed the …

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