Tag Archives: Sweden

Svenska joy as Ventura holds no Russia aces for the Azzurri!

Russia 2018 kicks off in 211 days, but the tournament has already caused a major upset after it was confirmed that four time World Champions Italy, would miss out on a World Cup for the first time since 1958. In a heartbreaking international swansong for the legendary Gianluigi Buffon, despite deploying the attacking prowess of Andrea Belotti, Ciro Immobile and …

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‘Fighting Finn’ launches casino affiliate website

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A former National Hockey League (NHL) enforcer has announced plans to launch a new casino affiliate website. Sami Helenius, formerly of Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars and Chicago Blackhawks, is to target Swedish casino enthusiasts with ‘Kasino Curt.’ Speaking about the aims of his new project, Helenius said:  “When it comes to online gambling, Sweden is a …

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Riku Jokela – LeoVegas – A World Cup winning strategy

For betting operators, the countdown to next Summer’s showpiece event, the World Cup in Russia is well and truly underway. The 2014 tournament in Brazil saw a 750% increase in mobile bets compared to the World Cup in South Africa four years previous. Therefore, for LeoVegas, an operator that takes pride in its efficient and engaging mobile service, the World Cup …

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Deeper Pool…Cherry AB migrates onto Stockholm Nasdaq

The governance of industry games and software supplier Cherry AB has this morning informed that it has gained ‘listings approval’ to migrate its corporate shareholding onto the Stockholm Nasdaq. Cherry AB now awaits its final review by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, before it can officially become a Stockholm Nasdaq-listed enterprise. The firm has detailed to investors that it expects …

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Scout Gaming appoints Johan Öhman as Director of Excellence

European daily fantasy sports (DFS) solutions provider Scout Gaming has confirmed the appointment of former NetEnt Chief Executive Johan Öhman as its new Director of Business Excellence. A seasoned industry executive, Öhman served as Chief Executive of leading industry games developer NetEnt from 2006 to 2011, guiding the enterprise through its initial public offering on the Stockholm Nasdaq in 2009. …

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Velo Partners invests in Foxium ‘full-service’ games studio

Industry venture capital firm Velo Partners has confirmed that it has invested in new ‘full-service’ games development studio Foxium. The investment will see the Foxium management team join the RNG Foundry, an industry-specific accelerator launched by Velo Partners seeking to bring innovation and new operational disciplines to market. Ashley Sandyford-Sykes, Programme Director at RNG Foundry: “Foxium has all the ingredients …

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Interwetten goes live in Sweden

Issuing a market update, European online betting firm Interwetten Sports has announced that it has launched a Swedish language version of flagship portal Interwetten.com One of the oldest online sportsbooks, Interwetten makes its new market play as the Swedish government redrafts its national gambling policy, with a view to regulating its online market for international operators. Having researched the market, …

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Enteractive appoints former Cherry CEO Fredrik Burvall as corporate advisor

Industry retention and customer loyalty solutions provider Enteractive has confirmed the appointment of former Cherry Group CEO Fredrik Burvall to its Board of Directors. Burvall joins Enteractive’s corporate advisory having stepped down as CEO of industry games and systems developer Cherry Group last January following ten-years’ service as a leadership executive. Enteractive CEO Mikael Hansson commented on the board appointment: …

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Catena Media migrates to Stockholm Nasdaq market

Updating the market, industry affiliate marketing and player acquisition firm Catena Media has informed that it has been approved for the listing of its shares on the Stockholm Nasdaq main market. The company now awaits final approval from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to complete its full listings migration from Nasdaq North Premier to the larger Stockholm Nasdaq. Catena governance …

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Fast growth Cherry AB hits new revenue & profitability heights this H1 2017

Updating the market on its H1 2017 interim results, the governance of Stockholm-listed online gambling group Cherry AB is confident of hitting its full-year targets and corporate expectations, following a strong opening six months of trade. An enlarged Cherry would report H1 2017 group revenues of SEK 1 billion (€106 million), up 192% on like-for-like 2016’s SEK 370 million. Aided …

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