Tag Archives: Sweden

Svenska Spel appoints Scarlett Roa as sustainability lead for revamped Swedish gambling market

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has confirmed the appointment of Scarlett Roa as new Sustainability Manager. Roa joins Svenska Spel’s management from Stockholm communication and brand management agency Authority AB, where she served as Deputy Operations Officer. A seasoned executive in corporate communications and stakeholder management, Roa will lead Svenska Spel’s sustainability and responsible gambling initiatives and planning. Furthermore, Roa …

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MRG recruits telecoms pro Niklas Grawé to lead upcoming esports venture

Stockholm-listed online gambling group MRG (formerly Mr Green & Co) has confirmed the appointment of Niklas Grawé as Chief Executive of its upcoming esports entertainment joint-venture with games publisher Gamingzone. Niklas GrawéA seasoned media and telecoms executive, Grawé takes leadership of the yet to be named joint venture, and will be tasked with building a new community of esports fans focusing …

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Betsson doubles commitment to Ice Hockey sponsoring European CHL

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has doubled-up its commitment to the sport of ice hockey, becoming the official sponsor of the Champions Hockey League (CHL). Consisting of 26 pro-teams from Europe’s 6 leading ice hockey leagues, the CHL is recognised as European hockey’s biggest international tournament. Confirming the agreement, Betsson marketing detailed that the CHL sponsorship would help the …

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Betsson places ‘responsibility & social commitments’ at forefront of its landmark SHL sponsorship

Betsson AB announces its ‘biggest sports sponsorship’ to date, confirming that it has become the ‘lead sponsor and exclusive betting partner’ of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).   “Betsson is one of the leading gaming companies in the Nordics and its roots go as far back as 1963. As the main sponsor, Betsson, together with SHL, will add to the …

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Responsible gambling key to LeoVegas’ bid for Swedish licence

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Continuing its expansion strategy, LeoVegas has confirmed its submission for a new Swedish licence. The firm has outlined its looking to gain a licence that encompasses casino and sports betting in the country, which recently commenced an application process ahead of the restructuring of its national gambling laws. Group CEO Gustaf Hagman commented: “While it has been known for some time …

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Winning Post – Deals continue to be secured in the US market

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. US: post PASPA positioning – first mover advantage? It has been a very busy week of deal-making, launches and planning in the US, as well as the Q2 reporting season. The biggest …

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Rightlander elevates reach with global expansion

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Affiliate compliance tool for the iGaming industry, Rightlander has announced the expansion of its scanning capabilities to 35 new territories. Until recently, Rightlander’s main focus was on the UK market where affiliate compliance has become the responsibility of operators to police. The scanning tool visits affiliate sites from within the UK and looks for specific words, phrases, T&Cs, images and …

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Kambi hails World Cup and SCOTUS in latest interim report

Sports betting technology and software supplier Kambi Group Plc has reported a strong financial performance in the group’s Q2 2018 interim report. Year-on-year revenues have shown a 25 per cent growth for the second quarter of 2018, reaching €17.6m (15.65m) from the previous years €14.1m (£12.54m), aiding a 20 per cent H1 jump from €28.3m (£25.1m) to €34m (£30.2m). Addressing …

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LeoVegas smashes daily turnover record at Russia 2018

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A deeper player props offering, including a unique penalty shootout market, has driven LeoVegas to its highest ever daily turnover during this summer’s World Cup. The mobile-focused operator has kept its growing player base engaged with expanded player performance markets powered by Kambi, such as the number of shots on target, fouls committed, offside infringements, total sprints and pass completion. …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Kambi’s Jonathon Hurst

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Leading The World Cup’s finest into the final three is Jonathon Hurst, Kambi’s Head of Live Football, who reveals a soft spot …

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