Swedish regulator Håkan Hallstedt unexpectedly quits

Liberalisation advocate Hallstedt to stand down six months before end of term but will deliver investigation report

Sweden’s regulatory chief Håkan Hallstedt has resigned from his position, EGR Intel has learned, potentially dealing a blow to hopes that Sweden could be ready to embrace a fully-liberalised online gambling market. Hallstead, who was appointed to the position of general director of the Swedish Gambling Authority in 2008, had been due to stand down…

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