Politically geared crackdown on casino operators in Sweden is risking the entire licensing system

Dr Ola Wiklund, founder of Wiklund Law, on how the Swedish restrictions will impact online casino operators versus state-controlled firms

Under the pretence of protecting players during the coronavirus pandemic, the Swedish government has proposed temporary legislation that’s designed to strengthen the market position of the state-controlled operators Svenska Spel and ATG and weaken the position of online casino operators. The proposal (under consultation until 5 June) is a crackdown on the licensed online casino…

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