International Gembling Operators Have Been Prepared Better Than Swedish Licensees
Swedish gambling regulator continues to issue new licenses on the eve of the launch of the liberalized online gambling market.
The swedish gambling agency lotteriinspektionen, which will soon be renamed spelinspektionen, announced that four more company were provided with online gambling licenses. The total number of new licensees reached 31 on the eve of the launch of a new liberalized market from january 1, 2019.
Bayton ltd’s latest licensees, which received permission to online games for its brands jackpotcity, ruby fortune and spin casino, as well as dumarca gaming, a subsidiary of the british operator jackpotjoy group, which have been resolved for its brands vera&john and intercasino.
Genesis global ltd received permission to online gambling for nine casino brands, while enlabs ab – for six of their domains. At the end of last week, lotteriinspektionen announced that l&l europe ltd also received permission for many subsidiars.
Sweden, legalizing the online gambling market, was motivated by the desire to ensure the protection of consumers, including to soften the problem behavior in gambling. However, according to a new study, international operators who swedish professional players who swedish local authorities, are already cope with this task better than domestic.
Researchers from the university of stockholm conducted a survey among representatives of both foreign and swedish gambling operators to determine how prepared market to the standards of responsible gambling.
Ultimately, the researchers came to the conclusion as on international sites, and in swedish companies «there is not enough critical point of view when discussing responsible gambling». Companies make a bet on «conscious choice of players», considering that it is enough to just place the desired information section about the responsible gembling in itself on the site.
At the same time, the researchers determined that international gambling operators «implemented behavior tracking and monitoring players more widely than licensed companies».
Recall that the third quarter for the the swedish company svenska spel described in high level of online gambling sales, include.