Sweden Gembling Operators Massively Join The Petition Against Tightening Rules
Heads of another seven licensee companies of the swedish gambling market joined the pettion initiated by the branscheforenigen industry association for onlinespel (bos). Signators oppose the tightening of the rules of the industry.
The initiative belongs to the minister of health and social affairs ardalan shekarabi.
The creation of a petition was initiated by an open letter to the minister, which contained a warning that the tightening of the rules of work of gembling operators may contribute to the mass transition of the shadow segment participants.
The first five signs of the pont lindavles of betsson (pont lindavl), kindred group (henrik trichnstrem), leovegas (gustav hugman), netent (teres hillman) and william hill (ulric bergson). Currently, the petition has been signed by seven more managers of gambling companies.
Lahsen merzug, director general of the recently renamed comeon group; henrik anderson from suprnation; thomas beckman from hero gaming, alexander stevendal from videolots signed the petition of the association. It seems that daniel lidberg was also joined to them, shelley shutad hadad (casumo) and anthony verkman (betway).
The author of the consulting company copenhagen economics, based on which it turned out that after the introduction of restrictions, the involvement of customers for the licensees of the market will be undermined.
Among the limitations initiated by the swedish government – introduction of a deposit limit, restriction of the right to providing bonuses and revision of rtp. According to preliminary data, new restrictions will be introduced on june 1 and will be valid until the end of this year. By may 7, the consulting period will last, during which all intereted parties can comment and wishes regarding the current situation. Read more about restrictions in our separate material.
General director of the sectoral association gustav hoffstetedt said that 12 managers who signed petitions are approximately half of the swedish gambling market. The specialist also stressedd that to protect the minister must be abandoned by plans to tighten the working conditions of the industry.
The head of the association also called on all operators of the swedish market to join the signing of the ther members of the bos or not.
Recall that the european association of gambling and rates supported the licensees of the swedish marketies to tighten the rules of the industry. More about this in the material.