Svenska Spel CEO Patrik Hofbauer has spoken in support of operators showing greater transparency when reporting on revenues gained from harmful gambling.
The Swedish operator held a digital seminar with industry experts discussing the issue, where Kindred – whose chief executive Henrik Tjärnström also took part – was used as an example of how an operator can openly report its problem gambling revenue.
Kindred revealed in February that 4% of its gross winnings came from high risk players in the last financial quarter.
Hofbauer said: “We think that Kindred’s initiative is great, as comparability is critical for credibility.”
Hofbauer added that with different possible systems of measurement of what can be considered harmful gambling, a nationwide system would provide more conssitency
“I think we have great conditions to create a common model here in Sweden that could also be used by other countries. The Swedish gaming companies have driven the digital development of the gaming indu..