Sweden's gaming regulator Spelinspektionen has found three operators guilty of operating without the appropriate licence and ordered them to leave the market.
Cerberlot NV, Digi Markets NV and Prism Marketing Limited have all been suspended with immediate effect.
Cerberlot, which operated fortuneclock.com and Prism Marketing Limited, which ran the Goldenaxecasino brands, have both been found guilty of directing their marketing to Swedish customers directly. Digi Markets, which operated spinmillion13.com, was found to be doing the same through affiliates.
All three sites were found to be in violation of sections 2, and 3 of the Swedish Gaming Act. Section 2 concerns directing games towards the Swedish market, while section 3 addresses needing the proper license to provide games – unless given special dispensation by the law.
Speaking about the three websites, Spelinspektionen representative Robert Larsson said: “The Swedish Gaming Inspectorate considers with regard to consum..