Four of Sweden’s largest gaming companies have joined forces to launch a new website offering information, research, statistics and insight into the nation’s gambling market, called Fakta om spel (“Facts about Gaming”).
Sweden’s online gaming association, Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS), said the aim of the site is to gather facts and statistics about the licensed gaming market in Sweden in an accessible way, in order to encourage a more fact-based debate on the subject.
The portal has been launched in association with BOS, and is backed by operators Betsson Group, LeoVegas, William Hill and Kindred Group.
BOS said that knowledge of the Swedish gaming market is generally low, and that there are often “misconceptions” about how it is regulated, what its licensing requirements are and how the market develops.
Fakta om spel therefore aims to provide independent information on the market, including what its operators’ duty of care entails, recent statistics on taxes and marketin..