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AB Svenska Spel
Administrazione Autonoma Dei Monopoli Di Stato
(Lotterie Nazionali)

Address: Norra Hansegatan 17 Visby S-62180 Sturegatan 11 S-172 31 Sundbyberg S-106 10 Stockholm, Sweden
E-mail Address:
Phone: 46.498.263 500
Fax: 46.498.263 630
Population: 8.9 million
CEO: Patrik Hofbauer
Year Lottery Founded: April 1997
Sales FY 2014:
Sales FY 2015:
SEK7.781 billion
SEK 7.780 billion
Number of Employees: 1655
# Points of Sale (POS): 7,050
On-line Vendor: Sagem
Online Terminals Vendor: Morpho
Instant Ticket Vendor: PollardBanknote
Games Offered: Instants Draw lotteries Add-on games Sports bets Lotto Keno Other lottery products Video lottery terminals, Internet games, poker and bingo, Bingohalls
Proceeds: National treasury
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Background Information

Sweden's two largest lottery organisations, AB Tipstjanst and Svenska Penninglotteriet merged in January 1997.
The new organisation changed its name to AB Svenska Spel in April 1997.

Svenska Spel is the largest gaming company in Sweden with a market share of 54% and an annual turnover for 2004 of SEK 20,2 billion (EUR 2,4 billion).
Svenska Spel conducts business through its parent company, AB Svenska Spel, and its subsidiaries Casino Cosmopol AB, CC Casino Restaurang AB and Svenska Spel Fastighets AB. Svenska Spel is wholly owned by the Swedish State. The average number of employees (2004) was 1361 for the entire group.
Svenska Spel has its headquarter on the island of Gotland, situated in the Baltic Sea. Svenska Spel’s mainland office is situated in Sundbyberg, a suburb of Stockholm.

News Archive
July 5, 2021 Svenska Spel Announces Casino Cosmopol Will Reopen Again on July 7 in Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm
November 16, 2020 Svenska Spel Joining LEIA
November 16, 2020 Swedish Youth Sports Will Receive a Total of SEK 45,410,631 Through Svenska Spel's Youth Initiative Gräsroten
November 9, 2020 Svenska Spel and the Swedish Sports Confederation Sign a New Agreement That Will Deliver SEK42 Million for Swedish Sports
November 28, 2019 Svenska Spel CEO Calls for Ban on Shadow Gaming Companies Betting on Lottery Results
November 28, 2019 Svenska Spel's Tool for Identifying and Communicating with Risk Players, is Spreading Internationally; Switzerland is Fourth Country to Adopt Playscan Tool
November 13, 2019 Svenska Spel Distributes Over 50 Million SEK to Grassroots Sport in Sweden
October 21, 2019 Svenska Spel Sport & Casino's Agents Become Digital - Now Spela Together is Also Being Launched in Stores
October 8, 2019 Petra Blixt Named New Head of Sales and Marketing at Svenska Spel Sport & Casino
October 8, 2019 New Insights on Gambling Addiction and Gaming Responsibility on Svenska Spel's Research Day
August 27, 2019 Information Meeting September 17, for Gaming Companies with Swedish License for Online Gaming
August 22, 2019 Spelinspektionen Report Swedish Gaming Market Recorded Sales of SEK 6.4 Billion During the Second Quarter of 2019
July 19, 2019 Continued Digital Growth for Svenska Spel
July 5, 2019 Svenska Spel Supports Gambling Addiction Research - Projects Can Share SEK 5 Million
July 1, 2019 Svenska Spel New Main Sponsor of the Swedish Olympic Committee
June 19, 2019 Svenska Spel Supports the Application to Arrange Winter Olympics and Paralympics 2026
April 12, 2019 Svenska Spel Ranks Best on Sustainability in the Gaming Industry
April 8, 2019 Svenska Spel Stops Online Casino Advertising
March 8, 2019 Svenska Spel CEO: Focus on the Problems Where They Actually Exist
March 2, 2019 We Want To Market Our Products: CEO Svenska Spel
February 6, 2019 Svenska Spel 4Q Driven by Continued High Growth for Online and Sports Betting
January 21, 2019 Svenska Spel and the Swedish Ice Hockey Association Extend Their Cooperation

News Archive for CY2018
November 22, 2018 Svenska Spel and KIT Make Movies to Increase Knowledge About Match Fixation
September 12, 2018 Scarlett Roa, New Sustainability Manager for Svenska Spel
July 19, 2018 Svenska Spel Report Continued High Growth in Mobile Phone Sales
July 4, 2018 Evolution to Partner with Svenska Spel in New Swedish Gambling Market
June 29, 2018 Unibet to Replace Svenska Spel as Lead Sponsor of the Swedish Top Tiers in €100m Deal
June 26, 2018 Patrik Hofbauer New CEO of Svenska Spel
April 29, 2018 Svenska Spel Sign Sponsorship Deal with the Swedish eSports Federation
April 25, 2018 Svenska Spel's Retiring CEO Expresses Confidence in the Future at Annual General Meeting
April 25, 2018 Svenska Spel 1Q Characterized by Continued High Mobile Growth
March 16, 2018 Sweden’s Moderate Party Wants State to Divest Its Self of Gambling Monopoly Svenska Spel
February 23, 2018 Lotteriinspektionen Report Some Slowdown in Growth Rate for the Sweden’s Gaming Market in 2017
February 19, 2018 Swedish Gambling Authority is Making Preparations for a Transition to a Licensed Market
February 6, 2018 2017Svenska Spel Net Gaming Revenue is Slightly Lower than the Previous Year
January 26, 2018 Svenska Spel CEO Resigns
January 22, 2017 The Swedish Government Issues Proposal for a New Tax on Gambling and Other Regulations of the Gambling Market in Sweden
January 11, 2017 Sporting Solutions Announce Pricing Partnership with Svenska Spel

News Archive for CY2017
November 10, 2017 Svenska Spel Launch New Sports Game, Oddset Challenge 
February 23, 2017 The majority of the Money Invested on Sports Betting in Sweden Goes to Foreign-Controlled Gaming Companies
January 31, 2017 Svenska Spel Report Continued Strong Growth in Sales via Mobile
January 19, 2017 Community Entertainment Announce Sweden's Largest Gaming Company, Svenska Spel, New License Customer
January 18, 2017 IGT Wins Seven-Year Contract to Provide Video Lottery Terminals, Central System, Site Controllers, Games and Operational Services to Svenska Spel in Sweden

News Archive for CY2016
November 11, 2016 Lotteriinspektionen Report the Swedish Gaming Market is Growing Steadily
November 10, 2016 Fewer Swedes Play, But for More Money
November 4, 2016 Tax on Online Gambling Should be Less Than 20% in Sweden
October 26, 2016 Svenska Spel Report Continued Growth in Mobile Sales
October 21, 2016 Svenska Spel Seeks Government Assistance to Compete with Competitors on Level Playing Field
October 19, 2016 Swedish Lottery Operator Svenska Spel Selects Safran Identity & Security’s ELITE for the Renewal of its Lottery Terminals
October 14, 2016 New Study: A Gambling Tax in Sweden Above 20 Percent Can Lead to Poor Control and Lower Tax-Revenues
September 21, 2016 Two New Members Elected to Svenska Spel Board
August 31, 2016 Strong First Half for the Swedish Gaming Market
July 21, 2016 Svenska Spel Continued Strong Market Position Despite Tough Competition in 1H
June 1, 2016 IGT Announce Extension with Svenska Spel to Provide INTELLIGEN™ Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) Central System Until 2019
June 1, 2016 Svenska Spel United Nations Global Compact
May 17, 2016 Strong First Quarter for the Swedish Gambling Market
April 22, 2016 Svenska Spel Chairman Stepping Down
February 10, 2016 Svenska Spel Report Growth in Revenues, Earnings and Operating Margin


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