Gambling policy

Gambling policy is about preventing gambling addiction and creating a sound and secure gambling market in which social protection interests are safeguarded by the demand for gambling being satisfied in a controlled fashion.

Responsible for gambling policy

Responsible ministers

Ardalan Shekarabi
Ardalan Shekarabi Minister for Public Administration
Anníka Strandhäll
Annika Strandhäll Minister for Health and Social Affairs

Responsible ministries

News about gambling policy

  • Government proposes new gambling act and new gambling tax act

    The Government decided today to refer the proposal, ‘A re-regulated gambling market’, the Council on Legislation. A new gambling act and a new gambling tax act have been proposed. The new regulations will be designed as a licence system. It is proposed that the regulations enter into force on 1 January 2019.

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