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.
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Re-regulation of the gambling market – licence system to be introduced
The Government today adopted the Bill ‘A re-regulated gambling market’. The proposal will mean introducing a new gambling act and a licence system.Re-regulation of the gambling market – licence system to be introduced
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.Government proposes new gambling act and new gambling tax act
The Government has appointed Camilla Rosenberg as Director-General and head of the Swedish Gambling AuthorityThe Government has appointed Camilla Rosenberg as Director-General and head of the Swedish Gambling Authority
AB Svenska spel (Svenska spel)
Svenska Spel was established in 1997 after a merger between AB Tipstjänst and Svenska Penninglotteriet AB. The company has a state mandate to arrange gaming and lotteries on licence from the Government, and in a socially responsible manner.AB Svenska spel (Svenska spel)
Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten)
The Public Health Agency of Sweden has a national responsibility for public health issues. The agency promotes good public health by building and disseminating knowledge, to health care and others responsible for infectious disease control and public health.Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten)