NetEnt signs contract with Svenska Spel ahead of Swedish market re-regulation
NetEnt has entered into an agreement with Svenska Spel Sport & Casino AB to provide a broad selection of its award-winning online casino games as the re-regulated gambling market in Sweden opens on January 1, 2019.
NetEnt is following industry frontrunners such as Yggdrasil in securing a partnership with Svenska Spel Sport & Casino AB.
Regulated markets form a fundamental part of NetEnt’s strategy, and after a thorough qualification process, NetEnt has been selected as online casino supplier to Svenska Spel Sport & Casino AB. The commercial launch of NetEnt’s online games with Svenska Spel is expected at the beginning of 2019.
On June 7th, 2018, the Swedish parliament, Riksdagen, approved the re-regulation of Sweden’s gambling market. The new legislation comes into force on January 1st, 2019, and NetEnt aims to be ready to operate together with its partners on the day of market opening.
Fredrik Wastenson, MD and Head of Business Unit at Svenska Spel Sport & Casino commented, “NetEnt was an obvious choice when selecting an online casino supplier ahead of our re-regulated market entry on January 1st, 2019. We are convinced that NetEnt will deliver casino games of the highest quality and become a very important partner for us.”
Henrik Fagerlund, MD NetEnt Malta Ltd. and Chief Product Officer of NetEnt remarked, “I am very pleased that Svenska Spel has selected NetEnt as supplier ahead of the Swedish market re-regulation. Svenska Spel is the most established gambling operator and the largest sponsor of sports in Sweden.”
Fagerlund concluded, “We really look forward to a close collaboration to deliver best-in-class digital casino games to Svenska Spel’s customers.”
A leading digital entertainment company, NetEnt provides high-quality gaming solutions to the top online casino operators globally. A true expert in the industry, NetEnt’s suite comprises of thrilling games made available on a cutting-edge platform.
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