Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has been awarded a full licence as a gambling software provider for its award winning platform in Sweden by the Swedish Gaming Authority, Spelinspektionen.
The announcement follows recent changes in the local regulatory framework due to come into effect on 01 July 2023, that requires all B2B software providers operating in the Swedish market to licence their technology in accordance with the updated legislation.
GiG continues to enjoy a strong connection with the region, being listed on NASDAQ Stockholm and having been present in the Swedish regulated market ever since the market launched as a leading platform provider powering Suprnation, Lucky Days and Betsson’s Zecure brands, amongst its partners in the Sweden.
As a leading platform and sportsbook provider, the licence helps affirm GiG’s commitment to expansion in regulated markets globally, with licences in over 29 complex regulated markets worldwide, and a further 8 on the way.
Sweden is one of the most lucrative markets in Europe for online gambling, with an estimated revenue of around €1.5 billion in 2022, representing an annual growth of 6% from the previous year, driven by expansion in the online casino and sports betting verticals.
Claudio Caruana, General Counsel for GiG says; “As regulators continue to build more robust requirements on industry suppliers and operators, we will continue to dedicate our resources to ensuring that the development of our technology and procedures places us at the forefront on matters of compliance.”
Marcel Elfersy, Chief Commercial Officer at GiG added; “We have been an active presence in Sweden for many years, with the company having its origins in the region, and we have a deep understanding of the needs of operators in the local market. Our platform and sportsbook are well suited to the increasingly complex regulatory environments there and we look forward to continuing to help power sustainable growth in Sweden with our depth of experience, leading software and dedicated, localised service.”
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About Gaming Innovation Group (GiG)
Gaming Innovation Group is a leading iGaming technology company, providing solutions, products and services to iGaming Operators. Founded in 2012, Gaming Innovation Group’s vision is ‘To be the industry-leading platform, sportsbook and media provider delivering world-class solutions to our iGaming partners and their customers. GiG’s mission is to drive sustainable growth and profitability of our partners through product innovation, scalable technology and quality of service. Gaming Innovation Group operates out of Malta and is dual-listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GIG and on Nasdaq Stockholm under the ticker symbol GIGSEK. www.gig.com