Svenska Spel

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AB Svenska Spel
State-owned enterprise
Industry Gambling
Founded 1997
Headquarters Visby (Sweden)
Number of employees
1 657 (December, 2015)
Parent Government of Sweden 100%
Subsidiaries Casino Cosmopol (100%)

Svenska Spel ("Swedish Games"; "spel" also means "gambling") is a state-owned company operating in the regulated gambling market in Sweden. The company was founded in 1997 by the merger of the two state companies, Penninglotteriet ("The money lottery") and Tipstjänst ("Tip service").[1] The headquarters is located in Visby, Sweden. It conducts sales through approximately 6,700 agents, 2,000 restaurants, pubs and bingo halls as well as via the Internet. Through its subsidiary Cosmopol Casino it operates four casinos in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Sundsvall.

Svenska Spel’s mandate is based on protecting the customer. The mandate is to deliver attractive games in a responsible manner. Svenska Spel includes well-known brands, such as Lotto, Triss, Stryktipset, Oddset, Vegas and Casino Cosmopol. Svenska Spel’s vision is that gaming is for everyone’s enjoyment. The company works actively to counter gaming problems through information and concrete tools for customers to allow them to control their gaming habits.

The surplus from the company’s operations is paid directly to the Public Treasury.


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