Svenska Spel

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AB Svenska Spel
State-owned enterprise
IndustryGambling
Founded1997
HeadquartersVisby (Sweden)
Number of employees
1 657 (December, 2015)
ParentGovernment of Sweden 100%
SubsidiariesCasino Cosmopol (100%)
Websitesvenskaspel.se

Svenska Spel ("Swedish Games") 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.

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

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