LeoVegas has written to the Ministry of Finance, calling for stronger player protection as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Included in the letter, LeoVegas has urged the Ministry of Finance to demand a review of marketplace limitations with evidence revealing that every four krona wagered on online casinos is through a ‘black market companies’.
The statement said: “The re-regulation of the Swedish gaming market has led to increased state control. At the same time, gaming at unlicensed operators is a push of a button. The incentive to engage in unlicensed gambling is significant given the strict rules that are pushing the legal gaming market.
“Further restrictions on the licensed operators would push development with a higher proportion of unlicensed operators and the channeling would continue to decrease.
“There is a trade-off between channeling and regulation. Reduced channeling undermines the entire Swedish gaming legislation and the goal of