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The Spelkortet customer card gives customers better control

In autumn 2014, a decision was taken to implement mandatory ­registration of all games excluding paper lottery tickets and games at Casino Cosmopol. This decision is fully in line with Svenska Spel’s mandate to provide responsible and safe gaming.

Eurojackpot launch

At the start of 2013, Eurojackpot was launched – an international number game with a rapidly growing jackpot that can total as much as EUR 90 million.

SEK 50 million to youth sports

Annually, Svenska Spel’s customers ­distribute SEK 50 million to their favourite associations around the country in ­various sports. All of the funds go to youth sports.

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Anti-corruption partnership

The Swedish Sports Confederation and Svenska Spel have started a partnership to strengthen preventive measures in order to counter manipulation of sports results and match fixing. The first step was the joint funding of a position at the Swedish Sports Confederation to coordinate efforts.

Professorial chair in gambling addiction

Svenska Spel has decided to fund a ­professorial chair in research into gambling addiction. This will be Sweden’s first ­professorship in this field. The position is expected to be filled in 2014.

Svenska Spel helps football clubs to contribute to society

Svenska Spel’s Football Fund attracted 29 clubs to apply for funds. Clubs in the All­svenskan (first division in Swedish football), Dam­allsvenskan (first division in women’s football in Sweden) and Superettan (second division in Swedish football) were able to apply for funds for various social projects. In total, SEK 1.3 million was distributed by Svenska Spel’s Football Fund to various ­associations.

Higher payout percentage on Oddset

Customers’ demands for a higher payout percentage on Oddset became a reality in autumn 2013. A strong sports games offering with a wider range and more forms of gaming is in line with Svenska Spel’s mandate to offer attractive games.

Bonuses and discounts removed

Bonuses and discounts are no longer part of the company’s customer offering. The company does not want to encourage increased gaming which, by extension, could lead to an increase in problem gaming.