Swedes spent almost €600 million on gambling per quarter
According to the statistical report of the Swedish gaming authority Spelinspektionen, in the third quarter of this year, the inhabitants of the country spent on gambling SEK 6 billion (€586.9 million). Compared to last year, this figure increased by 1.3%.
Despite Sweden's tough fight against illegal gambling establishments, according to British Research, the Swedes spent from 627 to 740 million on offshore operators during the reporting period Swedish kronor (about €72.3 million).
In addition, the regulator noted a significant increase in gambling addicts. Thus, as part of the Spelpaus exclusion program, 56,000 players were banned from visiting casinos at the beginning of the third quarter. But by mid-November, this figure had risen to 58,000 people.
Recall that in Russiamay appeara unified regulator of the gambling sector.