Q2 2023: Sweden’s licensed market reports 1% turnover decline to SEK6.7bn
Commercial online gambling, which includes online casino and sports betting, provided 62% of overall Q2 2023 turnover at SEK4.18bn (€351m).
State lottery and slot games was the next biggest contributor at SEK1.40bn (€117m) following an annual decline of 1.6%.
At the end Q2 2023, approximately 95,000 people were prohibited from gambling via the country’s self-exclusion register Spelpaus.se.
This marks an increase of 1.4% compared to the previous quarter, while year-on-year data was not provided.
The Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) continuously collects and analyses data to monitor trends in the gaming area, including on turnover for public benefit purposes.
The regulator defines turnover as player stakes minus pay outs. Quarterly turnover figures are also based on tax data from the Swedish Tax Agency.