The local gambling regulator said that gaming activities in Sweden must be assessed by an accredited body by July 1.
Sweden.- Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s gambling regulator, has released a statement on its website in which it says that all gaming activities must be assessed by an accredited body by July 1 at the latest.
“By 1 July 2019, a Swedish licensee’s gaming activity shall be assessed by a body that has been accredited for the task, in accordance with Chapter 16. Section 3 of the Game Act (2018: 1138),” says the regulator.
The accredited body must submit a certificate to Spelinspektionen, which confirms that the assessment procedure of the licensee’s gaming system has been completed. It also must confirm, no later than July 1, that the requirements are fulfilled in accordance with Chapter 16.1 and 3 go the current Gaming Act.
“Spelinspektionen that operators under the Gaming Act and covered by our regulations and general advice on technical requirements… shall come to the latest by July 1, 2019, with the certificate from the accredited body proving that the assessment procedure has been completed and the requirements that follow from chapter 16. Sections 1 and 3 of the Game Act (2018: 1138) are fulfilled.”
The regulator added that according to certain provisions, the license of the operator could be revoked in the event that the documents they need to be presented don’t meet the specified time.