Spelinspektionen publishes Q3 market performance report
The Spelinspektionen’s newest financial report detailed the performance of licensed gambling firms in Sweden over the past quarter.
The regulator’s latest report highlighted a headline revenue figure of 6.73 billion kronor, which is around 575 million euros and represented a 1% decrease from the Swedish gambling market’s revenue of 6.77 billion kronor recorded in the third quarter of last year.
Breaking down the figures by the country’s various gambling verticals and niches, the market’s commercial iGaming operators generated the most revenue in the three-month period at 4.25 billion kronor, however, this represented a slight decrease from last year’s revenue of 4.31 billion kronor. State-run lottery and slot terminal operations were up next, generating 1.4 billion kronor in revenue, down slightly from last year’s revenue of 1.402 billion kronor.
While most of the Swedish market’s operators were experiencing stagnant revenue growth, Swedish commercial retail companies experienced a 30% revenue increase, generating 81 million kronor, up from last year’s revenue of 62 million kronor.
Lastly, the Spelinspektionen also reported the number of people who had signed up for the country’s gambling self-exclusion initiative, Spelpaus, which had grown in the third quarter of the year by 4% to approximately 99 thousand gamblers.