Sweden Opens the Door to Scandinavia at Stockholm i-Gaming Forum

Published March 23, 2017 by Lee R

Sweden Opens the Door to Scandinavia at Stockholm i-Gaming Forum

This is a golden ground floor opportunity to serve an enthusiastic market.

The i-Gaming Forum couldn’t be taking place in a better place—or at a better time! 

The Event

The 9th edition April 5-6th is set to update all attending in Stockholm regarding legislative developments in the rapidly transforming Nordic region and the massive hub of Sweden.


Experts from all over the world will convene at Stockholm’s wondrous Vasateatern to discuss and debate hot industry topics such as business intelligence, business trends, innovation, legislation, politics, technology, risk & security management, eSports and more.

Key Speakers

One key speaker making new is Christen Ager-Hanssen, who will have plenty to say after his newly announced purchase of Swedish media house Metro. Other intriguing speakers include 888 Holdings’ Yariv Lavi, Thierry Pujol of esports conglomerate FDJ, and Yael Almor of the technology-rich Israel Sport Betting Board.

Looking Closely at Sweden

Day 2 is going to take a special look at Sweden, where legislators continue to work towards a new draft of iGaming legislation.    

The Impact of Legislation

The iGaming Forum will take a look at the ramifications of new legislation for national Swedish lottery Svenskaspel; new legislation’s impact on local and international operators; and the new requirements operators will have to comply with. 

Hashing it Out

With the first draft expected by March, the iGaming Forum will be the ideal place to identify the issues to be resolve them ahead of the year-end final draft due date.

Sustaining Innovation

A global industry issue the event is set to tackle is how operators can continue to innovate. With major iGaming companies merging left and right, the iGaming forum will take a hard look at what it will take for startups to survive and thrive in a sector that will continue to need fresh eyes.     

The Venue

Founded at the end of the XIX Century as the Vasa Theatre, Vasateatern was one of Stockholm’s first private theatres in Stockholm. Now located next door to the Scandic Hotel Grand Central at Vasagatan 19, the venues jointly offer top-flight accommodation, entertainment, restaurants and bars in the Stockholm City Center. 


With the large scale Swedish market ready to open, the i-Gaming forum looks to be a great chance for global iGaming professionals to get a jump on harnessing the benefits of serving the Scandinavian market. 

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