|The Swedish Parliament has voted in favor of allowing the following I-gambling activities: lotteries, bingo, and casino games. The Swedish National Lottery, the horse racing organization AB Trav och Galopp, and non-profit charity organizations as well will be able to go online. National lottery tickets will be on sale online from August. |
The UK is the only other European country to permit Internet gaming, so far. The Swedish now following is seen by industry observers as a sign that gaming operators will overcome their reluctane to prepare to come online, for now it looks as if the politicians in other European countries will make I-gambling legal.