Gambling taxes and barriers in Sweden
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Taxes Taxes on lotteries are established in the Law on Tax loteries.990 The rate applied is 36% of the sum remaining after gains deducted from the total of paris (Art. 1b). Taxes on roulette tables are determined based on the … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Sweden
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In Sweden the betting and gaming industries are well developed. A greater proportion of Swedes than any other nation participate in gambling in its various forms. Typically 85% of the Swedish population participated in the betting and gaming industries in … Read More

Gambling in Sweden
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The market for gambling in Sweden is essentially governed by two laws: the Law on Lotteries 1994 (Lotterilag 1994: 1000) and the Act of 1999 casinos (Kasinolag 1999: 355). This regulation focuses on a fundamental guiding principle: the profits to … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in SWEDEN
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering, crime Lotteries Act (1994:1000) Casino Act (1999:355) Judgement of the Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden, 26 October 2004 (n°5819-01) «The main aims … Read More

Sweden Translation Style Guide
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Full name: Kingdom of Sweden. Call the country’s main administrative/regional units (län) ‘counties’ in English. Official language: Swedish. Geography Cities Note Gothenburg for Göteborg. However, the Swedish form should be used in some EU-specific contexts, e.g. the Göteborg summit/process. Regions … Read More

Chicago poker
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The poker game called Chicago is one of the most popular card games in Sweden today. Relying on the keeping of score instead of the placing of bets, it is suitable even for environments such as schools, where gambling is … Read More