Apple Gets Gambling Apps Back in Sweden

Sweden 2Swedish operator association Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS) has confirmed that Apple is to reinstate gambling applications for a number of major operators to the country’s App Store.

As reported by iGaming Business, technology giant Apple in March removed the apps due to complaints from the Lotteriinspektionen national regulatory body.

The regulator advised Apple that unlicensed operators were targeting players in Sweden.

However, an intervention from the BOS will now enable Apple to reinstate the apps for players in the country to access.

The BOS said it sent Apple a letter explaining that the apps were not in breach of Swedish law as was previously understood by the company.

Gustaf Hoffstedt, secretary general of BOS said: “It is with great satisfaction we can now put this sad history behind us.

“Sweden may not discriminate against foreign companies. It has been confirmed repeatedly by both Swedish law and European Union law.

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