Due to the reregulation of the Swedish gambling market and the new license system the Swedish Gambling Authority invited stakeholders to a briefing Tuesday November 6th in Stockholm.
A license holder must ensure that it’s gaming systems, business systems, routines, RNG and physical lotteries are evaluated by an accredited organ, Chapter 16, Section 3 of the Gambling Act (2018:1138).
The Gambling Authority informed on the regulations and general advice (LIFS 2018:8) on technical requirements and accreditation of bodies for inspection, testing and certification of gaming operations and its’ guidelines.
Magnus Pedersen from Swedac, the national accreditation body in Sweden accredits laboratories, describe how the accreditation system is built up with laboratories, inspection bodies and certification bodies to create the basis for the application when the gambling company applies for license. Which enables the gambling companies to demonstrate that they meet the technical requirements.
This briefing was held in English.
Regulations and guidelines
- LIFS 2018:8/SMFS 2018:8 The Swedish Gambling Authority’s regulations and general advice on technical requirements and accreditation of bodies for inspection, testing and certification of gambling service providers.pdf
- English Guidelines to LIFS 2018:8/SMFS 2018:8.pdf
Powerpoints shown at the briefing
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