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Sweden – Svenska Spel decides to permanently close Casino Cosmopol in Sundsvall

Swedish casino operator Svenska Spel has decided to permanently close its casino in Sundsvall with 68 employees being affected by the decision. Casino Cosmopol in Sundsvall has struggled with profitability for many years and the visitor curve has steadily pointed downwards over the past ten years. There is now a lack of sufficient customer base…

Sweden – Casino Cosmopol praised for its work during start of pandemic

Swedish casino operator Casino Cosmopol has been praised for its work having remained operational longer than most casinos during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic with its ‘Corona Chat’ being hailed a ‘game changer.’ The casino’s decision making during the start of the pandemic has been analysed by UNLV gaming researchers in Las Vegas who…

Sweden – Casino Cosmopol to retrain staff as health care workers

Swedish operator Svenska Spel is to help furloughed staff at its four Casino Cosmopol venues to retrain as healthcare workers to find work during the coronavirus pandemic. The operator is partnering with Skill Shift Initiative (Beredskapslyftet) to offer 20 guaranteed places for Casino Cosmopol employees to undertake intensive carer training and then be offered temporary…

Sweden – Revenues fall for Svenska Spel as consumer protection increases

Net gaming revenues for Swedish state-owned Svenska Spel fell by two per cent in the second quarter coming in at SEK2,039m although online grew by 14 per cent, with mobile increase sing by 21 per cent. The company’s four land-based casinos under the Casino Cosmopol brand saw revenue fall by 12 per cent whilst the…

Sweden – ICM supplies StylGame chairs for Casino Cosmopol new VIP section

Casino Cosmopol in Stockholm has upgraded its casino floor with a VIP-section with the seating for the new area being provided by Swedish casino distributor company ICM Casino management AB (ICM) and manufactured by Italian chair manufacturer StylGame. Casino Cosmopol was formed in 1999 as subsidiary company to Sweden’s state-owned gambling entity Svenska Spel. Headquartered…

Sweden – Casino Cosmopol certifies according to ECA Responsible Gambling standard

Casino Cosmopol from Sweden has achieved certification according to the ECA Responsible Gambling Framework after an independent audit conducted by the Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4). This shows the state-owned company is acting in line with the latest standards in Responsible Gambling for the licensed land-based casinos industry that were updated by the ECA at…

Sweden – Cosmopol appeals fine due to ‘absence of clear regulations’

Sweden’s state-owned casino group Casino Cosmopol has appealed against a fine issued by Swedish regulator Lotteriinspektionen for breaching money laundering laws. Regulator Lotteriinspektionen fined Cosmopol SEK8m (€780,200) for what it called ‘serious shortcomings’ but executives at the casino operator have since claimed it was unfair to penalise financially whilst no clear regulation was in place…

Sweden – Casino Cosmopol fined for breaching money laundering laws

Sweden’s state-owned casino operator Casino Cosmopol has been fined SEK8m (€780,200) by national regulator Lotteriinspektionen for what it called ‘serious shortcomings’ regarding laws on money laundering. In its ruling, Lotteriinspektionen said Casino Cosmopol, who operates four casinos in Sweden, could have been used for money laundering activities over a period of seven months from January…

Sweden – Konami’s Concerto slots debut in Sweden at Casino Cosmopol

Konami Gaming announced the arrival of its new Concerto video slot machines at Sweden’s Casino Cosmopol. Sweden’s state-owned gaming entity Casino Cosmopol operates four casino properties, of which its Stockholm and Göteborg locations now feature Konami’s Concerto. The agreement was acquired earlier this year through Konami’s exclusive distributor for the region, ICM Casino Management AB…