Betsson Sweden Fined €1.9m Over 7-Eleven Voucher Sales

  • Betsson sold vouchers through unregistered agents
  • Mastercard debit card violated one-time bonus rules
  • Bethard sports betting penalty reduced after appeal

UPDATE: This story has been updated with additional comment from Betsson.

The Swedish Gambling Authority has penalised Betsson Nordic SEK20m (€1.9m) for improperly using 7-Eleven staff to sell gambling vouchers and for offering a Mastercard debit card that violated rules on one-time bonuses.

On Wednesday, the SGA (Spelinspektionen) fined and warned the Betsson unit for using staff at 7-Eleven and Pressbyrån convenience store chains as unregistered agents to sell vouchers for gambling.

To continue reading please log in or request a demo to speak to a member of the team.

Request a Trial

Click here to request a trial