Swedish Tabloid To Defy Court Ruling On Gambling Advertising

Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet has said it intends to publish an advertisement for Maltese gambling company Expekt, despite a court ruling on Thursday authorizing stiff penalties if it goes ahead.

According to the report on Sweden’s English language news website The Local, officials at Sweden's Gaming Board (Lotteriinspektionen) - which regulates gambling in the Scandinavian country – were left fuming at Aftonbladet's defiance.

"I would call this contempt of court, pure and simple," said the board's chief legal advisor, Håkan Hallstedt.

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