Swedish Games Corp. has become the first government-owned gaming company to launch a poker site. The site was developed by Boss Media and was launched on March 30.
There are about 140 World Lottery Association (WLA) government-owned licensed gaming companies and Svenska Spel is a pioneer among WLA operators in online gaming.
Johan Berg, president of Boss Media, said: 'There are more companies starting blocks and they're aware of our role to develop this poker site and how important it is that the system supplier is the right one.'
Svenska Spel received approval from the government to be the first Swedish gaming company in November 2005, and preparatory work was undertaken at full speed to create a world-class poker site in terms of entertainment and gaming responsibility.