Wednesday March 4,2015 : SWEDISH iOS APP STORE TAKES DOWN GAMBLING APPS
On request of Swedish Gambling Authority.
According to various media reports, the Swedish iOS App Store has temporarily removed a series of gambling apps at the request of Swedish gambling authority Lotteriinspektionen.
Some 40 apps have been affected SVD.se reports with big names including Bet365 and Unibet.
“Just because you cannot download an app doesn’t mean you cannot play,” Peter Alling, director of community relations at Unibet told SVD emphasising that the withdrawal only affects new customers and does not affect gaming companies’ other channels.