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Ninja Casino unveils major marketing strategy for Scandinavia

A series of 30-second TV spots will air across major TV channels in Sweden and Finland.

Veikkaus, win2day go live with Playtech cross-border poker network

The Finnish and Austrian gaming brands have banded together and launched a joint poker network using liquidity from both player bases, an industry first.

RAY, Win2Day to share cross-border poker liquidity

With Playtech's iPoker-powered network, the Finnish and Austrian gaming brands will partner up to launch a joint poker network using liquidity from both player bases.

Finnish player wins big at Kolikkopelit

A female player, who remains anonymous, won €27,617 with a 20-cent bet while playing Hall of Gods before bed on Wednesday night.

eCOGRA accredits online gambling group PAF

Independent auditors applaud strong, responsible gambling culture at Ålands Penningautomatförening.

Finland wants to open casino near Russian border

Finland's second casino will likely be built in the East of the country with the hopes of attracting Russian tourists.

Juha Helppi signs a major endorsement deal with RAY

For the next two years, Juha Helppi will be RAY's front man and will also carry RAY's colors when he takes part in poker tournaments all over the world.

Adventures in Scandinavia Part 1: Helsinki

I am back from the land of blonde hair, blue eyes, IKEA, reindeer, herring, pointy shoes and tight pants. Wow, I miss that land. My twelve day vacation included two of the world's most amazing cities, Helsinki and Stockholm, and even more importantly, some of the most amazing (and better looking) friends I have ever made in my life.

Scientific Game signs new international contracts

Scientific Games has signed four new contracts with customers in Germany and Finland for the provision of pari-mutuel wagering systems, terminal and services.

As the Finnish dice roll

The Ministry of Culture and Sport wants Finland to open a state-run online poker room. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health opposes the idea. And no one is sure why they're talking about it in the first place.

PokerHeaven player wins Helsinki Freezeout

PokerHeaven.com player Juha-Rauno Lampila has won the first major European tournament of 2008 - the Helsinki Freezeout.

Finnish online players could recoup losses

Finland's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health is planning to introduce an amendment that would allow Internet gamblers to claim back their losses from online poker services, credit card companies or the player that took their money.

GTECH renews Finnish contract

GTECH Global Services Corporation has signed a four-year contract extension to continue providing software licensing and additional software products and services to Veikkaus Oy, the operator of the Finnish National Lottery.

Casino businessman backs UK party

International News Brief: A Finnish billionaire who inherited a fortune from the arms trade and has extensive gambling interests in Las Vegas has emerged as one of UK Conservative Party’s major financial backers.

Online Poker Pro Scandinavia on top

Online Poker Pro Scandinavia, a new magazine devoted exclusively to Internet poker, is now the largest poker publication in Scandinavia.

Finland proposes change in gambling age limit

International News Brief: Finland's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health is proposing that those under the age of 18 should not be allowed to engage in any gambling including lottery games and slot machines.

EU targeting France, Greece, Sweden over sports gambling

International News Brief: The European Commission will censure France, Greece and Sweden this week for restrictions they have put on sports gambling, sources close to the matter said Monday.

EU Commission acts to remove sports betting obstacles in Denmark, Finland and Hungary

The European Commission has requested that Denmark, Finland and Hungary change their laws to allow open competition in the sports betting market.

EU pushes for open betting market

International News Brief: The European Commission will step up legal action against four countries in a bid to open the betting market across the 27-nation European Union.

Titan Poker now available in Danish, Finnish

Titan Poker, one of the fastest growing online poker rooms, has launched its popular poker software in Danish and Finnish.

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