LeoVegas has got approval to operate online casinos and sports betting in the regulated Spanish market. In its statement to the press, the company confirmed the approval of its Spanish online casino license and also indicated that they would soon be launching their Spanish website.
LeoVegas also holds licenses issued by the gambling authorities of Malta, the UK, Denmark, Italy, Sweden, Ireland and the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Spanish gambling regulator, Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego has granted permission to LeoVegas to operate both online casino and online sports betting.
Commenting on their upcoming entry into Spain, LeoVegas CEO Gustaf Hogman said: “We welcome Spain as our 7th locally regulated market. With LeoVegas’ position as ‘King of Casino,’ we are now entering Spain with the ambition to take the mobile position and offer the ultimate gaming experience.
“The Spanish online gambling market has strong underlying growth, with over 20% per year. The Spanish license is an important step in our continued expansion, in other Spanish-speaking countries, where we have already conducted test launches in Peru and Chile,” says Gustaf Hagman, Group CEO, LeoVegas.”
The company had first applied for a Spanish casino license in December 2018. With the Spanish casino license, the company is looking to expand in the regulated European markets strategically.