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Stockholm Wins Europe iGaming Capital Title as Sweden Draws IPOs

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The Riddarholm church stands above other historic buildings on the Riddarholm islet in Stockholm.

The Riddarholm church stands above other historic buildings on the Riddarholm islet in Stockholm.

Photographer: Mikael Sjoberg/Bloomberg

Stockholm has emerged as the European betting capital, with more listed iGaming companies than any other stock exchange in Europe.

Better Collective A/S’s initial public offering this month followed IPOs of Aspire Global AB in 2017 and LeoVegas AB in 2016, among others, giving Sweden 19 listed betting companies, according to data from Nasdaq Inc. That’s the most in Europe, beating out London’s 16.