Betsson, Unibet and Bet24 all have their offices on Malta while Ladbrokes is registered in the UK. The biggest owner of shares in these companies is the Second AP Fund which owns about 1.7 million dollars worth of shares in Ladbrokes and 11 million in Unibet. The Third AP Fund owns about 5 million dollars worth of shares in Unibet.
Sweden has maintained its gambling monopoly despite pressure from the European Union to allow other companies to operate on the market. Online gambling companies have so far been able to bypass the monopoly by operating from abroad which has angered the government.