Toronto-listed online betting and gaming operator The Stars Group has been granted license approval to launch its leading brands in the re-regulated Swedish gambling market.

The Stars Group’s TSG Interactive subsidiary has become the 19th operator to be licensed by Swedish gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen, ahead of the opening of the re-regulated market on January 1st.

The operator has been issued online gaming and betting licenses for four of its brands -,, and

Lotteriinspektionen announced its first wave of operator approvals at the end of last month, which included the likes of Svenska Spel, ATG, Kindred Group, Betsson, LeoVEgas and Casumo, among others.

Last week Global Gaming and Videoslots also received licenses to launch their brands in Sweden.

Shares in The Stars Group Inc (TOR:TSGI) closed in Toronto Friday down 3.80 per cent at CAD$23.77 per share.