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Paf shortlisted for Online Casino of the Year award

Paf has been shortlisted at the Global Gaming Awards 2021 in the Online Casino of the Year category. The awards ceremony is organized by the industry magazine Gambling Insider and the winners will be presented in London, June 28th. The Shortlist was decided after a rigorous process and it recognises companies who have performed well in the EMEA region in the…

28 April 2021

Paf shortlisted for Online Casino of the Year award

Paf has been shortlisted at the Global Gaming Awards 2021 in the Online Casino of the Year category. The awards ceremony is organized by the industry magazine Gambling Insider and the winners will be presented in London, June 28th. The Shortlist…

28 April 2021

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Paf donated laptops to Save the Children

Paf chose to donate IT equipment to the Save the Children's organization. The equipment consisted of several laptops and a laser printer that was received by the children's rights organization in the nice spring weather on Åland. “Save the Children is one of our founders, we would not be here without them and they are very important for our community…

09 April 2021

Paf believes €8,000 per year is the benchmark for loss limits in Europe

CEO Christer Fahlstedt talks openly about refusing to take "blood money" revenue from at-risk players despite it doing obvious damage to the company's bottom line. “We think you’re unlikely to be allowed to lose more than €8,000 per year. That’s what we see as the benchmark,” he says. One of Paf’s key pillars is responsible gaming. It is something its…

Swedish man won over 11 million kronor

A Swedish man from Östergötland won a jackpot of SEK 11,362,785 when he played on Paf.se. He won the jackpot on a slot machine with a bet of only SEK 5. When we called our big winner, he was overjoyed with the win and told us a little bit about what he plans to do with the money. "I thought…

13 March 2021

340 lunch boxes to Matbanken

Paf gave 340 lunch boxes to Matbanken (“The Food Bank”) as well as Christmas bread and gingerbread. Matbanken is a non-profit association that distributes food free of charge to households that are having financial difficulties. “This is a very nice gesture by Paf and we are very happy that we received the lunch boxes,” says Susanne Ohlsson, Operations Manager for…

17 December 2020

Paf’s tech goes open source

Paf is one of few companies that has taken the step into open source technology. This is another big step for Paf’s tech development and an important milestone.  All software consists of programs that are written by software developers who write source codes. Open sourcing means making the source code available publicly so anyone can contribute and benefit from it.…

11 December 2020

Lasse Åberg donates money to the Baltic Sea Fund

The Baltic Sea Fund is the recipient when Lasse Åberg donates money from the Sällskapsresan game, a game that has been developed by Paf in collaboration with Lasse Åberg. Now the sequel Snowroller is launched, a game based on the movie Sällskapsresan II Snowroller. The Baltic Sea Fund is a foundation founded in 1989, the foundation highlights the work that…

A good throw – for Save the Children

Save the Children together with the disc golf associations, arranged a fundraiser for the Children's Fund. In the fundraiser, the number of rounds played gave money to the Children's Fund. Paf participated as a main sponsor of the event. “It was an exciting and fun event with a nice atmosphere,” says Save the Children's acting manager Lotta Angergård. A total…

10 November 2020

Suomen pelialan ongelmat ovat ratkaistavissa lisenssijärjestelmällä

(This is an opinion piece published in the Finnish newspaper Kauppalehti October 22, 2020, hence it is written in Finnish. The English translation can be found below) Suomeen pitäisi muiden EU-maiden tapaan rakentaa rahapelaamisen lisenssijärjestelmä, kirjoittaa Ålands Penningautomatförening Pafin toimitusjohtaja Christer Fahlstedt. Rahapelaamisesta käydään Suomessa vilkasta keskustelua. Osa keskustelijoista painottaa ongelmapelaamisen torjuntaa, osa on huolissaan Veikkauksen ja sen edunsaajien tulevaisuudesta.…

22 October 2020