Veikkaus to Launch Tampere Casino in December 2021

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Veikkaus, the state-owned gambling operator in Finland, has announced that it would complete the construction of the UROS Live Arena in the city center of Tampere by December 2021.

A number of top Finnish interior designers and AV and media specialists will contribute to the construction of the casino, titled Casino Tampere. It will offer specially created areas for social gaming and means of ensuring responsible gambling.

Once it is complete, Casino Tampere will employ 80 persons, mainly in customer service and hospitality.

A press release from says that Casino Tampere will be “a trendsetter of the European casino world as a builder of a responsible gaming environment and a new type of arena casino”.

The plans include the implementation of a new registration system, which will feature compulsory account-based play for all customers, as well as the introduction of new tools for responsible gaming.

Sami Aiho, general manager of Casino Tampere said: “Veikkaus’ casinos will be trailblazers in responsible gaming. The authentication provides our customers with tools for gaming control, which they can use to manage their gaming by, for example, setting limits on their gaming or opting for a total gaming ban.”

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