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Paf
(Play among friends)
Address: Lövdalsvägen 8 AX-22101 MARIEHAMN ÅLAND, FINLAND
Internet: http://secure.paf.com/
E-mail Address: info@paf.com
Phone: +358 18 24 200
Fax: + 358 18 22 030
Key People:
CEO

Lars Porko
RevenueFY 2007: EUR 87.5 Million
Number of Employees: N/A
Company Type:
Exchange:
Paf is a public association


Background Information

Paf, founded already in 1966, is an association governed by public law, whose goal is to raise money for the public good by offering gaming to the public. Paf is, by the Provincial Åland Government, entitled to arrange gaming on Åland, onboard ships and on the Internet.
The Paf group consists of the parent company Paf that manages gaming operations in the independent province of Åland, onboard Åland and Finnish owned ferries and gaming on the Internet with among others, casino gaming, several lottery games and sports betting in different forms. The international gaming operation is managed by the wholly owned subsidiary Paf Consulting Ab and its foreign subsidiaries and associated companies.
Internet gaming offers betting, games of skill, slots, bingo, poker, and casino and lottery games. The Paf gaming portfolio in its entirety comprises operation of slot machines, casinos, betting, bingo, lotteries, totalisators, and amusement games.


News 2012
February 14, 2012 Paf Has Promoted Anders Wiklund to the Role of Deputy CEO

News 2011
July 27, 2011 Paf Plans to Seek a License to Operate Online Games in Spain Next Year

News 2010
July 27, 2011 Paf Plans to Seek a License to Operate Online Games in Spain Next Year
Oct 29, 2010 Ålandic Gaming Company Paf Can be Named World's Most Socially Responsible Gaming Company
July 13, 2010 Ålandic Gaming Company Paf Offers Unique Insurance For People Playing Online
July 12, 2010 Paf Extends Its Partnership With Atlético de Madrid
April 22. 2010 Pick 3 - New Game at Paf - Choose Your Favourite Numbers and Win €40,000
April 14, 2010 Nordic Airline Extends Partnership with Paf for Onboard Scratchcard Concept ‘Scratchorama
January 18, 2010 Paf Challenges the Swedish Game with New Casino in Åland


Company News 2009

Pacific Lottery Corporation’s 2nd Quarter Results Show Continuing Strong Revenue Growth
CALGARY, Alberta (August 31, 2009) - Pacific Lottery Corporation Again this quarter, the key highlight of these statements is the continued quarter over quarter growth in revenues from the Corporation's exclusive Vietnamese on-line lottery technology supply and services contract................Subscribers

Nordic Gaming Operator Signs Unique Sponsorship Agreement With The Top Spanish Football Club
ÅLAND, Finland (August 29 2008) -- Paf, a Nordic gaming operator, has signed a unique sponsorship agreement with the top Spanish football club Atletico de Madrid and becomes the club’s Official Gaming Sponsor....................Subscribers

Paf Looks to Strengthen Brand in International Markets
ALAND, Finland (August 27, 2009) - The Åland based gaming operator Paf has appointed a new Communications and Relations Director to create a meaningful identity for the company, as it seeks to further compete with online gaming operators in international markets.....................Subscribers

Paf’s Scratch Card Fun-n-Games Will Contribute 20,000 Euro to Isle of Wight 2011
FINLAND (June 30, 2009) -- Paf's scratch card Fun'n'games will contribute 20,000 euros to the organising committee of NatWest Island Games Isle of Wight 2011................Subscribers

Play for Five 20,000-Dollar WSOP Packages at Paf.com
MARIEHAMN, Åland, Finland (May 17, 2009) -- The Åland-based gaming company, Paf, is launching the summer's hottest WSOP campaign on May 20th, 2009. All those who play poker in the Spade Network at paf.com, participate in the Paf Race for Vegas competition...................Subscribers

Gaming Firm’s Reorganization to Produce Lower Costs and Greater Customer Focus
FINLAND (May 6, 2009) – “Paf is in a very challenging business situation right now. In order to be better equipped for the future, we have streamlined the organization. Focusing on three distinct business areas, we are reducing our costs and putting our customers first, which will create the right conditions for Paf's continued growth in the international arena," says Anders Ingves, who took over as CEO of Paf on the 1st May.................Subscribers

Finnish Gaming Company’s Onboard Lottery Deal Expected to Open Up A New Ancillary Revenue Stream For Airlines
FINLAND (May 6, 2009) -- Finnish online games owner and operator Alands Penningautomatforening (PAF) has announced a deal with in-flight retail supplier Inflight Service Europe AB to launch its Scratchorama scratch cards on flights operated by Swedish charter airline TUIfly Nordic.................Subscribers

Finland Facing Internal Online Gambling Dispute
Åland Islands to be Involved in Handling of EU Matters
HELSINKI, Finland (April 26, 2009) -- A move to reform gambling laws in Finland may erupt in political dissension between regions inside the Nordic country, Helsingin Sanomat reported today. Aland, the Swedish-speaking region of Finland that encompasses thousands of islands in the Baltic Sea, hosts the country's only licensed online gambling operator, whose existence is threatened by new proposed law.......................Subscribers

Finland's Paf Launches Inflight Scratch Cards
FINDLAND (April 20, 2009) --  Finland's Paf has expanded its business to business gaming offering with an agreement with Inflight Service Europe AB, which will see the company provide the in-flight retail supplier for TUIfly Nordic with its scratch card concept Scratchorama...................Subscribers

Anders Ingves New CEO of Paf
ALAND, Finland (March 31, 2009) -- Paf's board appointed Anders Ingves as the new CEO of Paf on the 31 March 2009. He takes over the post as CEO after Lars Porko, Paf's CEO of many years, from the 1 May 2009...............Subscribers

Atletico de Madrid’s Official Gaming Site launched
ALAND, Finland (March 13, 2009) --  The gaming site has a complete portfolio of online games with game categories such as betting, casino, bingo/lottery, slots, poker and skill games, which offer, high value entertainment connected to Atletico de Madrid................Subscribers

Paf's Internet Gaming Reaches Its 10th Birthday
FINLAND (March 5, 2009) -- Paf's internet gaming first saw the light of day 10 years ago. Now there are 10 months left until the big celebration day on 3rd December 2009. Every month from now on there will be a birthday party at Paf with gaming opportunities and great prizes.............Subscribers

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