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Denmark – Spillemyndigheden blocks 55 illegal gambling sites in Denmark

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s gambling regulator, will block 55 illegal betting and gaming websites, its highest ever amount. The regulator made its case to the City Court, providing screenshots from the websites proving gambling was taking place without a Danish licence. The illegal sites were split into five groups; online casino; online casino and lottery; online casino…

Denmark – With land-based closed online betting sets new records in Denmark

The Danish Gambling Authority’s most recent quarterly statistics show that the gross gaming revenue (GGR) of betting, online casino, gaming machines and land-based casinos increased by 6.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019. Land-based gambling was obviously affected by the corona lockdown. In December 2020, restaurants,…

Denmark – Danish casinos to shut until after the New Year

The Danish Gambling Authority Spillemyndigheden has said that in connection with the lockdown of 38 municipalities, restaurants, gambling arcades and casinos will close in these municipalities from December 9 2020 until January 3 2021. The association said: “The closure is carried into effect in order to prevent the Covid-19 virus from spreading further in 38…

Denmark – Danish Gambling Authority issues new versions of online technical requirements

The Danish Gambling Authority has issued new versions of the technical requirements, which apply to operators offering online casino and/or betting. More specifically the documents: “The Danish Gambling Authority’s requirements for reporting game data” and “Technical requirements – online casino and betting” have been updated in connection with notification with the EU Commission. In paragraph…

Denmark – Danish gambling authority announce online certification and licensing changes for 2020

Spillemyndigheden, the Danish gambling authority, has announced a series of changes to the certification and licensing of online casinos and bookmakers which will come into effect in 2020. Changes include online gambling companies being required to comply with strict deposit and wagering limits and to include links to aid organisations and the official self-exclusion register…

Denmark – Spillemyndigheden outlines Denmark’s new code of conduct

The Danish Gambling Authority Spillemyndigheden has confirmed that a new code of conduct for gaming operators has been approved and will be introduced in July this year. It said: “With the Agreement on new initiatives against compulsive gambling and adjustments to the gambling agreement of June 29 2018, it was decided that the gambling industry…

Denmark – Danish regulator highlights problems of facebook promotions and skin betting

Danish gambling regulator Spillemyndigheden said that it blocked 18 unauthorised gambling websites in 2018. Whilst this number remains ‘continuously low,’ it warned that websites with illegal marketing and promotion of gambling still ‘pose a challenge’ as do promotions on facebook and skin gambling. Spillemyndigheden revealed that its web searches identified 742 possibly problematic websites due…