Tag: Denmark

Big Changes for Danish Online Gambling

The European Commission cleared the way for Denmark to end Danske Spil’s monopoly on offering online bingo and horse race betting in Denmark on Friday, after the three-month standstill period set aside for review of the country’s draft law by the EC and other member states expired. The draft act, also adopted by the Danish…

Ladbrokes Exits Danish Market

Ladbrokes has announced that it has halted operations in Denmark as of July 7. The bookmaker confirmed the news in a statement on the Danish version of its website, informing Danish players that they have until July 31 to withdraw any remaining funds from their accounts. The website has already stopped accepting new customers and…

Full Tilt Gets Denmark License

Full Tilt, an Amaya Inc. brand, today launched www.fulltilt.dk under a license from the Danish Gambling Authority, giving Danish poker and casino players access to Full Tilt’s global player base. Residents of Denmark and Greenland are now able to access the thrill and excitement of playing on Full Tilt against players globally, using software from…

Denmark will amend it’s online gaming legislation

Danish authorities have received approval from the European Commission to introduce a number of modifications to current online gaming legislation in the country, including full legalisation of daily fantasy sports. According to the Pokernews.com website, Denmark has been keen to expand its gambling market after recording significant expansion over the past two years. Amended legislation…

Online gaming software gains approval in Denmark

iGaming Business – Online gaming software provider NYX Interactive, part of the NYX Gaming Group, has announced that its NYX Open Gaming Season (OGS) games platform has been certified for launch in the regulated market of Denmark. NYX OGS was handed approval by gaming testing, certification, calibration and training firm NMi, which became the first…

Gaming revenue increases in Denmark despite online poker fall

iGaming Business – The Denmark Gambling Authority (SKAT) has revealed that gross gaming revenue in the country increased from DKK2.045 billion (€273 million/$375 million) in 2012 to DKK2.375 billion in 2013 despite a sharp fall in online poker revenue. Full-year online poker revenue dropped from DKK220 million in 2012 to DKK195 million in 2013, but…