Tag Archives: denmark

Spillemyndigheden reports ‘AML deficient’ Tipwin to Danish Police

Spillemyndigheden – Denmark’s Gambling Authority has reported Tipwin to the police for breaching multiple terms of the country’s  Anti-Money Laundering Act.  Tipwin is accused of significant Danish AML Act failures related to the risk assessment, business procedures and financial supervision of its retail venues operating across Denmark. Of utmost concern, Spillemyndigheden stated that the bookmaker had carried out no customer …

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Danish igaming market report: A European leader

Since 2012, Denmark has consistently established itself as a leader in European iGaming which is not unexpected, given that Scandinavia has a high adoption rate of technology. Based on official data from the Danish Gambling Authority (Spillemyndigheden), this report from Delasport provides an in-depth look at the market, including the exponential growth of online channels, player demographics, interests, and goals. …

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Danish operators to upgrade to new MitID verification system

Denmark’s gambling authority Spillemyndigheden has sanctioned new rules that will require online operators to verify and register Danish citizen electronic ID checks.  The measure has been announced, as Denmark’s government moves to adopt its new MitID digital verification scheme that aims to be introduced this summer. Introduced as a new layer of digital protection for Danish consumers, MitID verification will …

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Delasport makes Danish entry with new GLI certification

Delasport will roll out its online casino, player account management (PAM) and sports betting solutions across Denmark after receiving a new GLI certification. The solutions provider will now be able to provide operators with its sportsbook and casino offering. The sports betting solution includes an inventory of more than 125 sports, 70,000 pre-match and 40,000 monthly live events across 2000 …

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Mr Green reprimanded for Danish AML failings

Mr Green has been issued with a warning from Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s Gambling Authority after being found to have breached know your customer sections of its anti-money laundering act. The reprimand relates to the online casino’s source of funds protocols, after a “young player” deposited DKK 325,000 (£36,601) to his account during the course of a year. This, says the regulator, was …

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SBC Spotlight: Jesper Søgaard – “Better Collective stronger on all fronts following 2021 diversification”

Speaking to SBC, Better Collective CEO and Co-Founder Jesper Søgaard looks back at an eventful 2021 that transformed the Stockholm-listed firm’s global outlook by diversifying its business units beyond affiliate publishing… Overall, I think 2021 was a great year in spite of the fact that most of the world was still affected by the impact of COVID-19. However, the pandemic …

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Danske Spil recruits Malene Mølgaard to lead Lotteri unit

Danske Spil has confirmed the inbound appointment of Malene Mølgaard as the new managing director of the Lotteri Spil (lottery) unit. The appointment sees the board of Danske Spil end its executive search to find a successor to Pernille Mehl, who ended her 7-year tenure as Chief Executive of Lotteri Spil last November. A fresh appointment to the gambling sector, Mølgaard …

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Soft2Bet expands Nordic vision by securing Danish Spillemyndigheden licence  

Soft2Bet has achieved a 2022 core business objective after being granted an online gambling licence by Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority. The new licence will enable Soft2Bet to provide its wide-ranging igaming service for the Danish market, covering sports betting, online bingo and a full range of online casino games including roulette, baccarat, punto banco, blackjack, poker and slots. The …

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Danske Spil appoints Karsten Fogh Holanng as unit CEO for online gambling

The board of Danske Spil has elected Karsten Fogh Holanng as inbound Chief Executive of ‘Licens Spil’ (licensed games) – the sportsbook and online gambling unit of Danske Spil, Denmark’s state-owned gambling operator. Holanng, who has served as Chief Information Officer of Licens Spil since 2016, will take leadership of Danske Spil’s online gambling unit in February of 2022. The …

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LeoVegas secures Danish licence extension until 2026

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s Gambling Authority, has renewed the operating licence of LeoVegas AB for a further five years, until 2026.  The extension will allow LeoVegas to continue operating its online casino and sportsbook brands for the regulated market of Denmark, which reformed its online gambling laws in 2018. LeoVegas has operated in the Danish market since 2016 and has since become …

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