Tag Archives: Spillemyndigheden

Aspire Global enters Danish sportsbook market via BtoBet

Aspire Global has expanded its presence in Denmark to include sports betting services, securing an operating licence from the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), the Spillemyndigheden. The igaming supplier’s sportsbook solution BtoBet has received certification according to Danish regulatory requirements, enabling Aspire to provide sports wagering to Danish players alongside its casino offering. Expansion of its foothold in Denmark builds on …

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30,000 Danes self-exclude via Spillemyndigheden’s ROFUS

The Danish Gaming Authority, Spillemyndigheden, has published an update on the number of self-excluded bettors in the country who have barred themselves from gambling using the Register of Voluntary Excluded Players (ROFUS). Having first been introduced to the Danish gambling market in 2012 as part of a wider implementation of gambling harm prevention policies, a total of 30,451 players have …

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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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Due diligence breaches see Unibet sanctioned by Danish authorities

Unibet has faced enforcement actions by the Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority, for breaches of anti-money laundering and due diligence requirements. The Kindred Group brand has been accused of failure to comply with due diligence rules and allowing a player to deposit DKK 1.4 million to his account between December 2016 and December 2018 without ‘sufficient knowledge about whether or …

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Denmark’s political parties unite in support of mandatory bettor playing cards

A cross-parliamentary group of political parties in Denmark have supported a push by the country’s Ministry of Taxation to introduce mandatory player cards for customers using local betting kiosks. Politicians from the Social Democrats, Social Liberal Party, Venstre, Danish People’s Party, Socialist People’s Party, Red-Green Alliance, Christian Democrats and The Alternative political parties backed the introduction of required IDs, which …

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LeoVegas penalised for due diligence and AML shortcomings by Danish regulator

The Danish Gambling Authority, Spillemyndigheden, has charged LeoVegas with failure to comply with national customer due diligence and Anti-Money Laundering requirements. Conducting an examination of a sample of 20 LeoVegas players in Denmark, the Authority found that the operator – which holds a Danish licence until 2026 – had breached AML requirements in five cases, primarily between 2017 and 2019. …

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Danish operators reminded of their money laundering Act duties

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s gambling authority has reminded licensed incumbents of their duties to report suspicious AML activities to FIU – Denmark’s Money Laundering Secretariat. The warning comes as FIU updates its ‘list of AML indicators’ that must be reported on by Danish licensed-or-registered businesses working within high-risk compliance sectors such as banking, trading, insurance and gambling. The compliance duties of Denmark’s …

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Spillemyndigheden launches ROFUS rights campaign for Denmark

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s Gambling Authority, has launched a new national campaign promoting its ROFUS self-exclusion gambling service. Launched this September across social media and TV networks, the campaign reminds Danish consumers of their rights to ask licensed operators to ‘take-a-break’ and self-exclude from all gambling engagements. 2018 reforms to the Danish Gambling Act demanded that all licensed online gambling operators refer …

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DGA updates certification requirements across online and land-based verticals

Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), has updated certification requirements for land-based gaming, online betting and online casino verticals, and has initiated a consultation with operators regarding the changes. The changes have seen the requirement that incumbents must have three years of experience within a testing organisation removed due to it preventing certification work according to the certification programme. Furthermore, …

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