Tag Archives: StopSpillet

Danish lockdown sees Spillemyndigheden relaunch gambling-harm campaigns 

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s gambling regulatory authority, has announced that it will increase the exposure of its ‘StopSpillet’ helpline and ‘ROFUS’ self-exclusion scheme during the national lockdown. Despite recording one of Europe’s lowest number of COVID-19 cases (2,600) and related deaths (77), the Danish government has enforced the strictest of lockdowns to protect citizens from the virus.  With national consumers facing a …

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StopSpillet received 722 calls during 2019

Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden has released figures from the first year of its StopSpillet initiative, which revealed that the helpline had received 722 calls since last year. According to the regulator, the number of calls are ‘more than expected’ and confirms ‘that there is a great need for a national helpline providing advice and counselling about responsible gambling.’ “We can see …

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Danish regulator to introduce mandatory deposit limits

Danish gambling regulator Spillemyndigheden has made a number of changes to its certification programme for online gaming, which will see the introduction of mandatory deposit limits from 1 January 2020.  Changes to the certification programme will also include amendments to the inspection standards for lotteries which will ‘make sure that the requirements are identical with the requirements for online casino’. …

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Danish regulator launches problem gambling awareness campaign

Danish gambling regulator Spillemyndigheden has launched a new campaign targeted towards boosting awareness of its StopSpillet initiative which was rolled out earlier this year.  As part of the new Pokerfjæs campaign, Spillemyndigheden has released a series of 30-second films which will be shown across nationwide TV channels, social media and streaming services. The three films describe the relationships between three …

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StopSpillet helpline received over 500 calls since launch

Danish gambling regulator Spillemyndigheden has revealed that its StopSpillet helpline has received over 500 calls since its launch earlier this year. For the first six months of the year, the helpline had received 348 calls from gamblers in Denmark, with a further 152 calls made between 1 July and 11 September. It is estimated that 46% of those that have …

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