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Danske Spil elects ‘political heavyweight’ Peter Christensen as new Chairman 


Denmark’s gambling and national lottery monopoly operator Danske Spil has announced the inbound appointment of Peter Christensen as new Chairman. A former MP for Denmark’s Venstre Liberal Party, Christensen has previously served as Minister of Taxation (2011) and Minister of Defence (2015) under the cabinet of former Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The appointment was confirmed by Nicolai Wammen, Denmark’s …

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Blackout… Norwegian coalition moves to implement severe online gambling restrictions

A coalition of Norwegian political parties has secured a mandate demanding that Parliament and the cultural committee of Storting (Norway’s legislative assembly) move to severely restrict consumer engagement with foreign online gambling/betting operators. Securing the motion, the coalition of Norway’s Labour, Christian Peoples, Socialist Left and Centrist Parties’ have developed a combined mandate, which demands that Storting move to immediately …

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Danske Spil appoints Susanne Mørch Koch as new Chief Executive

Denmark state-owned gambling operator Danske Spil has confirmed the appointment of Susanne Mørch Koch as its new Chief Executive Officer. The operator ends its search for its replacement of Christian Madsen, who announced his departure as CEO this June following a 12-year leadership tenure with Danske Spil. Having been approved by the Danske Spil board, Mørch Koch will now work …

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Dansk Spil confirms Christian Madsen CEO departure for 2017

Denmark state-owned gambling operator Dansk Spil has informed the market that CEO Christian Madsen will step down from the leadership of the firm in April 2017. Dansk Spil governance will now seek to replace Madsen who has served as CEO since 2005, with a successor expected to be announced by the start of 2017. The news of Madsen’s departure follows …

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Denmark split on the sale of Danske Spil

Members of Denmark’s cabinet are split regarding the potential sale of state-owned gambling operator Danske Spil. Last week Danish news sources’ reported that ruling conservative-liberal party Venstre were considering the potential sale or break-up of Danske Spil assets. At present, it is reported that Venstre and gambling stakeholders would prefer to sell-off Danske Spil’s online gambling assets to the private …

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