Legal framework

Laws and Acts covering the Danish Gambling Authority's area appear from the list below and are divided among the different gambling categories. The links refer you to documents from Retsinformation ("legal information"). 

The Danish Act on Gambling - Cosolidation Act No. 1494
Af 06 Dec 2016

The Act covers all games except poker tournaments

Lotteries

 

Executive Order no. 1301 - charity lotteries
Af 15 Dec 2011

About charity lotteries

Executive Order no. 48 - changes to lotteries
Af 23 Jan 2012

About changes to executive order on charity lotteries

Executive Order no. 1132 - changes to lotteries
Af 04 Dec 2012

Changes to executive order on charity lotteries

Executive Order no. 1096 - changes to lotteries
Af 11 Sep 2013

About changes to executive order on charity lotteries

Executive Order no. 1304 - reimbursement rates
Af 15 Dec 2011

About reimbursement rates for certain games (lottery and betting)

Online casino

Executive Order no. 773 - online casino
Af 09 Jun 2017

About online casino

Betting

Executive Order no. 65 - land-based betting
Af 25 Jan 2012

About land-based betting

 

Executive Order no. 66 - online betting
Af 25 Jan 2012

About supply of online betting

Executive Order no. 1358 - changes to online betting
Af 12 Dec 2014

About changes to the executive order no. 66 on online betting

Executive Order no. 1304 - reimbursement rates
Af 15 Dec 2011

About reimbursement rates for certain games (lottery and betting)

Poker

Act on Poker - Consolidation Act No. 83
Af 22 Jan 2016

The Consolidation Act includes rules on public poker tournaments

Executive Order no. 1540 - public poker tournaments
Af 27 Dec 2009

About public poker tournaments

Law No. 718 - changes to public poker tournaments
Af 25 Jun 2010

Among other things, the law includes changes to the Act on Public Poker Tournaments including changes of the rules on suspension of payments

Law No. 277 - changes to public poker tournaments
Af 27 Mar 2012

Among other things, the law includes changes of the Act on Public Poker Tournaments including changes of the rules on payment of participants' stakes

Law No. 649 - changes to public poker tournaments
Af 12 Jun 2013

Among other things, the law includes changes of the Act on Public Poker Tournaments including changes of the rules on access to complaints

Gaming machines

Executive Order no. 1302 - gaming machines
Af 15 Dec 2011

About gaming machines in gambling arcades and restaurants

Executive Order no. 1562 - gaming machines
Af 11 Dec 2015

About gaming machines in gambling arcades and restaurants. Became effective 1 January 2016

Land-based casinos

Executive Order no. 772 - land-based casinos
Af 09 Jun 2017

About land-based casinos

The Danish Gambling Authority

Below you will find an Act on the establishment of the Danish Gambling Authority and an Act of commencement. 

Executive Order no. 1121 - The Danish Gambling Authority
Af 01 Dec 2011

About the establishment of the Danish Gambling Authority 

Executive Order no. 1112 - Act on Gambling
Af 01 Dec 2011

The executive order is a historical document about the commencement of the Act on Gambling

 

The regulations on gambling are described in the Danish Gambling Auhtority's legal guidelineas well as in guidelines to the individual gambling categories. You will find the guidelines under each gambling category.