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Find the latest news from The Danish Gambling Authority and search the archives for news from 2011 to today.

24. May 2022
On behalf of the Danish Gambling Authority, Rambøll Management Consulting has conducted a study of Danes' gambling in 2021. 
23. May 2022
On 19 May 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority has given Hillside (New Media Malta) plc a reprimand for breaching the rules on customer due diligence measures in section 10(1) of the Anti-Money Laun
18. May 2022
Since 2019, the Danish Gambling Authority has conducted more than 4,000 checks at gambling arcades and at pubs with gaming machines. This has led to more than 250 reports to the police. 
12. May 2022
Every month, the Danish Gambling Authority releases an overview of the gambling spend on the four gambling sectors: betting, online casino, gaming machines and land-based casinos on the Danish Gamb
06. May 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority emphasises that gambling operators are obligated to ensure compliance with Acts and Regulations that include financial sanctions against states, persons, groups, legal
29. Apr 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority has updated the monthly overview of the gambling spend in the Danish gambling market. The overview now includes key figures from March 2022. 
21. Apr 2022
Businesses and persons, including gambling operators, are obligated to take increased customer due diligence measures under section 17(2) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act if players are from a coun
04. Apr 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority have updated two guides on the duty of disclosure when advertising gambling and sales promotion, respectively. 
29. Mar 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority has published an overview of the gambling spend in January and February 2022.
16. Mar 2022
Data from the Danish Gambling Authority's most recent quarterly statistics of Q4 2021 shows that the total gambling spend on betting, online casino, gaming machines, and land-based casino saw a yea
04. Mar 2022
At the moment, the Danish Gambling Authority is experiencing technical issues with ROFUS (Register of self-excluded players).
24. Feb 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority has published an annual report describing the authority's work with illegal gambling.
22. Feb 2022
The parties of the Danish Parliament have entered into an agreement on gambling that relaxes the rules on charity lotteries in voluntary associations.
18. Feb 2022
On 16 February 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority have ordered Unibet (Denmark) Limited (hereinafter referred to as ”Unibet”) to update their risk assessment (section 7(1) of the AML Act) so that
11. Feb 2022
On 10 February 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority has reprimanded Reel for breaching the rules on know your customer (KYC) measures of section 10(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AML Act), the
08. Feb 2022
On 27 December 2021, a pub has been sentenced to pay a fine of DKK 5,000 for offering lottery and betting on results of lotteries illegally.
07. Feb 2022
On the 25th of January 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) sent the updated version of the certification programme for online betting, land based betting and online casino to notification at
02. Feb 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority has released the monthly overview of the Danes' gambling spend in selected gambling sectors in December.
31. Jan 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority is often contacted by players who, for example, ask why gambling operators request data and documentation from them in connection with verification of the account or p
27. Jan 2022
On 26 January 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority has issued an order and two reprimands to Cashpoint Limited under sections 7(1) and 8(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act after a review of Cashpoi
21. Jan 2022
On 20 January 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority reprimanded Mr.
17. Jan 2022
An increasing number of Danes register with the Danish Gambling Authority’s register of self-excluded players (ROFUS).   This has been the case since 2012, when the register launched.
13. Jan 2022
StopSpillet (StopGambling) - the Danish Gambling Authority's helpline on compulsive gambling has changed their opening hours for the chat from 1 January 2022. 
13. Jan 2022
In order to prevent the spread of conronavirus in Denmark, it has been decided to prolong the closure of casinos and gambling arcades until 31 January 2022
12. Jan 2022
The Danish Gambling Authority has published an overview of spending on selected gambling sectors in November 2021.
21. Dec 2021
In connection with the consultation of the Danish Gambling Authority’s certification programme earlier this year, the Danish Gambling Authority has received consultation responses which have given
20. Dec 2021
As of 17 December 2021, new restrictions have been introduced to prevent the spread of conronavirus in Denmark.
17. Dec 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority is closed between Christmas and New Year.
13. Dec 2021
On 10 December 2021, the Danish Gambling Authority has brought action against Unibet (Denmark) Limited for breaching the rules on customer due diligence of section 10(1), 11(1)(4) and 17(1), and th
02. Dec 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority has released an overview of spending on selected gambling sectors in October 2021.