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17. Jun 2021
Today, the Danish Gambling Authority has released "the Gambling Market in Numbers 2020", which gathers the quarterly statistics from the year that has passed on the Danish gambling market in one pu
03. Jun 2021
A recently adopted EU regulation means that slight amendments have been made to the Executive Orders on online casino, online betting and land-based betting.
27. May 2021
On the 26th of May 2021, the Eastern High Court upheld a verdict ruled by the Copenhagen City Court on the 2nd of March. Thereby, the blocking of 55 illegal websites is now final.
26. May 2021
In connection with the relaxation of the COVID 19 restrictions on 21 May, where casinos and gambling arcades halls may reopen to guests, the Danish Gambling Authority plans to resume land-based sup
18. May 2021
According to a political agreement from May 18, gambling arcades and casinoes will be able to reopen from 21 May. 
29. Apr 2021
Today, the Danish Gambling Authority has published statistics for Q1 2021. The figures show that the gambling market in total fell in Q1 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.
16. Apr 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority's annual report on illegal gambling has now been published.
15. Apr 2021
Figures from the Danish Gambling Authority show that Danes’ total gambling spend on online casino, betting, gaming machines and land-based casinos fell by 10 percent in 2020
08. Apr 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority would like to call attention to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority's annual seminar on money-laundering and terrorist financing on the 26th of May 2021. 
26. Mar 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority has published a newsletter about a simplified application process so that both the application for a new licence as well as the renewal of a licence for online casino
25. Mar 2021
On the 23rd of March 2021, the Danish Parliament agreed to reduce the special contribution to the horse racing sport from 8 percent to 6 percent of stakes on horse races held in Denmark. 
25. Mar 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority presents three new publications about gambling.
25. Mar 2021
The Danish Ministry of Taxation has sent out a press release about the launching of a requirement for a so-called Player ID to protect young people under 18 from betting in kiosks and betting shops
19. Mar 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority has successfully had 55 websites that offer illegal gambling blocked by the City Court - the highest number of blockades ever in th
10. Feb 2021
Today, the Danish Gambling Authority has published statistics for Q4 2020. The figures show that the gambling market increased in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to 2019.
05. Feb 2021
There has been a small change in the opening hours for calls to the Danish Gambling Authority's main telephone number (+45 72 38 79 13) and ROFUS-phone (+ 45 72 38 60 20)
25. Jan 2021
We are doing a survey about ROFUS focusing on what players think of ROFUS. Why do you register with ROFUS - or why do you not register? We would like to know more about this.
25. Jan 2021
In November last year, Anders Dorph joined the Danish Gambling Authority as director of the authority. We asked him to share his impressions from the first couple of months:
25. Jan 2021
The Danish Gambling Authority has updated the pages on the website that relate to the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism.
05. Jan 2021
In 2021, the annual fee per gaming machine is DKK 670.
22. Dec 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority have updated the Guide on the duty of disclosure when marketing and advertising gambling and the Guide on sales promotion, respectively.
18. Dec 2020
All gaming machines must be provided with the newest, non-manipulable editions of the game(s) that are offered on the gaming machines upon inspections from 1 January 2021. 
10. Dec 2020
Since the liberalisation of gambling on horse racing in 2018, players have shown a greater interest in betting on horse races.
07. Dec 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority wishes to inform that in connection with the lockdown of 38 municipalities, restaurants, gambling arcades and casinoes will close in these municipalities.
03. Dec 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority has published a newsletter for licence holders residing or established outside an EU or EEA-country.
01. Dec 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority has published a fact sheet, which describes the Danes' gambling spend in 2019 compared to other European countries.
24. Nov 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority have updated the Danish Gambling Authority's guide on responsible gambling. 
19. Nov 2020
Today, the Danish Gambling Authority has published statistics for Q3 2020.
16. Nov 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority's Register of self-excluded players (ROFUS) has a new logo, which is available in four different variations.  
28. Oct 2020
On the 22nd of June 2020, the requirements of “Technical requirements – online casino and betting” and “The Danish Gambling Authority’s requirements for reporting game data” were notified.