Three new publications from The Danish Gambling Authority

25, Mar 2021

The Danish Gambling Authority presents three new publications about gambling. Two of the publications are about compulsive gambling, and the third publication shows that most online gambling accounts are owned by younger men.

Helpline for compulsive gamblers receive more calls from young men (March 2021)

Since the Danish Gambling Authority's helpline, StopSpillet (StopGambling) opened in 2019, the advisers have received 1,185 calls. The calls show, that the cast majority of the persons who have gambling problems are men, who started gambling at a young age. 

Still more Danes self-exclude from gambling (March 2021)

Since the Danish Gambling Authority’s register of self-excluded players (ROFUS) was established in 2012, an increasing number of Danes have chosen to self-exclude from gambling.

The typical online gambler is a young man (March 2021)

Data from the Danish Gambling Authority shows that most of all gambling accounts for online casinos and betting in Denmark are created by men. At the same time, the accounts are in most instances held by men under 36.