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

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.
28. Oct 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority’s statements of the Danish gambling market from 2019 show that from 2018 to 2019 there has been a slight decrease in the weekly spending on gam
27. Oct 2020
Since the partial liberalisation of the Danish gambling market in 2012, Danes increasingly prefer to gambl
30. Sep 2020
Anders Dorph has been appointed director for the Danish Gambling Authority from 1 November. He comes from a position as executive at The Danish Immigration Service.  
11. Sep 2020
18 months after the Danish Gambling Authority opened the “StopSpillet” (StopGambling) helpline, the advisers have spoken to more than 1,000 people who have sought help and guidanc
01. Sep 2020
On 1 September 2020, it is 20 years since the Danish Gambling Authority was established.
24. Aug 2020
Today, the Danish Gambling Authority has released statistics of Q2 2020. Among other things, the figures show that several gambling sectors have been affected by the corona lockdown.
01. Jul 2020
The Danish Gambling Authority has released a guide for gambling operators and other stakeholders about gambling operators' duty of disclosure when advertising and marketing gambling.
26. Jun 2020
In cooperation with VIVE (Danish National Research and Analysis Center for Welfare), The Danish Gambling Authority has launched a research project on young people and their relati