Tag Archives: denmark

Genius Sports wins DK Injunction against FirstPlay for staff poaching & IP encroachment

Genius Sports has won a Danish injunction order against rival data supplier FirstPlay A/S related to the duplication of its business model, poaching of staff and theft of business-sensitive information. The Copenhagen filed injunction accused FirstPlay of unethical business practices, poaching Genius Sports talent to acquire IP secrets and further business-sensitive data in order to establish a new sports data …

Read More »

Martin Lycka: My letter to Gambling Santa

In the latest of a series of columns on international gambling legislation, GVC Holdings Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka pens a letter to the Santa of Gambling and hopes that, for a change. the industry is on the ‘good’ list.  Dear Gambling Santa, My name is Martin and I am probably a little too old to write to you. …

Read More »

SkillOnNet powers Royalbet’s Europe launch

BetShah

Royalbet has become the latest online casino brand to integrate SkillOnNet’s licensing and compliance protocols to launch to players in regulated markets around the world.  As a result, the new online casino has been able to offer over 3,000 slots and casino games to players in the UK, Sweden, Denmark and other jurisdictions across Europe that accept Malta-licensed brands.  A …

Read More »

EveryMatrix terminates Danish white label services

Industry platform and systems provider EveryMatrix has communicated that it has withdrawn its white label services for the regulated market of Denmark. Updating corporate stakeholders, EveryMatrix informs that it will be closing turnkey provisions for its partner white label brands of casinohouse.dk, 777.dk, victoriamilan.dk and JetBull. Via its closure statement, EveryMatrix underlines that the firm has ‘changed overall direction’ shifting …

Read More »

Danish regulator warns 888 over AML concerns

The Danish Gambling Authority, Spillemyndigheden, has issued a request to 888 Denmark Limited to amend its operator procedures in order to comply with the Danish Anti-Money Laundering Act. In its investigation, the regulator found that the operator was not adhering to protocols set out under section 25(1) and section 26(1) of the legislation.   The section states that the operator …

Read More »

Danish government raises taxes for igaming operators

The Danish government has revealed plans to raise the level of tax paid by igaming operators in Denmark, which is due to come into effect in 2021. Operators will now pay tax equal to 28% of gross gaming revenue, up from the previous 20%, which is expected to generate DKK150m (£17.1m) in tax revenues. Denmark’s Social Democratic Party-led minority government …

Read More »

Scandal underlines OVWG calls for end of gambling monopoly

The Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG) is pushing for more transparency in the country’s gambling laws after a series of police raids investigating corruption between politicians and the country’s monopoly operator. OVWG, which counts among its members bet-at-home, Interwetten, Mr Green and Kindred Group, believes that the controversy around the appointment of former Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) …

Read More »

STS signs Peter Schmeichel for ‘Bet with the leaders’ campaign

Schmeichel

STS, Poland’s biggest betting operator, has signed up legendary goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel to drive its new ‘Bet with the leaders’ campaign. The former Manchester United and Denmark stopper will serve as a global ambassador for the campaign, which also includes a refreshed logo and visual identity for STS. It has been designed to drive the company’s international expansion through television, …

Read More »

Better Collective expands M&A credit capacity

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate Better Collective AB has moved to expand its corporate financing capacity, after securing access to a further DKK 300 million (€40 million) credit facility backed by Danish bank Nordea AS. Updating the market, Better Collective expands its existing Nordea credit facilities to DKK 600 million, with the affiliate publisher detailing that the capital will be used to support …

Read More »

BetWarrior mobile platform gains App Store approval with Shape DK

New industry incumbent BetWarrior has teamed up with Danish digital product studio Shape (Shape.dk) to launch its fully native, mobile-first gaming platform, meeting Apple’s strict new guidelines for indexing on its App Store. BetWarrior details that its mobile platform has been launched for LATAM markets, as the business seeks regional operator partnerships. Working with development studio Shape, BetWarrior details that …

Read More »