Tag Archives: Spillemyndigheden

Spillemyndigheden establishes new whistleblower scheme

The Danish industry regulator, Spillemyndigheden, has reached out to employees of gambling operators who wish to report evidence of money laundering in the gambling industry through the establishment of a new whistleblower scheme. Spillemyndigheden has detailed that employees can report a company’s violation or potential violation of the anti-money laundering legislation to the regulator via a dedicated, anonymous contact form …

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Casumo enters Danish market with five year licence

Online operator Casumo has been given the nod to expand into the Danish iGaming market after being granted a five-year licence from Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority. The operator is set to take a mobile-first approach to the new market, with reports suggesting that Casumo will develop a new media campaign to promote its online casino services. Oscar Simonsson, co-founder …

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Danish regulator warns operators about “free” bonus offers

Danish gambling regulatory agency, Spillemyndigheden, has warned those with an online gambling licence to be clear about the use of terms such as “free” in bonus offer advertisements. According to the industry regulator, the use of the word “free” in gambling advertisements can be misleading to the customer, especially if the offer involves a turnover requirement. Spillemyndigheden has outlined that …

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Danish Spillemyndigheden blocks access to 25 sites

In a move to block access to unlicenced gaming websites, the Danish Gambling Authority Spillemyndigheden has blocked access to 25 sites after petitioning the country’s telecommunications providers. Under court order from Copenhagen City Court, Danish internet providers are now obliged to block access to ten igaming sites, in addition to 15 skin betting websites. Of the 25 total sites, 1xBet …

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Denmark to enforce new Code of Conduct seeking highest industry standards

Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority ,has announced that national stakeholders have agreed on new responsibility provisions, measures and adjustments to be attached to the Danish Gambling Act. A political agreement has been approved which will see Spillemyndigheden enforce a new ‘Code of Conduct’ for all licensed gambling incumbents to adhere to, beginning 1 July 2019. Denmark’s new code seeks to …

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BetConstruct secures ADM approval for Italian market

BetConstruct - Law and justice in Italy concept with a 3d rendering of a gavel on a wooden desktop and the Italian flag on background.

BetConstruct has made the latest licensing list for the Agenzia Dogane Monopoli (ADM) – the agency responsible for both the collection of taxes and the protection of citizens’ rights through gambling licensing and regulation in Italy. Trading as Vivaro Limited, the Online Gaming Licence will enable BetConstruct to deliver online sports betting, horserace betting, casino games and poker, as well …

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Danish regulator issues crackdown on illegal gambling sites

Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden has ordered local internet service providers (ISPs) to block 18 sites found to be in violation of the Danish Act on Gambling. This was just one of the key outcomes from a report based on three web searches conducted by Spillemyndigheden through December 2018 to identify those operating without the required licence from the Danish Gambling Authority. …

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Spillemyndigheden grants PokerStars Danish sports betting licence

Amaya Inc subsidiary PokerStars has confirmed that it has been granted a sports betting license by Danish gambling authority Spillemyndigheden. Issuing a statement, Amaya detailed that the PokerStars brand had been granted a temporary one year sports betting operator licence. PokerStars management will further move to apply for a full five year licence tenure. The PokerStars brand will be allowed …

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