Deregulation of Danish gambling market

Article by Rob van der Gaast

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“The Danish gaming legislation can be characterized as a difficult balancing act between consideration for tradition and the desire to nevertheless permit a gaming market”, The future of gaming in Denmark.

Under heavy pressure of the European Commission the Danish Government revealed plans to implement a regulated and liberalization of the gaming market. Opening up the betting market for non-Danish gambling companies is planned by the Government in 2009.

Danske Spil Products offers: 
Lotto (Wednesday and Saturday), Joker, Football Pools (Tips 13 and Tips 12 and goal scoregame), Oddset (Bookmaking), Instant Scratch Lotteries. Horse Race Games.

Subsidiary company: Dansk Automatspil (Slot machines).
Lotto and scratch-off ticket games will continue to be under the sole jurisdiction of Danske Spil.

Online sales Danske Spil: Interactive gambling started with online sports games in April 2002. By the end of 2002, all games of Danske Spil were sold on the Internet. This includes sports games, numbers games, instant games and horse racing games.

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