Law and Regulations

Online Bingo: Denmark warns over unlicensed games, while Netherlands will allow it

Denmark’s gambling authority Spillemyndigheden reported an increase in unlicensed online Bingo games during Covid-19 pandemic, mainly through social media like Facebook, and issued a warning to operators. Holding bingo games that require payment for participation is illegal without a license! Morten Niels Jakobsen, Director of Spillemyndigheden, said: “We certainly understand …

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Spillemyndigheden sets new marketing rules for licensed operators in Denmark

Danish gambling regulatory authority Spillemyndigheden reminded all licensed operators that the new marketing regulations for gambling are set to come into effect in Denmark on 1 April. According to those new marketing rules operators are required to incorporate new information and links in their gambling marketing. According to the regulator …

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Swedish regulator issues Kindred £8.4m penalty fee for bonus violations

The Swedish Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) imposed a heavy SEK 100m (£8.4m/€9.2m) penalty fee on Kindred Group for offering to players bonuses that were unauthorized and lotteries with no license! According to the Swedish regulator checks on the operator’s Unibet, Maria Casino, Storspelare, Bingo and iGame sites revealed a number of …

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