Legal online casinos in Denmark

Before the change in the legislative framework in 2012, the state company Danske Spil controlled all online casinos in Denmark. The amendments opened the gambling market for operators from other countries.

Companies registered in Denmark, members of the European Union, and members of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) can obtain a license. Applications on behalf of organizations from other countries must submit by the operator's official Denmark representatives.

Online Casino Rating in Denmark

Gambling is allowed at online casinos in Denmark: poker, roulette, Punto Banco, baccarat, blackjack, poker, roulette, Punto banco, baccarat;, blackjack, bingo, slot machines, combined games.

Combined games require a player to demonstrate skills and abilities to win (e.g., whist, backgammon, event sweepstakes). It is allowed to organize virtual and real sports betting on the Internet.

The list of allowed online casinos in Denmark can found on the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA).

#
Points
Rating
Reviews
Country
Game Software
1
Drueck Glueck
9030points
0.0
0
US
Drueck Glueck
2
Bet 365 DK
8531points
5.0
2
US
Bet 365 DK
3
Mr Green
8417points
2.9
16
US
Mr Green
4
Pokerstars Casino DK
7912points
0.0
0
US
Pokerstars Casino DK
5
Betinia.dk
7650points
0.0
0
US
Betinia.dk
6
Bacana Play
7650points
1.3
3
US
Bacana Play
7
Video Slots
8371points
3.0
9
US
Video Slots
8
Ahti Games
7792points
3.1
14
US
Ahti Games
9
EU Casino
7761points
0.0
0
US
EU Casino
10
Casino Chanz
7240points
0.0
0
US
Casino Chanz
11
One Casino
5797points
0.0
0
US
One Casino
12
Simba Games DK
5310points
0.0
0
US
Simba Games DK
13
Casino and Friends DK
5256points
0.0
0
US
Casino and Friends DK
14
Mega Casino DK
5256points
0.0
0
US
Mega Casino DK
15
CashPoint DK
5223points
2.0
1
US
CashPoint DK
16
MrVegas
5150points
0.0
0
US
MrVegas
17
Karamba Casino DK
11354points
0.0
0
US
Karamba Casino DK
18
888 Casino DK
10463points
0.0
0
US
888 Casino DK
19
NordicBet DK
9826points
0.0
0
US
NordicBet DK
20
Casino DK
7787points
0.0
0
US
Casino DK
21
Play OJO DK
7778points
0.0
0
US
Play OJO DK
22
Betway DK
7756points
0.0
0
US
Betway DK
23
Luna Casino DK
7740points
0.0
0
US
Luna Casino DK
24
Lucky Niki DK
7650points
0.0
0
US
Lucky Niki DK
25
Betsson.dk
7650points
0.0
0
US
Betsson.dk
26
Casinoluck.dk
7650points
0.0
0
US
Casinoluck.dk
27
Playtoro.de
7650points
0.0
0
US
Playtoro.de
28
Jackie Jackpot DK
7650points
0.0
0
US
Jackie Jackpot DK
29
NextCasino Denmark
7650points
0.0
0
US
NextCasino Denmark
30
Dansk 777 Casino
7500points
0.0
0
US
Dansk 777 Casino
Top 10 Casino Games in Denmark
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Persons who have reached 18 years can register at Danish online casinos by giving their first and last name, address of residence, and social security number. Information for identification must document and stored on servers for five years.

Top Casino Software in Denmark
All casino software (288)

The software for online casinos in the country must meet the Gambling Authority of Denmark's standards and recommendations. For example — requirements for software certification, information security management systems, recommendations for vulnerability scanning. A detailed list of demands the regulator provides on the official website of DGA.

Booming Games
Booming Games
144 games
Synot
Synot
150 games
Bfgames
Bfgames
76 games
Ainsworth
Ainsworth
110 games
Egt
Egt
205 games
All casino software (288)

Legislation for online casinos in Denmark

Лицензия на онлайн казино Issued by the regulator — Danish gambling authority (Spillemyndigheden)
Laws

Lov om spil (Law on Gambling) of December 6, 2016

Bekendtgørelse om onlinekasino (Notice about online casinos) of November 29, 2019

Taxes
  • 20% of gross income
  • 25% corporate tax
  • annual license fee 
Taxes for players Winnings at online legal establishments are tax-free
62% — for winnings obtained in illegal online casinos 
Fines for illegal gambling activities The court shall determine the amount of the penalty and the necessity to confiscate the property on the regulator's order
Languages Danish, Greenlandic, English 
Payment System  Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Neteller, PayPal, Trustly, Skrill, Fast Bank Transfer, Bank Wire, Cheque 

Denmark: regulation of online casinos

Work online casinos regulated by the Gambling Act (Gambling Act or Lov om spil; after — the Act). There is a partial state monopoly on certain entertainment types: lotteries, horse or dog racing, pigeon racing, and betting on random events. 

Danish Tax Ministry determined by the country's gambling policy. Besides, online gambling regulated by the «Notice of online casino» № 1288 of 29.11.2019.  

The Danish gambling authority (Gambling Authority, Spillemyndigheden, or DGA) regulates gambling in Denmark.

The DGA's responsibilities include:

  • issuance of licenses to the organizers of land and online casinos;
  • continuous supervision of online casinos;
  • combating illegal gambling activities;
  • controlling the operations of licensed operators to ensure that money games are adequately played by the law and responsible play;
  • licensing of game products marketing to operators;
  • implementing measures to prevent money laundering by gambling institutions in the country;
  • combating contractual matches in sport.

The Gambling Department cooperates with the country's ministries to protect the rights of players and public interests.

Protecting the interests of players and helping ludomaniacs in Denmark

Online casinos in Denmark must provide visitors to the resource for temporary or permanent removal from gambling activities. Temporary exclusion of access lasts at least 30 days.  The player has the right to ask the operator to disable the account for 24 hours.

A list of individuals who wish to restrict access to gambling — ROFUS  Provided that the user's accounts in all online institutions of the country permanently suspended, they are closed for at least 12 months. To apply for inclusion in the list of suspended players, please visit the website of the Office.

StopGame — assistance program from DGA for gamblers, seeking advice and guidance on inappropriate gambling behavior and gambling addiction signs.  

You can contact us by phone at +45 70 22 28 25 or fill out the contact form on the Spillemyndigheden website. The StopSpillet Center located at Odense, 25 Englandsgade St., 6th floor.

A list of institutions for free help in the fight against addicts in Danish cities can found on the DGA website.

Center for Ludomani
Center for Ludomani
Østergade 42
Odense Universitetshospital Svendborg Sygehus
Odense Universitetshospital Svendborg Sygehus
Kløvervænget 3, post 138
Anonymous request in Danish gambling Authority
Anonymous request in Danish gambling Authority
Spillemyndigheden - Englandsgade 25, 6. sal
Contact Danish gambling Authority
Contact Danish gambling Authority
Odense, st. Englandsgade 25, 6 sal
FAQ about Online Casinos in Denmark
What taxes do players with winning online casinos in Denmark pay?

Money prizes received from participation in legal gambling online casinos are not taxed. Winnings received in illegal gambling establishments are considered personal income of the player and taxed at a 62% rate.

Can a non-resident of Denmark open an online casino?

Yes. The official representatives of a legal or natural person can apply to open an online gambling business.

Is it possible to complain about the illegal actions of an online gambling organizer?

Yes, it is possible to file a complaint by filling in an application on the Gambling Office of Denmark website, calling the police, or calling DGA: +45 72 38 79 1.