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.

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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).

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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.

Extra Chilli
Extra Chilli
Big Time Gaming
50 Dragons
50 Dragons
Aristocrat
Gold
Gold
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Gladiator
Gladiator
Playtech
Chiquito
Chiquito
Mga
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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
76 games
Synot
Synot
65 games
Bfgames
Bfgames
58 games
Ainsworth
Ainsworth
78 games
Egt
Egt
170 games
Quickspin
Quickspin
68 games
NetEnt
NetEnt
158 games
Gaming 1
Gaming 1
65 games
Endorphina
Endorphina
82 games
Espressogames
Espressogames
76 games
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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 [1] (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 [2]» № 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 [3]  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 [4].

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 [5] website. The StopSpillet Center located at Odense, 25 Englandsgade St., 6th floor.

A list of institutions [6] 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.