Online Casinos in Norway

Norway is a country where the Crown monopolizes gambling. There are two commercial state companies here. North Tipping is responsible for gambling. North Rikstoto allows players to bet on horse racing.

The regulators are the Norwegian Ministry of Culture (North Tipping), the Ministry of Agriculture (North Rikstoto), and the King himself (both companies). The activities controlled by Lotteritilsynet lottery agency (Lottery Administration).

Online Casino Rating in Norway

The only legal online casino in Norway is KongKasino. There is poker, blackjack, baccarat, bingo, or roulette.

The online casino offers players 157 gambling entertainment, including sports betting. Online entertainment rules in Norwegian casinos may differ from foreign counterparts. There is a time limit on the site's work: lotteries and sports betting are available from 6 am to 3 am, the rest of the games — from 7 am to 3 am.

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Blazing X Asia, Diamond Duke, Age of the Gods — Apollo Power, Shields of Rome, Beetlejuice Megaways, and sports betting are popular slots in Norway.

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Operators in a country may be government-owned commercial organizations. The legislation does not prohibit gambling monopolists from cooperating with foreign software developers. Periodically announced international tenders for the supply of software necessary for organizing the operation of an online casino.

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Norway online casino regulations

Online casino license Crown Monopoly
Taxes The number of fees and deductions sets by the King
Player taxes No
Fines for illegal gambling The number of fines set by the court on the order of Lotteritilsynet
Payment systems
  • Visa,
  • Buypass,
  • direct bank transfers

Norway Online Casinos: Crown Regulatory Policy

There is a state gambling monopoly in the country.

The  Laws establishing the rules for conducting gambling:

Law Scope of regulation
Lov om pengespill m.v. (pengespilloven) The Law «On Gambling» (after this — the Law) establishes the rules for creating state commercial companies, the procedure for monitoring their activities, paying taxes and fees, and a list of permitted gambling
Lov om lotterier m.v. (lotteriloven) Regulates the process of organizing lotteries
Lov om veddemål ved totalisator (totalisatorloven)  Regulates the licensing of racetracks and betting on horse racing 

The state-owned commercial company operates under the Lotteritilsynet (The Norwegian Gaming Authority). It is under the authority of the Norwegian Ministry of Culture and the King.

Two companies became state monopolists of the gambling business in Norway.

Name Field of activity
North Tipping

Online and land-based gambling:

  • traditional, digital and instant lotteries;
  • online casino (roulette, blackjack, card games, slots);
  • sports betting;
  • slot machines;
  • bingo
North Rikstoto Horse racing

Profits from gambling used to develop the social sphere. You can play in a casino in Norway from the age of 18.

The Ministry of Culture regulates the activities of the country's gambling establishments:

  1. Establishes the rules for the processing of personal information of users and the general rules for conducting gambling business.
  2. Financially limits the activities of service providers.
  3. Regulate the work of Lotteritilsynet.
  4. Monitors compliance with the rules, the distribution of prizes, disposes of unreleased winnings.
  5. Regulates and monitors the accounting of companies.
  6. Prohibits lotteries and gambling that can abuse or challenging to control.
  7. Write additional rules and regulations regarding the revocation of permits, legal action, or penalties for illegal online activity.

The law prohibits the issuance of licenses to provide online gambling services to local and foreign private companies.

Online casinos in Norway are inferior to their foreign counterparts in the number of games, bet sizes, and jackpots. There are no welcome bonuses on the licensed site.

Foreign suppliers and operators of online casinos in Norway are prohibited. Norwegian banks have blocked the withdrawal of funds from international casinos since 2010.

It is prohibited in the country to advertise foreign and national gaming resources. Responsible gambling programs promoted and relevant principles actively implemented.

Technical support and measures to prevent gambling addiction in Norway

When registering at the KongKasino online casino, you need to set spending limits.

Restrictions apply:

  • the maximum monthly limit is 20,000 kroons;
  • in instant online lotteries, the limit is NOK 10,000 per month or NOK 400 per day;
  • the monthly spending limit on Multix slots is 2,700 CZK (650 CZK per day), while in Bingoria, it is 4,400 CZK (or 900 CZK per day).

The bet per line's size is limited, winnings at online casinos in Norway above 10,000 kroons automatically transferred to the player's registered bank account. The Play Scan system monitors the actions of participants and reports the risk of gambling addiction.

The Hjelpelinjen helpline operates to help addicted gamblers and their families. Contacts: phone +47 800 800 40, email The website contains a list of centers assisting in different regions of Norway.

The online addiction treatment program lasts three months. In Norway, there are support groups for addicts Spillavhengighet — Norge and Anonyme Gamblere Norge.

Players can consult their family doctor to obtain a referral for treatment. Gambling addiction problems are dealt with in public clinics in Norway.

The University Hospital of North Norway
The University Hospital of North Norway
Lars Eriksens vei 10 D, Tromsø
The Lottery and Foundation Authority
The Lottery and Foundation Authority
Storehagen 1B, PO Box 800, 6805 Førd
Norwegian gambling
Norwegian gambling
Måsåbekkvegen 20, 2315 Hamar
FAQ about Online Casinos in Norway
Are cross-licensed casinos legal in Norway?

Not. The country's laws and government do not allow unlicensed casinos. Norwegian banks do not pay winnings from foreign gambling establishments to cards of residents.

Do Norwegian residents pay taxes on winnings at the country's legal online casino?

Not. There is no special tax regime for winnings in online gambling establishments in Norway.

What are the restrictions for players on KongKasino Norway?

The resource is available at a specific time — lotteries from 6 am to 3 am, other games — from 7 am to 3 am. There are cash limits that players can spend on gambling on a monthly or daily basis.