Denmark launch wide-ranging gambling consultation

News on 11 Jan 2019

The Danish Tax Ministry has launched a consultation focusing on responsible gambling measures, promotions and deposits, open until February 4, 2019 and covering the Charity lotteries, gaming machines, land-based casinos, land-based betting, online betting and online casino sectors.

A draft executive order which would come into effect on July 1, 2019 details KYC requirements, ring-fenced player funds, a ban on under 18 gambling, more expansive responsible gambling measures, player-set deposit limits including a 24-hour cooling off period for changes and a choke on requirements for deposits to obtain a promotional offer which can not exceed DKK1,000, among other provisions.

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