Spillemyndigheden of Denmark reported an increase in gambling revenue across all verticals for February. It said overall gross gaming revenue was up 18.3% year-on-year at DKK58 million of €78.69 million.

Spillemyndigheden observed the increase across sports betting, gaming machines, and both online and land-based casinos. Sports betting in Denmark saw the largest rise, based on numbers received by the Danish Tax Agency. The gross gaming revenue is up to 32.5 per cent year-on-year at DKK178 million. By 18.5 per cent to DKK278 million, online casino was up due to a lower return to player.
At DKK100 million, gaming machine revenue was up just 1.85 per cent. On the other hand, 7 per cent year-on-year to DKK32 million rose on land-based casino GGR.
Sports betting accounted for 30.2 per cent of the gambling market, online casino further 47.3 per cent, slots 16.9 per cent and land-based casinos 5.4%. Mobile accounted for 65.6 per cent of sports bets, desktop 24.1 per cent and retail 10.19 per cent.
Figures from the national self-exclusion register ROFUS and StopSpillet, a gambling helpline, reported by Spillemyndigheden. From February 2023’s 48,680, the number of people in ROFUS rose by over 2,000.
According to the regulator, its gambling helpline, StopSpillet, received nearly 2,933 calls in its first five years of operation. They launched the service in January 2019.
Suggestions indicate that the majority of the calls were related to gambling problems. 56 per cent of the total, around 1,650 inquiries were from players themselves. For the moment, 40 per cent, around 1,150 were from concerned relatives. Half of these are even from parents. Some 4 per cent of calls came from professionals.
In early April, the country issued three injunctions against Mr Green for breaches of the Money Laundering Act. They identified deficiencies in risk assessments, defective business processes, and a lack of documentation.