Danish Online Poker and Casino Offered by Bwin.party

Published Sunday, January 08, 2012 - Online-Casinos.com

The progress in the European jurisdiction for the liberalization of online gambling rules has been slow but steady. Spain has delayed the introduction of legal online gambling but only for a short while. Spain is Europe’s third largest economy so operators are eager to be accepted for a Spanish license.

In Denmark however the action has begun and companies are announcing the launch of their offerings with huge sign up bonuses and deals. Recently Bwin.party.digital Entertainment made it known that its online poker and casino has gone live in Denmark for Danske Licens Spil (‘DLS’), a wholly-owned subsidiary of former monopoly Danske Spil A/S.
The Danske Spil Group represents one of the largest betting and gaming organizations in Europe and is eighty percent owned by the Danish Government, the other twenty percent is split by the Sports Confederation of Denmark and Danish Gymnastics and Sports Associations. The online betting industry in Denmark has over a half a million registered customers to date. The Danske Spil Group offers the national lottery, gaming machines, instant, and number games. 

Jim Ryan and Norbert Teufelberger, who are Co-chief Executive Officers of Bwin.party commented proudly on the launch, “Building on our recent announcement regarding deals with both MGM and Boyd in the US market, this is another important milestone in the execution of our stated strategy that is focused on securing leadership positions in regulated and to-be-regulated markets. We are delighted that DLS has recognized our expertise and high standards of business practice and we look forward to building a market-leading customer offer for the Danish consumer.”
Jens Aalose, Chief Executive Officer  at Danske Licens Spil, also commented on the arrangement,  "With some of the world’s leading products in online poker and casino as well as a large international customer base, Bwin.party was the obvious choice for DLS. Combining this with Danske Spil’s unique and strong position in the Danish market I am confident that we will deliver a highly attractive customer experience to players in Denmark."



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