Tag Archives: Norway
- Norwegian banks ordered to block online gambling payments
May 2, 2017
Norway’s gambling regulator has ordered local banks to cut off the flow of money between Norwegian gamblers and unauthorized online gambling operators. Norwegian media outlet Klassekampen recently reported that the Norwegian Gaming Authority (Lotteri-og Stiftelsestilsynet) had issued an order on March 29 requiring banks to cease processing transactions with seven...
- Norwegian Gaming Authority tightens the noose on skin betting
March 15, 2017
The Norwegian Gaming Authority (NGA) is taking direct aim at gambling operators who are illegally offering skin betting in the country amid rising cases of underage gambling. In a note dated March 3, the NGA warned operators will face sanctions should they be caught offering skin betting in its jurisdiction....
- Kindred Group launch Nordic VIP-focused online casino
January 18, 2017
Unibet’s parent company Kindred Group has launched a new online casino brand focused on Scandinavian high-rollers. On Wednesday, the Kindred Group announced the launch of Storspiller.com, a new online casino brand focused on gambling whales – defined as customers “who play for £200 or more per month” – in Norway...
- Norway keeps online monopoly, gives EveryMatrix a taste
December 20, 2016
Norway has decided to stick with its online gambling monopoly rather than open up the market to international licensees. On Friday, Norway’s Culture Minister Linda Helleland dashed the hopes of international operators hoping to be granted permission to operate within Norway with the government’s approval. Helleland said the government had...
- Norway calls on Sportradar to support Macolin Convention’s anti match Manipulation National Platform
December 8, 2016
With European countries beginning to assemble National Platforms in accordance with the Council of Europe’s Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, today, Norway’s National Platform has put pen to paper on a partnership with Sportradar Integrity Services. Under the terms of the relationship, the global leader in matchfixing prevention,...
- Sweden, Norway media outlets under fire over gambling advertising
October 8, 2015
Sweden's media outlets are hoping their pledge to self-regulate on the issue of gambling advertising will fend off a more strict intervention by the government. Last month, Sweden’s government commenced its long-awaited inquiry into revising its gambling market. The process, which is expected to take 18 months, will examine all...
Report: Sweden to end Svenska Spel online gambling monopoly
March 30, 2017
Gambling operators welcome Swedish liberalization roadmap
March 31, 2017