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The Danish Gaming Authority has released a list of licensees who will be able to offer their wagering services when the market is opened to Danish punters in January.
The first wave of licensed casino operators includes 38 different companies from 55 countries. Among the more prominent licensees are: Ladbrokes International Limited, Hillside Limited (Bet365), Nordic Odds Limited (Nordicbet), Gnuf Limited (Gnuf, Betway), Reel Denmark Limited (Pokerstarts), and 888.
Thor Möger Pedersen, Denmark's Minister of Taxation commented on the issue, saying "From January the (Danish) gambling market will be orderly and we will ensure that holders of a betting and online casino licence to operate on the Danish market also contribute to the society. Danes as well as the many associations supported by the gambling market can be joyful."
A full list of the approved licensees can be viewed at http://www.skat.dk/SKAT.aspx?oId=1976915&lang=US .