Danish GGR down 18.2 per cent in August

Spillemyndigheden has reported Danish revenue figures for August.
Spillemyndigheden has reported Danish revenue figures for August.

Revenue from Denmark’s regulated gaming market came in at DKK494m (€66.3m).

Denmark.- The Danish gambling regulator Spillemyndigheden has reported that gaming revenue reached DKK494m (€66.3m) in August, a drop of 18.2 per cent month-on-month and 1.2 per cent year-on-year.

Revenue for July had been up 13.9 per cent against the previous month.

Sports betting revenue (DKK128m) was down both year-on-year and month-on-month – dropping 45.5 per cent from July (DKK235m) and 26 per cent from August 2020 (DKK173m).

Online casino revenue was up 87.2 per cent year-on-year at DKK221m, but was down 3.4 per cent against July 2021.

There was, however, a rise in land-based revenue, with revenue from slot machines up 2.7 per cent month-on-month and 1.8 per cent year-on-year, at DKK112m.

Land-based casino revenue was up 6.4 per cent against July and up 13.7 per cent from August 2020, reaching DKK33m.

Last month, Spillemyndigheden warned operators to respect regulations for the marketing of slots winnings.

Operators are only allowed to promote slots winnings of up to DKK600 (€80.7), but the regulator says some slots have been advertising higher winnings.

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