EGBA urges Norwegian authorities to rethink regulations

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The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has suggested the Norwegian government to introduce new regulations to enable foreign gaming companies to operate in the country, arguing that the current system is “not sustainable”. According to current regulations, Norwegian punters can legally gamble with either Norsk Tipping or Norsk Rikstoto, however, some choose to place bets with international companies that …

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Offshore operators increase spend in Norway

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The Norwegian Gaming Authority has announced its termination of supporting new regulations to limit the impact of unregulated gambling after an increase in advertising from offshore operators. International operators spend about €91m on TV ads in the country last year as a way of getting around the Norwegian gambling monopoly. The Norwegian Gaming Authority said the total represents an increase …

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Skin Betting sites become illegal in Norway

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Nordic countries have been known as the ones that yield the highest returns for online casino and online gambling websites. While in Norway the Norwegian Gaming Authority (NGA) has been tightening up the screws and making the whole legal environment within the iGaming sector impossible to enter, some operators of the online betting websites got creative to continue their operations. …