Net Entertainment and Danske Spil have entered a licensing agreement by which NetEnt will be providing a large range of games to the Danish gaming company.
New Licensing Agreement for Net Entertainment
Net Entertainment, the well known and trusted digital entertainment company, will be providing casino games to Danske Spil. Danske Spil is a largely government-owned gaming company in Denmark. The new games infusion is expected to increase traffic to Danske Spil's online sites.
Danske Spil is seen as one of the leading lottery operators worldwide, and is a member of the World Lottery Association (WLA). The company offers both land-based and online gaming, and is expected strengthen its online offering with the Net Entertainment licensing deal.
"NetEnt was among the first to supply online casino games on the regulated Danish online gaming market in 2012," said Per Eriksson, the Chief Executive Officer and President of Net Entertainment.
"I am very pleased about this partnership as we continue our expansion in the strategic WLA channel. I am confident that Danske Spil will strengthen its leading position when introducing NetEnt's portfolio of world-class thrilling games."
About Danske Spil
Danske Spil A/S has been operating since 1948. The company was originally known as Dansk Tipstjeneste A/S. The company offered football betting until it was given permission to operate lottery services in 1989. The company later introduced scratch cards and additional sports betting. The company moved into the land-based slot machine market in 2001 with its subsidiary, Danske Automatspil.
The Danish parliament passed new gambling laws in 2010. The new laws allowed other companies to apply for online gambling licenses, including both sports betting and online gaming. Danske Spil, through its subsidiary Danske Lotteri Spil A/S now offer a large range of products including Lotto, Onsdags Lotto, Keno, Quick, Bingo, Joker, Dantoto, and Eurojackpot. In addition to these lottery-style games, the company offers casino, poker, and other games via its Danske Licens Spil A/S subsidiary. The company is currently 80% state-owned.
About Net Entertainment
Net Entertainment is a leader in the world of digital entertainment. The company has been providing gaming software since 1996. Net Entertainment strives to stay ahead of the vast competition in the gaming software world. Net Entertainment has regular slot releases, and offers both online and mobile gaming solutions. The company is publicly listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm (NET-B).