At the end of March 2015, NetEnt and Danske Spil signed a licensing agreement by which the digital entertainment company would provide the Danish gaming company with casino games. After having finalized all the necessary details, the fully integrated NetEnt games are live on the Danske Spil network.
NetEnt Games Successfully Launched in Danish Market
Danske Spil is a government-run gaming operation that offers lottery and gaming to both the land-based and the online gaming markets in Denmark. Danske Spil is a member of the World Lottery Association (WLA), and is known as one of the top lottery operators around the world.
The agreement between NetEnt and Danske Spil had NetEnt enter the regulated Danish gaming market, and offer casino games for both the company's mobile and desktop gaming platforms.
Enrico Bradamante, the Managing Director of NetEnt Malta Ltd and Chief of European Market Operations, had the following to say regarding the casino games launch in the Danish market: "I am very pleased to announce that we have launched our games with Danske Spil, one of the leading WLA operators. I am confident that players in Denmark will enjoy our world-class thrilling games."
About Danske Spil
Danske Spil, founded in 1948 as Dansk Tipstjeneste, originally offered only football betting. In 1989, the company received authorization for lottery operations. By 1992, the company introduced its first scratchcard, and in 1994, a more general sports betting product was launched. The company formed a subsidiary, Danske Spil in 2000, which offered horseracing and dog racing betting. Slot machines were first offered in 2001 when Danske Automatspil was founded. The company merged with Elite Gaming in 2011. In 2010, the Danish government opened the country's gaming market, allowing gaming suppliers to apply for licenses. At this time, the state owns 80% of the gaming company that now offers a full range of casino, poker, bingo, sportsbetting, and other gaming options.
NetEnt is a leader in the gaming industry. The company offers quality casino games software, along with complete gaming solutions for gaming operators. Since it began operations in 1996, NetEnt has grown into one of the top gaming companies, as can clearly be seen by the large number of industry awards it has received over the years. NetEnt focuses on expanding into regulated gaming markets, and strives to keep customers ahead of the competition. The company has more than 700 employees in five countries. NetEnt is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm (NET-B).