LGA and Danish Gambling Authority Sign MoU


CSB Group has learnt that Malta’s Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) and Denmark’s Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) have signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

With the intent on cooperation, Malta and Denmark, aim to arrive at a common understanding of each other’s respective regulatory approaches to remote gaming. This with the aim of promoting cooperation and provide operational assistance to one other.

The two jurisdictions will exchange information to enhance and facilitate respective licensing processes, for compliance purposes, to establish high standards, to protect young and vulnerable people and to protect players. The Memorandum of Understanding addresses issues such as equipment location parameters and common use of B2B service providers. The jurisdictions will cooperate on enforcement of their gambling laws on joint licensees and also aim to collaborate on areas such as non-duplication of requirements and controls, shared responsible gaming initiatives and employee exchange programmes.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Reuben Portanier, LGA CEO and Ms Birgitte Sand, Director of the Danish Gambling Authority.

Mr Portanier said that such a cooperation agreement between the LGA and the DGA gives a clear signal that EEA regulators wish and can cooperate on regulatory matters in the public interest and which are common to both.