The Danish gambling regulator, has instructed local internet service providers to block 18 sites found to be in violation of the Danish act on gambling.
The report, produced in collaboration with the Danish Tax agency’s anti fraud unit, also follows the work the authority has completed in relation to illegal gambling since the online Gambling market was regulated in 2012.
The search uncovered 742 problematic sites, resulting in 22 petitions sent to the site operators notifying them of their violation of the Act.
The ruling ordering the closure of the 18 domains remain considerably lower than the 31 notices issued to rogue operation in 2017. The highest number of domain blocking order issued by the Danish authorities since the market liberalisation in 2012.
The regulator also turned its attention towards cracking down on illegal gambling group on facebook, the majority of activity is in the form of lotteries that are in contention with local monopolies.