Danish GGR drops 18.2% in August

The Danish Gambling Authority (Spillemyndigheden) has announced the country's gaming revenue for August, which amounted to DKK494m (£56.3m/€66.3m/$76.8m).


This was a decrease of 18.2% from July and down 1.2% from the previous August.

Sports betting GGR was down significantly, dropping to DKK128m from DKK235m in July.

This was a decrease of 45.5% month-on-month and down 26.0% from DKK173m recorded in August 2020.

Online casino GGR came to DKK221m, a 3.4% drop from DKK229m reported in July but a 87.2% rise from DKK118m reported in the previous August.

Slot machine revenue was DKK112m in August, a rise of 2.7% from July and a 1.8% rise from the August last year.

Land-based casinos generated DKK33m in revenue throughout the month. This was an increase of 6.4% monthly and 13.7% year-on-year.

In August, it was announced that Danish gaming revenue for the first half of the year had grown by 6.4% to DKK2.8bn.