Danish Authority Reports On Year Of Upheaval

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) has released its review of 2016, a year in which the watchdog relocated its operational base away from Copenhagen, but also inked new agreements on match-fixing, and cooperated with international watchdogs on money laundering.

During 2016, the DGA shifted the bulk of its operations from the capital Copenhagen 170 kilometres west to Odense. As a result, around half of the staff in the Copenhagen office left their posts, requiring scores of new staff to be hired and trained during the second half of the year.

Writing in the report, Birgitte Sand, director of the DGA, said: “The move was one of our biggest challenges.

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