The planned openning of the Danish gambling industry to the world is postponed til the summer of 2011 after the protest regarding recommended rate of taxes and an annual fee of between €7,000 and €200,000.
Right now, online casinos and other gambling companies are not really sure about the start-off day, and as a result they had to temporarily terminate their operation for another six months before the actual start-off.
It needs to be mentioned that the tax rate has been filed during the idle period, however, the review by the European Commission has ceased. Denmark’s Minister for Taxation, who believes that the country has been acting in accordance with the European Union Law regarding the draft legislation, is going to the headquarters of the European Commission in hope resolve the tax problem.
So far, Danske Spil has been enjoying the advantage it has now over other entrants.