Denmark had recently joined with the growing list of nations of EU for implementation of online gambling law. Thus, it has published names of its first batch of gambling operators, to issue gambling license for conducting online games. As the fact, a total 38 online gambling operators have qualified to obtain gambling licenses from Denmark. The major online operators are Unibet, PokerStars, 888, Betfair, bwin.party and PKR.
Malta licensing company had issued approximately 20 licenses, among which 9 of them are issued to Denmark. Denmark has granted overall 55 licenses, which will result in increase of 200 domain names, from which websites of online poker will operate. The gambling licenses were declared just ahead of gaming legislation of Denmark. On 1st of January 2012, this legislation would come in to enforce for regulating online gambling in Denmark. This legislation was previously approved by parliament of Denmark and European Commission (EC).