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Several gaming companies announce they are pulling out of Norway

The companies behind Unibet, Betsson, ComeOn and bet365 have been operating illegally in Norway for several years. They are in the process of withdrawing from the Norwegian market.

NetEnt's Mega Fortune drops €4.9 million jackpot

A Betsson player from Norway became the second multi-millionaire crowned this year with the help of Mega Fortune.

Northern Lights Casino introduces NRVNA

The casino has added NetEnt's outer space-themed slot and now accepts players from seven new countries.

Norway to host its first legal poker event

Global Poker Tours will run the 2015 Norwegian Championships, consisting of five regional championships leading up to a main event in Oslo.

Feds bust Macho Sports

International gambling ring involving Peru, Norway and Southern California busted by feds, 18 people arrested.

Norway considers blocking online gambling

Norwegian government considers blocking foreign online gambling sites.

Norwegian pro wins WSOP mixed event, $260,497

Sigurd Eskeland won the $2,500 Mixed Games championship at the World Series of Poker on Tuesday morning, claiming a WSOP gold bracelet and $260,497 in prize money.

Norwegian consumers despair as transaction blocking kicks in

Right2bet discusses Norway becoming blocking financial transactions to prohibit their citizens from using unlicensed foreign gambling operators.

Ivobank supports Norwegian Kroner

Ivobank has announced that it is supporting the Norwegian Kroner to facilitate payment from Norwegian customers.

Drop out's a poker ace at just 20, with millions in the bank

International news brief: Obrestad is a poker phenomenon: a high-school drop-out and under-age gambler who has become a record-breaking champion.

Norway passes its own version of the UIGEA

Report: The Norwegian parliament passed a proposal this week that mimics the United States' Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and bans financial transactions between the Norwegians and online gambling operators.

Online Poker Pro Scandinavia on top

Online Poker Pro Scandinavia, a new magazine devoted exclusively to Internet poker, is now the largest poker publication in Scandinavia.

Norway proposes gambling law amendments

International News Brief: Norway's government proposes amendment to gambling laws to make it illegal for Norwegian financial institutions to process payments for online gaming websites.

Norway ends charity slots

International News Brief: Volunteer organisations and charities in Norway such as the Red Cross have for years made oodles of money by operating their own slot machines, but authorities are about to put an end to that.

EFTA court releases decision

The EFTA Court emphasize that an international provider cannot be denied access to any market if that country's monopolistic system is neither appropriate, proportionate nor necessary.

EFTA slot decision released

The EFTA Court has released its decision on whether Norway's national legislation intended to introduce a monopoly for slot machines was in conformity with EFTA's internal market regulations.

Norwegians betting more and more

International News Brief: Norway's top research group will try to determine what percentage of the population is addicted to gambling as the amount of money spent on games of chance spirals upward.

FHM/Purple Lounge Poker Tour Qualifiers Launched

The qualifying tournaments for the Norwegian FHM/Purple Lounge Poker Tour started in earnest this month with sponsor Purple Lounge offering ten opportunities to win a free seat on the tour.

Purple Lounge Offers Chance at Norway Tour

The qualifying tournaments for the Norwegian FHM/Purple Lounge Poker Tour started in earnest this month with sponsor Purple Lounge offering ten opportunities to win a free seat on the tour.

Scientific Games Wins Contract

Scientific Games has been awarded a contract to replace the legacy sports betting system of Norway's state-owned Norsk Tipping.

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