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Understanding Online Casino Legality in Norway

In Norway, the realm of online casinos operates within a grey area of legality, presenting both restrictions and opportunities for players. Governed by laws such as the Gaming Scheme Act of 18 March 2022 no. 12 and the Gaming Scheme Regulation of 17 November 2022 no. 1978, the provision, marketing, or distribution of gambling activities without authorization from the Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority is strictly prohibited.

This encompasses both domestic and foreign-based operators targeting Norwegian customers. However, despite these stringent regulations, online casino opera…