Norsk Rikstoto is also state-owned and is the only company authorised to arrange horse race betting. 2, it is legal to arrange gambling parties at home, as long as these parties are not organised as a business. Gambling in Norway is illegal for the most part. Norsk Tipping and, norsk Rikstoto are the 2 only companies allowed to offer gambling services to Norwegian citizens. Norsk Tipping offers games like lotteries, sports betting, Keno and several others. The players required to have a special card to play on them. 6 Norsk Tipping Business Case: Norsk Rikstoto The Register: Norway gov mulls blocking online gambling m: Norway Puts Ban on Online Gaming Payments a b Statement of. Except games offered by Norsk Tipping, all other forms of online gambling are illegal, 3 with the government working towards stopping foreign companies from operating in Norway. In June 2010 the Norwegian Government passed a law that forced all. In 20, the gross turnover from slot machines was NOK 9 billion and NOK 26 billion. That was a tremendous growth comparing to the NOK 200 million in 1990, when slots accounted for a marginal part of the gross. Only the authority of a legal statute could grant such permission. Thus, all other games, where the main factor affecting the win was luck, were prohibited. Unauthorized gaming operators were punished. Three acts that were introduced later in the. In 2004, slot machines brought 64 of gross turnover and 43 of net turnover. Being poorly regulated and possessing a serious market potential, slot machines industry grew very fast. The Lottery Act granted licenses only to charitable organizations, but. 4, norwegian citizens are also required to declare tax winnings made in another country. Lottery and gaming legislation edit, lotteries and games have always been strictly controlled by the Norwegian government. According to 298 and 299 of the Norwegian. Norsk Tipping is wholly state-owned company under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Culture and Church affairs, 1 with rules about what times of day, and how much money players can bet. As of January 2011 all players have. In 2002 the authorities started working towards restricting slots. One of the officially named reasons for limiting the number of slot machines and introducing various strict requirements was that the number of problem gamblers grew almost proportionally to the. 5, in the late 1990s, operation of slots fell under the regulation of the Lottery Act 1995. That was a piece of legislation prepared at the beginning of the last decade of the 20th century. While at the dawn.