Despite just being revealed the other day, Danish esports organisation Astralis has actually ended its partnership with online gambling establishment platform Roobet.
In a declaration by the organisation, Astralis confessed had not carried out due diligence all right around ‘local legal matters’.
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A day prior, the 2 entities had actually revealed a 2- year offer. The partnership consisted of Roobet’s logo design being included on the jerseys of its CS: GO lineup and digital platforms. On top of the jersey sponsorship, Astralis and Roobet were to team up on a variety of activations.
Anders Hørsholt, CEO of Astralis, discussed the matter: “We have today advised Roobet that with immediate effect, we wish to terminate the contract we presented on Thursday. In this incident, we did not perform our due diligence well enough around local legal matters, and when you make a mistake, you must correct it. This is what we do now.”
Exact information regarding the legal matters were not verified in the declaration.
According to legal guide ICLG, any business that has an interest in establishing an online betting platform in Denmark should be developed within the EU/EEA or have actually a designated agent within the nation.
Roobet, which is the brand of Raw Entertainment B.V., is certified and authorised through and by the Government of Cura çao, a Dutch Caribbean island, and runs under its jurisdiction.
Moreover, a video gaming service provider should acquire a license from the Danish Gaming Authority to be able to provide online gambling establishments and/or wagering in Denmark, as seen on its site It is not yet clear whether Roobet acquired an online gambling establishment license, nevertheless the business is not noted under ‘License Holders’.
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Roobet has yet to provide a declaration concerning its partnership termination with Astralis.
Esports Insider states: It is great to see Astralis doing something about it rapidly after its bad move. The esports organisation has actually taken responsibility for this error, nevertheless, it’ll be intriguing to see what public declaration Roobet will make, and even if the platform prepares to make one.
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