IAGA Summit Focus: Germany Spports Betting, Online Poker & Virtual Slot Machines
By Dr Wulf Hambach, Yannick Skulski, Phillip Beumer und Christian Reidel, Hambach & Hambach RAe, published in G3 Magazine
On July 1st, 2021, the State Treaty on the New Regulation of Gaming in Germany (State Treaty on Gaming 2021 – GlüStV 2021) came into force. Now the permission for an event of sports betting, online poker and virtual slot machine games is granted on application. If the specific requirements are met, there is a right to approval. However, if the competent authority nonetheless refuses to grant the licence, the applicant is liable for damages under certain circumstances.
Please find the complete article in German here.