27.03.2019
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iGaming Business: Land Ahoy! But only just…

Written by Dr Wulf Hambach, Dr Stefan Bolay and Dr Stefanie Fuchs, Hambach & Hambach for iGamingBusiness.com Last week’s Minister-President Conference saw Germany make a decisive move towards a total overhaul of the country’s gambling regulations following years of legal disputes and failed progress. Wulf Hambach, Stefan Bolay and Stefanie Fuchs of leading German law…

22.03.2019
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iGaming Business: Germany ratifies Third State Treaty on Gambling

The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the third amended State Treaty on Gambling, paving the way for operators to apply for sports betting licences in the market, while Schleswig-Holstein will be allowed to run its own, liberal regulatory regime. This article originally appeared on iGamingBusiness.com on March 21. To read the whole…

19.03.2019
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Sueddeutsche Zeitung: Taschengeld für Pixelmüll

866 Millionen Euro gaben deutsche Gamer im ersten Halbjahr 2018 für In-Game-Käufe aus. Ein guter Teil davon dürfte für sogenannte Lootboxen ausgegeben worden sein. Die – oft jugendlichen – Spieler kaufen sich damit die Chance auf einen wertvollen Gegenstand, können aber auch nur wertlosen Kram in der virtuellen Kiste finden. Experten halten den Kauf von…

13.03.2019
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CalvinAyre.com: Germany’s Dr. Patrick Sensburg: Grey market is no good for anyone

Gambling regulations have been hard to get straight in Germany, largely due to complications of the political system there. To help us understand their struggle, Dr. Patrick Sensberg, a member of the German Parliament since 2009 representing Hochsauerlandkreis in North Rhine-Westphalia, joined Becky Liggero to explain the situation. (…) Please read the full article and…