Chambers Global – Gaming & Gambling Award für Dr. Wulf Hambach in 2018

Wir freuen uns, dass unser Gründungspartner, Dr. Wulf Hambach, erneut bei Chambers Global für das Jahr 2018 wie folgt ausgezeichnet wurde: „Sources view founding partner and leader of Hambach & Hambach Law Firm’s gaming practice Wulf Hambach as ’someone who, over the years, has accumulated strong experience and an ability to navigate the choppy waters…


GamblingCompliance: German Legislator Sees Long-Awaited Progress On Gambling Regime

By David Altaner, published at gamblingcompliance.com An influential member of parliament is predicting that German online gambling legislation will be proposed this year and passed within 18 months, with the only question being whether it is “big reform or small reform”. Four German states — Schleswig-Holstein, Hesse, Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia — are working seriously…


marketing-BÖRSE: Nach Scheitern des „Glücksspielstaatsvertrages“

Veröffentlicht auf www.marketing-boerse.de Verband fordert Schaffung legaler Märkte. DVTM Deutscher Verband für Telekommunikation und Medien e.V. | 01.02.2018 Seit Jahren wird hierzulande über eine Neuordnung des Glücksspiels, insbesondere dessen Online-Vertriebsformen, diskutiert. Vor diesem Hintergrund hat der DVTM am 30. Januar auf dem SPOBIS, Europas größtem Sportbusiness-Kongress, ein Panel organisiert. 


GamblingCompliance: Munich Court Rules German Lottery Monopolies Flout EU Law

By Joe Ewens A German court has found that the country’s numerous state lottery monopolies are operating in defiance of EU law, emboldening eager private lottery companies seeking to establish a foothold in the lucrative market. In a judgment announced late last week, the Administrative Court of Munich declared that the land-based lottery monopolies currently…


GamingIntelligence: Germany sets collision course with EC by ratifying new State Treaty

By GamingIntelligence, www.gamingintelligence.com The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the country’s amended State Treaty on Gambling, setting up a showdown with the European Commission which has already criticised the legislation. The Minister-President Conference held on Thursday (March 16th) saw the heads of each state sign the amended Treaty, which removes a number of controversial provisions…


GamingIntelligence: German iGaming reforms thrown into disarray by new EC opinion

By Gaming Intelligence Proposed changes to the German State Treaty on Gambling have been criticised by the European Commission for continuing to breach European law. The incompatibility of the proposed changes, which were introduced to address earlier issues of incompatibility with EU law, are detailed in a document seen by Gaming Intelligence and come just…


GamblingCompliance: Germany’s Sports-Betting Plans Progress Despite EC Concerns

By Elisa Grabbe, published at www.gamblingcompliance.com The European Commission has blasted Germany’s new sports-betting licensing plans for potentially infringing EU law and limiting competition, but Germany is nevertheless expected to ink the changes in just a few days. With draft amendments having completed their standstill period at the commission last Friday, the prime ministers of…


GamblingCompliance: Germany Moves To Exclude Slots From AML Checks

By Elisa Grabbe, published at www.gamblingcompliance.com Slot halls, lotteries and on-course tote betting will be exempt from strict new anti-money laundering (AML) requirements, according to a bill published in Germany last week. The bill will transpose the European 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD) into German law and has been published following a consultation with stakeholders…


„EU Gaming Law Group“ – Lobby Arbeit in Europa für die Rechte des Pokerspiels

veröffentlicht auf PokerNews von Lisa Horn Lobby Arbeit für die Rechte des Pokerspiels und vor allem der Spieler/innen, durch Organisationen wie der Poker Players Alliance (PPA), der Interactive Media Entertainment Gaming Association (iMEGA) oder der Internet Commerce Association (ICA) ist unumgänglich wenn es darum geht eine einheitliche Rechts-Definition zu erlangen. Pünktlich zur „International Casino Exhibition“…