WOGLR: The legality of ’50 cent’ gambling

published in WorldOnlineGamblingLawReport, issue 08/09

By Dr. Wulf Hambach and Susanna Münstermann

A regional court in Germany recently ruled that an online raffle was an illegal ‘game of chance’, even though its participation fee was 50 cents – which makes the online raffle admissible under the German Interstate Broadcast Treaty (RStV). Dr. Wulf Hambach and Susanna Münstermann, of Hambach & Hambach, discuss the differentiation between the RStV, teh German Interstate Treaty on Gamblin and the German Criminal Law…


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