WOGLR: Schleswig-Holstein v 15 states: the legal battle turns political

By Dr. Wulf Hambach and Dr. Stefan Bolay, published in WOGLR, October 2011 issue 10 The German State of Schleswig-Holstein recently approved a liberal gambling law, ignoring the wish of the 15 other federal states to agree on a new Interstate Treaty on Gambling (ITG), which advocates tight gambling regulation and a limited number of…


WOGLR: Germany’s legal framework after the Carmen Media case

By Dr. Wulf Hambach and Dr. Michael Hettich, published in WOGLR, January 2011 issue 1 A number of European Court of Justice rulings – in particular, the Carmen Media case – have changed the legal basis for Germany’s gambling ban and could possibly pave the way for the end of the German Interstate Treaty on…