By Daniel Macadam, GamblingCompliance, published at www.gamblingcompliance.com Bwin.Party saw revenues sag further in the second quarter ahead of the planned launch of a new poker product and regulated online gambling in New Jersey in the second half of the year. The London-listed online gambling operator said in a pre-close trading update today that revenue was “softer…


World Regulatory Briefing met in Germany – Where were the German gambling regulators?

This is a translation of the article “World Regulatory Briefing tagte in Deutschland – Wo waren die deutschen Glücksspielregulierer?” written by Ansgar Lange and published in German at freiewelt.net Frankfurt am Main. The English conference organisers CLARION are accustomed to success: they organise, among other events, the ICE Show in London – the largest gaming…


World Regulatory Briefing Germany 2013

‘’Resolving Germany: A01ssessing the stability of the federal licensing regime and clarifying how to establish your presence for long term investment in Europe’s most profitable and complex market’’ The second annual World Regulatory Briefing in Germany is just around the corner and filling up fast! The regulation of Europe’s biggest and most profitable market is…


Over 20 licenses in Schleswig-Holstein

This is a translation of the article “Über 20 Lizenzen in Schleswig-Holstein” written by Tobias Kuske, published at www.sponsors.de Schleswig-Holstein has issued further sports-betting and online-casino licences. The controversy is: 22 companies now have a sports betting licence in the northern state whereas the other 15 states still only want to approve 20 concessions. The…


ECJ Judgement in the Carmen Media case (represented by Hambach & Hambach Law Firm):Gücksspielstaatsvertrag (German Interstate Treaty on Gambling) violates Union law – Schleswig-Holstein’s model now trend-setting

Press release by Hambach & Hambach Law Firm After the ECJ’s decision in case C-46/08 Carmen Media, the German gambling monopoly has come to an end. In its decision given today, the ECJ makes it clear that the Verwaltungsgericht (Administrative Court) of Schleswig, in its resolution of 30 January 2008 referring the case for a…


WOGLR: “German state plans to pull out of interstate gambling treaty”

Published by WorldOnlineGamblingLawReport The German State of Schleswig-Holstein called this month for the cancellation of a German interstate gambling treaty – the Interstate Treaty on Lotteries (ITL) – that outlaws online gambling in all of Germany’s 16 states. The local ruling coalition, consisting of Angela Merkel’s Christian-Democratic Party (CDU) and the Liberal Party (FDP), has…