GamblingCompliance: German Betting Tender Progresses As ECJ Sets Digibet Decision Date

Published by Daniel Macadam, GamblingCompliance Europe’s highest court will rule next week on a case into the enforceability of Germany’s internet gambling restrictions, but lawyers believe it is unlikely to disrupt the country’s contentious betting tender as applicants move into the final phase. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will release its judgment on June…


GamblingCompliance: German Betting Licences Set To Miss World Cup Kick Off

By Daniel Macadam, published at GamblingCompliance German operators yesterday said that sports-betting licences will not be issued in time for this summer’s football World Cup, with many looking ahead to 2015 instead. Commercial and state operators alike at a conference in Berlin dismissed any hopes that the coveted 20 licences would be active ahead of…


GamingLaw.eu: SPONSORs Sports Gaming Summit

Source: GamingLaw.eu “First Schleswig-Holstein goes it alone, then the E-15 treaty is signed, and finally the Hessian Ministry of the Interior rejects all remaining betting licence applications. Annoyance, uncertainty and a lack of understanding prevails – so what happens now with the licences, new technologies, sponsorship and financing of popular sports? There is an urgent…


Pay-to-Play Fantasy Sports can be legal in Germany!

Ground breaking federal court decision in Germany in favor of Germany´s famous web portal www.bild.de – legal expertise compiled by Hambach & Hambach: For more information please contact the co-author of the Fantasy Sports Legal Study: Dr. Wulf Hambach (contact details: n.tonelli@timelaw.de or call +49 89 389975-72) Please click here for the official press release…


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…


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…