Tag Archives: Germany
- Martin Arendts: Germany needs a modern gambling regulation
July 25, 2017
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Becky Liggero, Martin Arendts talks about the condition of the German gambling market and why he thinks that the industry has not moved forward. The stability and success of gambling industry is anchored to sound and fair gambling regulation. It provides detailed requirements that gaming...
- WPT will televise European Championships Germany; Borenstein wins WPT500
July 12, 2017
The World Poker Tour announce plans to hold a televised European Championships in Germany, and Jon Borenstein beats 3,541 entrants to win the WPT500 at the ARIA. The World Poker Tour (WPT) needs a bigger rucksack after announcing plans to host a televised WPT Main Event in Europe for the...
- WSOP review: Jens Lakemeier wins Germany’s first bracelet
July 4, 2017
A short and sweet World Series of Poker round-up congratulating the Germans for winning their first bracelet of the summer courtesy of Jens Lakemeier, the Crazy Eights event drags in crazy numbers, and the Poker Player Championship begins. I know what you’ve been thinking these past three weeks - why...
- Schleswig-Holstein to revive shelved online gambling policy
June 2, 2017
The German state of Schleswig-Holstein’s new coalition government says it intends to ignore the new federal State Treaty on Gambling in favor of an independent and more liberal regulatory scheme. Last month, local elections in Schleswig-Holstein failed to produce a single majority party, leading to complex negotiations on a coalition...
- German court says ‘nein’ to Hesse online sports betting scheme
June 1, 2017
A German’s state’s efforts to offer a stopgap online sports betting licensing regime has been struck down a local court. Last September, the German state of Hesse announced that it would allow online betting operators to apply for Duldungsverfügungen aka “temporary toleration dispositions.” These pseudo licenses would only apply within...
- Novomatic acquire Germany’s Casino Royal Group
April 4, 2017
Austrian gaming operator Novomatic has expanded its German presence via the acquisition of slots hall operator Casino Royal. The German Federal Cartel Office recently approved Novomatic’s purchase of the Casino Royal Group, one of Germany’s largest gambling hall businesses. Casino Royal operates around 3,500 gambling machines at 130 locations, with...
German states approve new federal gambling treaty
March 17, 2017
Lottoland disrupting lottery monopolies in Germany, Ireland
March 16, 2017
DraftKings launch German-facing daily fantasy sports site
March 23, 2017