Tag Archives: Schleswig-Holstein
- Schleswig-Holstein vote dooms Germany’s new gambling treaty
September 25, 2017
Germany’s latest gambling treaty appears dead in the water after two state parliaments decided not to sign on. In March, the leaders of Germany’s 16 länder approved the country’s new State Treaty on Gambling, which was to take effect on January 1, 2018. But the treaty required the unanimous approval...
- 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...
- Interwetten profit soars; Germany urged to adopt Schleswig-Holstein online plan
July 13, 2015
Malta-based online gambling operator Interwetten saw H1 profits quadruple after tightening its marketing spending. Interwetten, which has a strong presence in German-speaking markets, said revenue rose 16% to €25.7m in the first six months of 2015. Growth was particularly strong in Q2, with sports betting up 12% and casino revenue...
- Betfair revenue jumps on World Cup wagers, mobile betting gains
September 4, 2014
UK-listed exchange betting operator Betfair says the 2014 FIFA World Cup helped drive a 30% gain in revenue during its fiscal Q1. All told, Betfair says the World Cup generated revenue of £15.9m, twice the sum generated during the Euro 2012 football tourney. The World Cup also helped customer acquisition,...
- EU court rules Germany can have two separate online gambling licensing regimes
June 12, 2014
German-facing online gambling operators were dealt a blow on Thursday as the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that the more liberal online gambling licenses issued in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein didn’t extend to the rest of the country. The CJEU ruled that it was possible for a country...
- Interwetten profits double in H1; Deutsche Telekom seeks German sports bet license
September 6, 2013
Austrian online gambling operator Interwetten reported a 9% rise in revenue to €19.7m over the first six months of 2013, while profits rose to €2.2m from €1m over the same period last year. The Malta-licensed firm credited the gains to a surge in live betting as well as new software...
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
Werner Becher: the industry lacks innovation
July 19, 2017