An Administrative Court in Wiesbaden has put a temporarily halt on Germany’s plans to award twenty federal sports betting licences, following an appeal from a number of operators including Tipico, bet365, Betclic Everest and BetVictor.

The interim court order was issued Wednesday and temporarily halts the awarding of the licences, which were to be issued later today by the Hesse Ministry of the Interior and Sport (HMDIS).

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