Members of the Christian Social Unionist (CSU) party in the Bavarian parliament have joined the growing number of lawmakers calling for a new approach to the regulation of sports betting in Germany.

Twenty-three members of the centre-right CSU, which is only active in Bavaria, have called on the state government to find a balance between the states’ differing interests to make “rapid changes” to current gambling laws, namely a shift away from a cap on the number of licences to a system where all eligible operators may be licensed. 

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