The Prime Ministers of Germany's 16 states have taken a step towards overhauling the country’s State Treaty on Gambling after deciding to scrap the limit on the number of available licences, while also hinting at online casino regulation.

Dropping the 20 licence limit means that applications will be judged on a qualitative, rather than quantitative basis, with any operator that can fulfil the licensing terms eligible for licensure.

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