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German operators win betting shop tax battle

Operators in Germany are celebrating the end of a seven-year legal battle against a municipal betting shop tax.

The tax was first proposed by municipal authorities [...]

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Germany’s regulated betting and iGaming market opens

Germany’s regulated sports betting and online gaming market opens today, with all attention now turning to combating unlicensed operators in the market.

The new State Treaty [...]

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German State Treaty on Gambling clears final hurdle

Germany’s new State Treaty on Gambling has cleared its final hurdle and will come into force as expected on July 1.

The treaty was ratified by [...]

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German betting association warns of retail collapse and online exodus

Germany’s sports betting market contracted by 16 per cent in 2020 due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, with gaming operators also reporting a [...]

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DSWV appoints Jens Becker to executive board

The German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) has elected gaming lawyer Jens Becker to its executive board.

Becker is a partner at Munich-based law firm Dr. Bauer [...]

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German sports betting licensing suspended

German sports betting association DSWV has lambasted a decision by the Darmstadt Administrative Court to suspend the country’s sports betting licensing procedure.

DSWV said Thursday that [...]

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German sports betting market grows 21% in 2019

Germany’s federal ministry of finance collected approximately €0.5bn in sports betting tax in 2019 as total stakes climbed by more than 21 per cent versus the previous [...]

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Proposed German gambling treaty draws praise and scorn

The new draft of the German State Treaty on Gambling, which was provisionally approved by the country’s 16 states over the weekend, has been met with bemusement [...]

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MoPlay joins German sports betting association

Sports betting operator MoPlay, sponsor of Bundesliga club Hertha BSC, has joined the German sports betting association Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV).

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