Tag Archives: Benjamin Schwanke

Germany’s GGL targets Lottoland in first enforcement campaigns

SBC News Germany’s GGL targets Lottoland in first enforcement campaigns

The Leadership of Gluecksspiel (GGL) – the new federal agency for German gambling has initiated its first enforcement campaign “to block the offers of ineligible lottery betting operators”. The campaign was disclosed on Friday, during a digital press conference hosted by GGL co-leadership of Ronald Benter and Benjamin Schwanke, who outlined the regulator’s initial duties and measures available to safeguard …

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DSWV demands new German regulator immediately fix GlüNeuRStv black market leaks

SBC News DSWV demands new German regulator immediately fix GlüNeuRStv black market leaks

German sports betting trade association – Der Deutsche Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has urged new federal gambling regulaor Glücksspielbehörde der Länder (GGL) to immediately safeguard Germany’s online gambling marketplace against ‘unlicensed threats’.  Last week, the GGL formally took charge of the regulatory supervision of GlüNeuRStv, Germany’s Fourth Interstate Gambling Regime, replacing the executive of Saxony Anhalt, who had as the market’s interim governing …

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North Rhine-Westphalia opens to online gambling under federal regime

SBC News North Rhine-Westphalia opens to online gambling under federal regime

The Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia has made the decision to open the German state to online casino operations, under the the Fourth Interstate Gambling Treaty (GlüNeuRStv). Issuing an update on its website, the Landtag – the state assembly – revealed that five licences for online gaming will be distributed in Germany’s most populous federal state.  Legislators have also detailed that …

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New website launched for Germany’s inbound GGL regulatory agency 

SBC News New website launched for Germany’s inbound GGL regulatory agency 

The executive of Saxony Anhalt has launched the official website for German gambling’s federal regulator, Gemeinsamen Glücksspielbehörde der Länder (GGL) – “The Joint Gambling Authority for German Federal States”.  The GGL is yet to be fully composed, as the newly-formed regulatory body is required to finalise its senior management ranks, workforce and administrative structures governing German gambling under the terms …

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German gambling regulator pursues dual leadership with Benter and Schwanke appointments

SBC News German gambling regulator pursues dual leadership with Benter and Schwanke appointments

Germany’s new gambling regulator, the Glücksspielbehörde, has detailed its ambition to pursue a dual leadership strategy, appointing Ronald Benter and Benjamin Schwanke as its leading executives. The regulatory body aims to strengthen its leadership and supervisory oversight of the German betting and gaming market, which was officially launched according to a re-regulated format on 1 July. All 16 of the …

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