Tag Archives: German Sports Betting Association

DSWV welcomes anti-match fixing bill in Germany

A bill was recently submitted to the federal government with the aim of amending the current law so that it penalises match-fixing more adequately. The German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) has welcomed this move. DSWV President Mathias Dahms said: “Match-fixing is a crime. If criminal groups affect games, then it’s economically damaging as well as from an integrity point of view. This is …

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Nein! ECJ rejects Hesse Ministry sports betting rulings

As expected, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has stated that Hesse Ministry gambling regulations cannot prosecute unlicensed sports betting operators, due to the fact that German betting laws run contrary to EU business practices and policies. Thursday’s announcement marks a further setback for the progression of online betting in Germany. However several German regulatory stakeholders and industry bodies, had …

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