Tag Archives: Glücksspielbehörde

Christian Madlindl: Maintaining confidence in German poker and sports betting in 2022

As the new year commences, developments across a range of European countries will be under the spotlight, including the UK, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany. Halfway through last year, the 16 federal states of Germany ratified the GlüNeuRStv – the Fourth Interstate Treaty on Gambling – introducing new regulatory requirements on the country’s betting and igaming industry.  Under the terms …

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Germany’s DSWV ’emphatically rejects’ calls for sports betting advertising ban

The German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) has taken a clear stance against alleged calls from a regional Senator to ban sports betting advertising. Issuing a statement today, the trade body responded to German media reports that Ulrich Mäurer, the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Senator for the Interior of the State of Bremen, had called for the imposition of a sports …

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Saxony-Anhalt sees no interest for GlüNeuRStv casino and poker licences


The Bundesländer of Saxony-Anhalt has published its ‘whitelist’ of operators that have been approved licences in accordance with the laws of GlüNeuRStv – Germany’s fourth interstate treaty on gambling.  Saxony-Anhalt has been appointed to serve as the Bundesländer that will house German gambling’s new federal regulatory agency – Glücksspielbehörde. The GlüNeuRStv regime was formally launched on 1 July, though Germany’s …

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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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