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Saxony Anhalt awards first slots licence as GlüNeuRStv woes widen  

SBC News Saxony Anhalt awards first slots licence as GlüNeuRStv woes widen  

Saxony Anhalt’s Ministry of the Interior and Sports has named the first recipient of a licence to operate online slots under Germany’s Fourth Interstate Gambling Treaty (GlüNeuRStv) regime.  Updating its ‘white list’, the Bundesländer of Saxony-Anhalt that serves as the interim regulator of the GlüNeuRStv regime, named Mernov Betriebsgesellschaft MBH as the first operator to qualify for a ‘Virtuelle Automatenspiele’ …

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More German woes as Frankfurt court backs gambler’s claim against online casino losses

SBC News More German woes as Frankfurt court backs gambler’s claim against online casino losses

A flood of lawsuits could be on the horizon for German online gambling incumbents, as the High Court of Frankfurt supports a ruling that an online casino customer was entitled to reclaim losses. Brought to light by German weekly news magazine Spiegel, a gambler from the region of Hesse had made a claim against a ‘Malta-based operator ‘declaring that his …

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Germany’s GlüNeuRStv Regime stuck in the mud over licensing framework

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German market frustrations continue as the Bundesländer of Saxony-Anhalt has republished its whitelist of approved GlüNeuRStv regime operators, which has once again featured no take-up of online casino, slots or poker licences.  The update sees the Bundesländer continue its regulatory lag. Last Autumn the State Administrative Office of Saxony-Anhalt declared that no businesses had applied to be licensed for the …

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