Tag Archives: GlüNeuRStV

DSWV: Interstate deficiencies will be exposed in critical summer for German sports 

DSWV President, Mathias Dahms,

Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV), Germany’s Sports Betting Trade Association, has called on Bundesländer (state authorities) to back its call for a “realignment of regulations in 2024”. The trade body has urged Germany’s 16 federal states to face the deficiencies of the Fourth Interstate Gambling Treaty (GlüNeuRStv), the framework that has re-regulated the country’s online gambling marketplace since July 2021. 2023 was …

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GGL awards “Gambling Advertising Study” to Berlin’s eye square agency 

GGL

Glücksspiel (GGL), the Federal Authority of German Gambling, has awarded its “Gambling Advertising Study” to eye square GmbH, a media research group. As announced on 10 August, the GGL published its tender requirements for a “study coordinated with Germany’s 16 federal states,” titled “Gambling advertising on television and on the Internet in the area of conflict between channeling and addiction …

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GGL rejects criticism of data collection on black market exposure 

SBC News GGL rejects criticism of data collection on black market exposure 

Glücksspiel (GGL), the Federal Authority of German Gambling, has clarified its stance on “data collection approaches” to determine the size of the black market targeting national consumers. The GGL acknowledged that “studies aiming to determine the market size of illegal online gambling are currently contentious, yielding different conclusions than the states’ data”. The studies referenced are likely those commissioned by …

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German Atlas cites “2.3% of population affected by a gambling disorder”

SBC News German Atlas cites "2.3% of population affected by a gambling disorder"

Drogenbeauftragter, the Federal Drug Commissioner of the Bundestag, has published the ‘Gambling Atlas of Germany’, providing comprehensive statistics and data on the harms and addiction associated with problem gambling. The Atlas is the first ‘scientifically grounded report’ to measure problem gambling in Germany following the launch of the Fourth Interstate Treaty on Gambling (GlüNeuRStv), which came into effect on 1 …

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DSWV welcomes Luise Evers as the new Press Lead

SBC News DSWV welcomes Luise Evers as the new Press Lead

Deutsche Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has confirmed the appointment of Luise Evers as the new Spokesperson and Press Officer for the German Sports Betting Trade Association. The appointment will see Evers assume full responsibilities for DSWV’s press relations as well as both internal and external communication channels. Evers holds extensive experience in corporate communications, having formerly served as a Communications Manager for …

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GGL answers consumer queries on cross-provider deposit limits

SBC News GGL answers consumer queries on cross-provider deposit limits

Gluecksspiel (GGL), the Federal Gambling Authority of Germany, has issued a direct response to consumer questions related to the Cross-State Gambling Supervision System (LUGAS). The Federal Authority has published an ‘FAQ section‘ on its website in response to ‘common questions’ about LUGAS functions and how its deposit limit rules are applied across German states, restricting individual spend and activities in …

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GGL launches public awareness campaign on gambling protections

SBC News GGL launches public awareness campaign on gambling protections

Gluecksspiel (GGL), the Federal Gambling Authority of Germany has launched a new ‘public information campaign’ on online gambling safeguards.  The initiative was announced this week as the headline directive of Germany’s first ‘nationwide action day against gambling addiction’ hosted on 27 September. The authority detailed: “GGL is supporting this annual day of action by providing an information brochure in which …

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German stakeholders demand ‘instant corrections’ to GlüNeuRStv market

SBC News German stakeholders demand ‘instant corrections’ to GlüNeuRStv market

German gambling stakeholders have reiterated their warning to federal lawmakers, emphasising that “the legal offering must be strengthened” to protect German consumers who are actively targeted by black-market operators. The warning was prominently featured during the ‘Parliamentary Evening’ on 21 September in Dusseldorf, co-hosted by the German Online Casino Association (DOCV) and the German Sports Betting Association (DSWV). Headline speaker …

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GGL responds to tender queries on player protections study  

SBC News GGL responds to tender queries on player protections study  

Gluecksspiel (GGL), the Federal Authority of German Gambling, has issued an open response to media inquiries related to the tender process of its ‘Evaluation Study on Player Protections’. In August, the authority announced that it had appointed Dr. Tobias Hayer of the University of Bremen to lead the year-1 evaluation of player protections formed under the Fourth Gambling Interstate Treaty …

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GiG extends Media Comply services for Merkur

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG)

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has extended its media and marketing compliance services for Merkur, the flagship brand of the German heritage gambling firm, Gauselmann Group. The extension of automated affiliate marketing services and media compliance monitoring tools is necessary for Merkur and its online brands to be fully compliant with the regulatory changes of the Fourth Interstate Treaty (GlüNeuRStv) market. …

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