Tag Archives: Hesse Ministry of the Interior and Sports (HMDIS)

Bundesrat moves forward on complex German licensing framework

Germany’s sixteen federal states have approved the mandate of the ‘third amended Interstate Treaty on Gambling’, paving the way for a new national licensing regime to be implemented. Agreeing on Bundesrat (Federal Council) directives, the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein will be allowed to continue it’s operating its state-sanctioned online gambling regulatory regime allowing a number of licensed incumbents to continue …

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Opposition mounts against German Sports betting bill

Pressure has been mounting on the Hesse Ministry of Interior and Sports (HMDIS) to restructure and reform its online sports betting framework, as the regulatory body receives further criticism regarding its legislation process. This week, the German Green Party were the latest critics of the framework, stating that HMDIS remove its 20 licence cap and include licensing provisions based on …

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Hesse Ministry faces further criticism as Sports Advisory Board withdraws from licensing procedure

Progress on Germany’s sports betting licensing procedure by the Hesse Ministry of the Interior and Sports (HMDIS) has taken a further step back as The German Sports Advisory Board (SAB) declared that it had withdrawn from discussions with the regulator. The advisory board which represents the interests of several German sporting bodies including the country’s Olympic Committee and the Bundesliga …

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