Tag Archives: Gaming in Germany Conference

Gaming in Germany Newsletter: Gauselmann acquires WestSpiel casinos in Nordrhein-Westfalen

Transitional period continues in all but name after entry into force of GlüStV 2021 Despite the entry into force of the new German State Gambling Treaty (GlüStV 2021) on July 1, 2021, not much has changed in practice. Sports betting operators are awaiting further announcements regarding the expected process and timeline for the implementation of… Read More »

Gaming in Germany Newsletter: State Gambling Treaty enters into force

On July 1, both the updated German State Gambling Treaty (GlüStV 2021) and the amended Racing Betting and Lotteries Act (Rennwett- und Lotteriegesetz) entered into force. Licensed operators may now offer online gambling services throughout the country while facing a predictable (if sometimes punishing) tax burden. While the good news is that Germany-facing online operators… Read More »

Gaming in Germany – Online Event Bericht: Börsennotierte Betreiber und der deutsche und niederländische Online-Glücksspielmarkt

Mit der baldigen Öffnung der neu regulierten deutschen und niederländischen Online-Glücksspielmärkte haben mehrere börsennotierte Online-Glücksspielanbieter bereits ihr Interesse an einem Eintritt in diese Märkte bekundet. Während des gestrigen Online Events „Börsennotierte Betreiber und die deutschen und niederländischen Online-Glücksspielmärkte“ diskutierten die Marktanalysten Scott Longley (Clear Concise Media) und Gavin Kelleher (Goodbody Stockbrokers) die Aussagen dieser Betreiber,… Read More »

Gaming in Germany – Online Event report: Publicly listed operators and the German and Dutch online gambling markets

With the re-regulated German and Dutch online gambling markets to open soon, several publicly listed online gambling operators have already announced their interest in entering these markets. During yesterday’s Online Event “Publicly listed operators and the German and Dutch online gambling markets” market analysts Scott Longley (Clear Concise Media) and Gavin Kelleher (Goodbody Stockbrokers) discussed… Read More »

Gaming in Germany Online Seminar: Öffentlich gelistete Betreiber und der deutsche und niederländische Online-Glücksspielmarkt

Die neu regulierten deutschen und niederländischen Online-Glücksspielmärkte werden am 1. Juli bzw. 1. Oktober eröffnet. Mehrere börsennotierte Online-Glücksspielanbieter haben bereits ihr Interesse am Eintritt in diese Märkte bekundet. Schalten Sie nächste Woche, Dienstag, den 29. Juni um 15:00 Uhr MEZ, für das Gaming in Germany-Online Seminar Öffentlich gelistete Betreiber und der deutsche und niederländische Online-Glücksspielmarkt… Read More »

Gaming in Germany Online Event: Publicly listed operators and the German and Dutch online gambling markets

The re-regulated German and Dutch online gambling markets will open on July 1 and October 1, respectively. Several publicly listed online gambling operators have already announced their interest in entering these markets. Tune in next week, Tuesday, 29 June at 15:00 CET, for the Gaming in Germany Online Event Publicly listed operators and the German… Read More »

Gaming in Germany Newsletter: German Bundestag to adopt 5.3% turnover tax on online gambling services

Last week, the Finance Committee of the Bundestag, Germany’s federal parliament, approved an amendment to the country’s Horse Racing and Lotteries Act, which introduces a uniform tax rate of 5.3% on gaming stakes for various online gaming verticals in Germany. The necessary plenary vote, which will take place later this month, is expected to be… Read More »

Gaming in Germany Newsletter: State aid complaint may delay proposed online gaming tax regime

As we reported earlier, Germany’s Federal Council (Bundesrat), which represents the sixteen federal states, recently approved a legislative proposal to tax online poker and virtual slot machines at 5.3% of player stakes (minus other expenses). In order to enter into force, the proposal must next be approved by the federal parliament (Bundestag). Despite the necessity… Read More »

Gambling in Germany — Online Event Bericht: Regulatorische Aktualisierungen und politische Grundsätze

Are 1. Juli 2021 wird voraussichtlich der neue Glücksspielstaatsvertrag (GlüStV 2021) at Deutschland in Kraft treten. Während der Umfang dieses Vertrages — insbesondere die vorgeschlagenen Spielerschutzmaßnahmen — sehr ambitioniert anmutet, sind konkrete Details noch Mangelware. Um uns ein Bild davon zu machen, was uns erwartet, haben wir für das Online Event”Glücksspiel in Deutschland”‘m Mittwoch drei… Read More »