Germany’s lucrative online gambling market continues to walk a regulatory knife-edge as delays, extensions and deadlines flowing from the country’s interstate treaty look set to define the destiny of all sectors in the years to come.

As 2020 dawns, the fate of online casinos is particularly uncertain, with regulators suggesting they are to be shut down and operators plotting a legal blitz to keep them open.

See below for GamblingCompliance’s industry-leading coverage of the German market and its highly complex and developing regulatory environment.

Insight & Analysis

The Hessian state secretary for the interior ministry has urged members of its parliament to approve the planned German gambling treaty, as he touted his state's stewardship of sports-betting licensing.

The public prosecutor's office in Frankfurt is investigating several online gambling companies on suspicion of organising illegal games of...

The minister-presidents of Germany's 16 states have now signed the gambling treaty set to go into effect next July, a step that sets in...

Regulatory Research

Germany’s new Interstate Treaty of Gambling is scheduled to enter into force in mid-2021. This report aims to provide an overview of the...

This tracker, which is produced by GamblingCompliance in collaboration with MELCHERS law firm, enables our subscribers to keep ahead of the...

At the beginning of 2020, the latest version of the Interstate Treaty on Gambling entered into force, allowing for an unlimited number of...

Data

Latest monthly Lottery and Betting Tax Report data from the Bundesministerium der Finanzen (German Federal Ministry of Finance). The data released for the country contains the following information:...

Latest annual German Lottery Report data from the Deutsche Lotto- und Totoblock. The data released for the country's 16 state lotteries contains the following information: Sales turnover by game and...