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

Online sports-betting licensing has shuddered to a dead stop in Germany after a Darmstadt court determined the process was non-transparent and discriminatory.

Online gambling operators will soon have the Germany-wide sports-betting licences they have been coveting for nearly a decade, but with one...

At the quarterly meeting of state prime ministers in Berlin on Thursday, leaders rushed through approval of the new Interstate Treaty on...

Regulatory Research

The third amendment of the Interstate Treaty on Gambling entered into force at the beginning of 2020 in Germany. New amendments to the...
At the beginning of 2020, the latest version of the Interstate Treaty on Gambling entered into force, allowing for an unlimited number of...

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

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...