Tag Archive: Gambling

How Brexit might impact gambling in Germany

By Dr. Michael Stulz-Herrnstadt and Christoph Engelmann The UK’s vote to leave the European Union in a so-called Brexit Referendum might also impact companies that provide gambling services in Germany. Three of the main consequences of Brexit for gambling companies might be: Companies applying for a German gambling license need a registered office in a …

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Webinar – What changes with for gambling companies the EU Privacy Regulation?

Here is an opportunity to discuss about the impact of the EU Privacy Regulation on gambling companies during a webinar taking place on 9 June 2016. Share this

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Is online gaming dependent on offline?

Online gaming is heading towards hybrid models of business where offline services are still relevant, but this approach needs to deal with regulatory restrictions. Share this

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Germany: Administrative court orders gambling authority to issue sports betting license

By Dr. Michael Stulz-Herrnstadt and Christoph Engelmann Nearly four years have passed since the new State Treaty on Gambling (GlueStV) came into force allowing up to 20 sports betting licenses. The German gambling authorities reviewed the applications for sports betting licenses, decided that 35 companies meet the requirements and selected 20 companies to receive a …

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Australia: High Court totalises gaming licence disputes

On 2 March 2016, the High Court of Australia handed down its judgments in the related cases Tabcorp Holdings Limited v State of Victoria [2016] HCA 4 and State of Victoria v Tatts Group Limited [2016] HCA 5. In a quintessential case regarding the interpretation of contractual terms and statutory provisions, the High Court, in a resounding victory …

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Germany: EU Court rules against German sports betting regulation/new German legislation strongly needed

By Dr. Michael Stulz-Herrnstadt and Christoph Engelmann The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that EU law may preclude the imposition of penalties in respect of the unauthorised cross-border intermediation of sporting bets carried out in Germany (judgment in case C-336/14). The case has been referred to the ECJ by a German local court (AG …

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Germany: Unconstitutionality of sections of the State Treaty on Games of Chance

By Dr. Michael Stulz-Herrnstadt and Christoph Engelmann The Bavarian Constitutional Court (BayVerfGH) had to decide whether the German State Treaty on Games of Chance is constitutional. It decided that two sections of the State Treaty are unconstitutional. The first section is § 4a III 2 which enables the German prime minister conference to decide over the …

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Germany: Advertising for sports betting on TV

By Dr. Michael Stulz-Herrnstadt and Christoph Engelmann The High Administrative Court of Bavaria (BayVGH) had to decide whether the TV broadcasting of advertising for sports betting can be prohibited if the sports betting company has been selected for a sports betting license that has not been issued yet. The state media authorities decided to only …

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Italy: Italian sportsbetting full liberalisation fast tracked!

The full liberalisation of sportsbetting in Italy is already in place as a consequence of a recent move by the gaming regulator. Share this

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AUSTRALIA: Review of Interactive Gambling Act & In-Play Betting

The Australian Government has commissioned a review of Australia’s online gambling laws. The review will be led by Social Services Minister Scott Morrison and focus on the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Cth). The terms of reference for the review have not been finalised but the review will examine topics such as live-sports betting, the regulation …

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