Playing the long game: how German regulators' stance on transitional rules is shaping the future market

Bernstein Group senior associate Kevin Rieger explains to EGR Compliance how staying out of the German market until after the transitional period ends might harm operators' chances of obtaining a new German licence

Gambling regulation in Germany is facing a major change: on 1 July 2021, the new Interstate Treaty on Gambling is set to enter into force. For the first time, operators of online slots and of online poker will be able to apply for German licences. Moreover, the future starts already now: since 15 October 2020,…

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