The German State Treaty: what’s missing from the current draft?

The 16 Federal States of Germany have approved new gambling regulations, expected to come into effect from mid-2021. But current legislation terms have been far from welcomed by many, so what must change to ensure a safe and regulated market? Danny Maiorca reports

Online gambling, especially sports betting, is big in Germany. And there’s still plenty of room for growth. According to the German Ministry of Finance, sports fans wagered €9.3bn last year, which was 21% higher than they had done in 2018. Last week, the leaders of Germany’s 16 Federal States (Länder) approved a unified framework for…

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