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Germany – DSWV says new online tax ‘jeopardises’ gambling regulation

German operator association der Deutsche Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has slammed the approval of a 5.3 per cent tax on turnover, which was approved by the Bundestag last week, as part of the country’s State Treaty on Gambling, saying it is ‘jeopardising the success of the new gambling regulation in Germany.’ The bill was pieced together by…

Germany – German Sports Betting Association calls for immediate political intervention

The sports betting market in Germany fell sharply in 2020, according to the tax figures of the Federal Ministry of Finance prompting industry figures heads to demand that the government ‘put an end to the untenable situation.’ Total sales were €7.8bn, around 16 per cent below the record level of 2019 when sales reached €9.3bn…

Germany – German sports betting association DSWV heralds ‘historic day’

The German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) said it was delighted that the first nationwide permits to organise sports betting have been granted and heralded a historic day for the entire industry. After years of political and legal controversy, the federal states finally approved the first 15 permit applications on the evening of October 9, 2020,…

Germany – German Sports Betting Association welcomes transition for new State Treaty on Gaming

Prime Ministers of the various states in Germany, deciding to tolerate online gambling from October 15 2020 if strict guidelines are observed. In doing so, they create a smooth transition to the new State Treaty on Gaming in 2021, which regulates these games for the first time in Germany. The German Sports Betting Association, which…

Germany – German Sports Betting Association annoyed by delay to sports betting permits

The Darmstadt Administrative Court has suspended the nationwide sports betting permit procedure until further notice as of April 1, 2020. A betting provider from Austria, who is not a DSWV member, had successfully asserted that the procedure was not transparent and non-discriminatory. The German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) President Mathias Dahms said: “The decision of…

Germany – DSWV warns that over-restrictive betting laws will push players into the black market

The German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) has called for a fundamental reform of German gambling regulation that recognises social reality and creates a legally secure foundation for existing markets. With proposals including a complete ban on in-play betting, the DSWV has warned that if regulation goes too far and cuts back on what the player…