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Germany – Merkur Spielbank Magdeburg becomes first casino in Germany to reopen

With an extensive hygiene and safety concept tested by the health department, the Ministry of Economic Affairs has approved the reopening of the Merkur Spielbank Magdeburg in Saxony-Anhalt on May 21, making it the first casino in Germany to reopen. The reopening trial is initially set to run for four weeks. “We are very pleased…

Germany – Ban on opening betting shops in Saxony-Anhalt temporarily suspended

The 3rd Senate of the Higher Administrative Court of the State of Saxony-Anhalt has ruled that the closure of betting offices in the region has been provisionally suspended. The applicant operates several betting shops in Saxony-Anhalt, where it brokers sports bets to a betting company based in Malta. Among other things, she objects to the…

Germany – Merkur to open slot only casino in Halle

Merkur Casino is to continue the groundbreaking concept of Merkur Spielbanken Sachsen-Anhalt, which is considered to be one of the most modern casinos in Germany and Europe, at its latest venture in Halle, a city in the southern part of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. Merkur Spielbanken Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH & Co. KG, a joint venture…

Germany – Gauselmann and Baden win Saxony-Anhalt licence

Merkur Spielbanken Sachsen-Anhalt, the partnership between Gauselmann Group and Swiss operator Stadtcasino Baden, has beaten off competition from four other casino groups to secure the right to operate casinos in Saxony-Anhalt in central Germany. Two are planned initially with Magdeburg and Günthersdorf the chosen locations. The licensing committee said the winning group’s professional expertise, economic…