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EGR: Germany a deeply divided market

December 23, 2010 News & Reports

By Stephen Carter, published in eGaming Review magazine, issue January 2011, p. 14


Recent court rulings by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and German judges has further shaken the fragile foundations of the country’s gaming monopoly based in its State Gambling Treaty.
These ructions began late last year when respective CDU and FDP parliamentary group leaders Hans-Jörn Arp and Wolfgang Kubicki in the German state or Länder of Schleswig-Holstein announced that in 2011 remote gambling operators would be able to obtain online sports betting, casino and poker licences based on “the Danish model” – a 20% gross profit tax – and be able to operate when the current Treaty lapses from 1 January 2012 onwards. (…)

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eGaming Review magazine , issue January 2011, page 14
Author: Stephen Carter


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