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    Prohibition of illegal gambling in Schleswig Holstein

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    The OVG Schleswig has decided that the applicable provisions of the State Treaty on Gambling of the Länder must be in conformity with EU law and that providers of illicit public gambling must continue to be opposed in Schleswig-Holstein. The applicant is a company based in Malta, which offers online casino and poker games in […] More

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    Gambling vs. Skillgaming, a small demolition

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    Skillgaming? I have just completed an expert opinion on the admissibility of Skillgaming under Section 284 of the German Criminal Code (StGB) and the Gambling State Treaty, so I would like to give a brief outline. The topic of betting and awarding on match results is also becoming an increasingly important economic factor in the […] More

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    OLG Munich or “Gambling costs money again!”

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    The issue of gambling, the State Contract of Gambling and payments to providers is not only very relevant, but also has its own facets. At the beginning of this year, for example, the Regional Court of Koblenz (see this article) passed a case-law of the Federal Administrative Court in this respect. Accordingly, gambling is inadmissible […] More

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    Lottery brokerage/gambling/betting on the Internet without permission?

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    The Regional Court of Koblenz has issued a ruling on the mediation of lottery and similar services in Germany. If such mediation is not authorised by a German authority, the provider cannot rely on the EU’s freedom to provide services. The court thus followed a rather new case law of the Federal Administrative Court, because […] More