Germany Pushes On with Online Gaming Regulation for All.
Schleswig-Holstein allows for legal online sports betting, but also legal online casinos and poker sites. The federal treaty bans all other forms of online gambling, but allows online sportsbooks. Lawmakers made some compromises. For instance, the previous version of the online sports betting bill limited the number of licenses to 20.
On 26 July 2012, the Schleswig-Holstein government announced it would abolish its newly enacted online gambling act and join the German federal gambling treaty along with the other 15 states. to protect the interests of the German state-owned online gambling monopoly under the German federal gambling treaty, licenses for online casinos and online poker cannot be awarded.
News has today surfaced how Nevada have made interstate online poker legal, which if you have been keeping up with my latest posts, is quite a big step forward for online gambling in the USA. The bill was rushed through yesterday which allows states to form a pact together, allowing poker to be played legally across them. An article from the Las Vegas Sun today reported how the bill was rushed.
Way back in 2012, Schleswig-Holstein issued online casino, poker and sports betting licenses to a number of domestic and foreign gambling operators. At the time, Germany’s 15 other states.
After issuing 15 sports book and 12 casino licenses during the second half of 2012, the Schleswig-Holstein government will adopt legislation that bans most forms of online gambling except sports betting. The Lander originally created separate regulations that contained business friendly stipulations and allowed several forms of online gambling, including poker. Major operators such as.
From January 2012 until February 2013, the state of Schleswig-Holstein pursued its own gambling policy, which included granting online casino and sports betting licences at the same time, omitting to join the complete ban instituted by the other 15 states in the Interstate Treaty. No doubt, this unilateral move created an anomaly and it was in March 2017 when there was a collective drive by.
Schleswig-Holstein had other plans in mind when it opted out of the amended treaty in 2012. That year, the state passed its own gaming act which allowed for up to 50 licenses to be granted to sites offering online poker, casino games and sports betting.