Tag Archives: Germany

Opposition mounts against German Sports betting bill

Pressure has been mounting on the Hesse Ministry of Interior and Sports (HMDIS) to restructure and reform its online sports betting framework, as the regulatory body receives further criticism regarding its legislation process. This week, the German Green Party were the latest critics of the framework, stating that HMDIS remove its 20 licence cap and include licensing provisions based on …

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ECJ to investigate Hesse Ministry sports betting licensing procedures

Germany’s slow progress on the integration of its online sports betting framework, is set to face the scrutiny of the European Court of Justice (ECJ), following criticism aimed at the Hesse Ministry of Interior and Sports (HMDIS) processes from numerous stakeholders. The ECJ is set to launch an investigation into the legislation process, which is thought to have collapsed following …

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bettingexpert – Wolfsburg beats Manchester United as tipsters’ most exciting team

Games featuring German Cup winners Wolfsburg were predicted to be the most exciting matches last season, according to some of Europe’s best tipsters. Using data extracted from the vast bettingexpert.com tipping network, Wolfsburg’s matches were predicted to contain over 2.5 goals in almost 95 per cent of the tips, with only 5.66% of tips predicting fewer than 2.5 goals. The …

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Real Madrid tops the bettingexpert tipster chart for 2014/5

Spanish giants Real Madrid may have been trophyless this season, but there is one table that Cristiano Ronaldo’s side has topped, beating other football clubs from all over Europe. Real Madrid were the most popular side being tipped on in the past season, according to bettingexpert – Europe’s biggest community of sports tipsters, with almost 9,000 tips across the course …

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Becker to serve as ZEAL CEO in 2016

Dr Hans Cornehl, Chief Executive Officer of ZEAL Network SE (formerly Tipp24), is to leave the company at the end of the year after informing the Supervisory Board of the company that he did not wish to renew his contract when it runs out on 31 December 2015. After thirteen years on the Executive Board of the company, with a …

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EIG heading back to Berlin

Clarion Events has announced that EiG (Excellence in iGaming) will return to Berlin in October, with mergers, acquisitions and consolidation set to be high up on the agenda. EiG 2015, which will run from October 20-22 at Arena Berlin, will serve as a platform for debate surrounding the evolving iGaming sector, with the confirmation this week of multiple bids for …

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Court ruling threatens German sports betting licensing

A ruling by the Administrative Court of Wiesbaden (Hesse – Germany) threatens to end the German sports bill’s progression which has been handled by the Hesse Ministry of Interior and Sports (HMDIS). Following a review of the challenges brought on by sports betting operators who had been rejected licenses by the HMDIS (granted in September 2014). The administrative court has …

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New marketing initiatives see bet-at-home post strong 2015 opening

Frankfurt listed sports betting operator bet-at-home reported a strong opening performance to 2015 as the company recorded increased EBITDA earnings of 19% to €96 million (Q1 2014: €8 million). bet-at-home were pleased to announced that the company had continued its positive 2014 momentum on key verticals as the operator recorded a gross gaming and betting revenue increase of 13.1% to …

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Interwetten plans for big 25th birthday

Entering its 25th year in operations, European online sports betting operator Interwetten, one of the industry’s longest serving online sportsbooks stated that it was in a stronger position than ever. CEO Werner Becher highlighted that the company had begun 2015 strongly, as the operator had seen a 10% increase in turnover to €12 million. The operator’s positive performance had been …

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Deutsche Telekom enters German sports betting market with Tipp3.de launch

German telecommunications operator Deutsche Telekom has entered the German online gambling market with the launch of online betting operators Tipp3.de. In February the telecoms giant confirmed a 64% stake purchase of German operator Tipp.de Sportwetten GmbH, the launch of Tipp3.de sees Deutsche Telekom enter the market under an operational joint venture with Deutsche Sportwetten who will lead its online gambling …

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