Tag Archives: Germany

Sacre Bleu! Stats Perform predicts France over the Three Lions for Euro 2020 glory

Teaming up with Stats Perform’s AI team, football analysis blog TheAnalyst.com has provided its ‘empirical answer’ as to who will win this summer’s UEFA 2020 European Championships (11 June to 11 July). Crunching the numbers on teams past and present performance, against a plethora of factors determining the likely outcome of the tournament’s groups and matches – Stats Perform has …

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EC probe demands Germany justify its online gambling tax regime

An intervention by the European Commission may force Germany’s Bundesrat (federal council) to delay its final vote on approving its proposed 5.3% tax charge on player stakes, to be enforced on online slots and poker verticals. The controversial tax charge, remains the outstanding issue for Germany’s Bundesländer (state governments) to resolve in order for all provisions of the Fourth Interstate …

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Online casino revenues in Germany to reach €3.3bn by 2024

Online casino revenues in Germany to reach €3.3 bn by 2024

Revenues for the online casino sector in Germany are expected to reach €3.3 billion in 2024, continuing the trend of sustained growth. According to a public research project from Goldmedia referenced in the ‘Germany Betting Focus’ report published by BtoBet, revenues for online casino in the country will soon comfortably exceed the €2.2 billion registered in 2019. Estimated revenues for …

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GiG finalises partnership with German facing operator

GiG finalises partnership with German facing operator

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has finalised its partnership with an ‘established German facing iGaming operator’ ahead of the market’s regulation later this year. The operator, which has not yet been named, will benefit from GiG’s iGaming platform technologies which will be used to power its online casino offering. The agreement, which has a minimum duration of four years, will be …

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German sports betting authority calls for political intervention

German sports betting revenues fell sharply by 20% in 2020, largely attributed to cancelled sporting events and closures of betting shops due to the COVID-19 outbreak. According to sports betting tax figures published by the Federal Ministry of Finance, total sales amounted to €7.8 billion, 16% lower than the industry record high of €9.3 billion in 2019. If the months …

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Google allows Play Store gambling app downloads in 15 new markets

Google has updated its ‘Play Store’ developer terms and conditions, announcing that it will allow real-money app downloads for a further 15 countries. Since 2017, Google has allowed its Play Store platform to process unrestricted real money app downloads for the markets of UK, France and Ireland, whilst allowing Brazilian users to download state-licensed lottery and horseracing wagering apps.  Offering …

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Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Entain plc has lauded its ability to maintain a strong trading momentum in Q4 2020, with its diversified portfolio being attributed as a key driver for growth.  Delivering its 20th consecutive quarter of growth, Entain has projected that full-year net gaming revenues (NGR) will grow by 27%. Closing 2020 trading on a high, the FTSE100 group delivered double-digit NGR growth …

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HooYu secures KJM accreditation for German age verification

The German Commission for the Protection of Young People in the Media (Kommission für Jugendmedienschutz – KJM) has approved HooYu as a suitable age verification systems provider. HooYu confirms that it has secured legal certainty to provide age verification provisions for licensed incumbents of Germany’s new Glücksspielneuregulierungstaatsvertrag (GlüNeuRStV) federal gambling regime – due to formally launch in July 2021. As the …

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Kieran Trippier handed fine and suspension for betting violations

Atletico Madrid and England defender Kieran Trippier has been handed a suspension and a fine for breaching the FA’s Betting Rules. The violations occurred in July 2019, and were strenuously denied by the footballer, who played in Tottenham Hotspur’s 2019 Champions League final appearance before joining Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga. However, an independent regulatory commission proved four …

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