German gambling sees no serene end-of-year as conflicts come to the forefront of the governance of the Fourth Interstate Market.
A frantic November saw the trade bodies of DSWV (sports betting) and DOCV (online casino) publish the ‘Schnabl Report’ outlining the abject failure of the Interstate regime to protect German consumers citing that 50% of German gamblers engaged with licensed providers.
The report was dismissed by Gluecksspiel (GGL), the federal authority of German gambling that stands by the findings of the Bundestag commissioned Atlas Report which estimates black market exposure to be in the range of two-three percent of total Interstate wagering.
A bitter fallout sees German gambling with no resolutions in 2023, as trade bodies remain staunchly against the GGL regulatory observations of the Interstate Market’s developments and oversight.
And this will be the topic of Wednesday’s iGaming Daily, where Martyn Elliott is joined by Edward Menmuir. You can watch the full episode via the link below, or by searching ‘iGaming Daily’ on your podcast players of choice.
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