iGaming in Germany: A Year in Review
Just recently, we’ve talked about the slots market in Germany. This seems like a great opportunity to have a look back at the iGaming events that were either held in Germany or had some influence on the German market in the last 12 months.
German iGaming Events
The convention tool place in Norderstedt on January 16th, 2012. It was a one-day event focused on the new gaming license, regulation and tendering procedure in the German iGaming space.
In Germany, until the end of 2011 the gambling market was controlled by 16 Lander States, and the national law was quite strict. That is until the northern State of Schleswig-Holstein has taken the first step towards deregulation of the current system and introducing a new one, opening the market to licensed businesses.