Germany

World Casino News covers the online and land-based gambling industry in Germany. Important trade shows, conferences and gaming congresses are organized several times each year in Berlin as well, so we cover those as a service to the industry. Whether its a Hong Kong-listed company like Genting upgrading their German shipyards, or relaunching a casino cruise ship - or a German state gambling treaty becoming the law of the land, we bring you casino news from the Land der Dichter und Denke.

Playson online slots launch with ExeFeed operator brands; maintains momentum in European market

In a move that strengthens its Europen reach, slots specialist Playson has inked a supply deal with Serbian odds feed provider ExeFeed for its portfolio of omni-channel online casino games. One of a number o...

DSWV files complaint against Germany’s coming iGaming tax rate

In Germany and the Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV) industry representative has reportedly filed an official complaint concerning the iGaming tax rates contained within the country’s recently-ratified New St...

EGBA warns German legislators against 5.3% tax on online poker and slot stakes

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) yesterday issued a statement in which it warned officials in Germany against implementing a proposed 5.3% federal tax on all online poker and slot stakes. T...

Germany to realize GluNeuRStV following North Rhine-Westphalia ratification

In Germany and the New State Treaty on Gambling (GluNeuRStV) is reportedly set to come into full effect from the first day of July following its final ratification earlier this week by legislators for the state...

Playson boosts position in key markets via LeoVegas esports betting brand Pixel.bet

Maltese online casino games developer Playson has entered into a content agreement with LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group leading esports betting brand, Pixel.bet. The deal with the Swedish mobile gaming company ...

Realistic Games Limited inks Lottoland supply alliance

British online casino games developer Realistic Games Limited has announced the signing of an agreement that is to see its entire portfolio offered to domains operated by Lottoland in the United Kingdom, Sweden...

ORYX Gaming to take on German online market: partners with Greentube-owned online casino StarGames

On the heels of its latest commercial deal, Oryx Gaming has entered into a new content agreement with the online gaming site of Greentube Malta Ltd., StarGames, which will see it enter the German iGaming market...

Greentube Malta Ltd-owned StarGames prepares for German market entry

StarGames, the online gaming site of Greentube Malta Ltd., one of nine subsidiaries of the Novomatic Interactive division, has announced its plan to apply for a German online gaming license in anticipation of n...

State leaders in Germany sign off on new gambling legislation

The governors of Germany’s 16 states have reportedly signed off on proposed legislation that has been designed to inaugurate a new nationwide regulatory framework for lottery, sportsbetting, gaming hall and iGa...

GVC Holdings brands awarded German online sportsbetting licenses

British iGaming and sportsbook operator GVC Holdings has announced that four of its biggest brands have been awarded with licenses to operate online sportsbetting in the regulating German market. The London-...