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Germany consultants reject sports sponsorship ban.

A ban on sports sponsorship in Germany has been rejected at a public meeting of the Sports Committee of the German Bundestag. The experts pointed to sponsorships’ importance to sports in Germany and the subsequent loss of funding such a ban would cause as the primary reason for its rejection. However, managing director of the

GGL fines Crimson Rhino €50,000 for unlicensed gambling.

German regulator Gemeinsame Glücksspielbehörde der Länder (GGL) has fined Red Rhino €50,000 (£42,856/$53,337) for offering online gambling in the country without a licence. Red Rhino had withdrawn its German-facing website but players could still gamble on its site. The operator does not hold a licence in Germany, nor does it appear on the

“Heinz from the internet”: DSWV criticises DHS methodology.

The German sports betting body Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has taken aim at the country’s addiction association Deutsche Hauptstelle für Suchtfragen (DHS) for “incorrect” turnover figures. The DSWV said that the DHS’s “Yearbook on Addiction 2023” incorrectly estimated the size of the sports betting market. In support of this point, the DSWV highlighted the nature of

Böhm re-elected to DSWV Presidium.

Members of German sports betting trade body Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV) have re-elected Tipwin CEO Dr. Damir Böhm to the body’s executive council, the Presidium. The DSWV membership unanimously elected Böhm to a second five-year term. The chief executive has been a member of the Presidium since 2018. Following a stint at the Kartal Lawyers firm

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