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Unibet Exits German Online Poker Market Entirely
Unibet Exits German Online Poker Market Entirely

Despite previously implementing restrictions on German customers, the international bookmaker has now decided to withdraw online poker from Germany entirely due to regulations.


GGPoker Aims to Shift Tax Burden on Winning Players to Deal With New German Online Poker Regulation
GGPoker Aims to Shift Tax Burden on Winning Players to Deal With New German Online Poker Regulation

Unlike other operators, GGPoker has decided to apply the tax levy to the cash-out stage and intends to collect on winnings instead.


More Operators Fall in Line as New Online Gambling Law in Germany Comes into Force
More Operators Fall in Line as New Online Gambling Law in Germany Comes into Force

After Unibet and PokerStars, GGPoker and partypoker have now adjusted their offering including removing higher stakes cash games.


PokerStars Announces Drastic Changes to Game Offerings and Rake for Players in Germany
PokerStars Announces Drastic Changes to Game Offerings and Rake for Players in Germany

Higher stakes in cash games and jackpot SNGs will be removed due to the new turnover tax, while the operator also increases the rake to remain active in the German market.


New Germany Regulations Guidelines Restrict Cross Provider Play
New Germany Regulations Guidelines Restrict Cross Provider Play

Under the new suggested framework, playing across multiple operators at the same time will no longer be possible.


Unibet Poker Prepares for Partial Exit in Germany Due to Proposed Turnover Tax
Unibet Poker Prepares for Partial Exit in Germany Due to Proposed Turnover Tax

The operator anticipates ceasing cash games, SNGs and its loyalty program for Germans if the new gambling law goes into effect as planned.


This Week in Poker Podcasts
This Week in Poker Podcasts

The latest poker podcasts from the pokerfuse podcast directory.


PokerStars Ends Play Money Games for German Players
PokerStars Ends Play Money Games for German Players

The operator further prepares for new German online gambling law and wants to focus on global leadership.


2020 Poker Industry PRO Predictions: What We Got Right and What We Got Wrong
2020 Poker Industry PRO Predictions: What We Got Right and What We Got Wrong

It was an unpredictable year, but PRO got more hits than misses in our 2020 predictions.


Run It Once Poker Rolls Out Christmas Promotion, Relaunches in Germany
Run It Once Poker Rolls Out Christmas Promotion, Relaunches in Germany

Christmas comes early for RIO German players as the operator returns to country following a two-month temporary withdrawal.


Is Online Poker Heading for Second Boom in 2020?
Is Online Poker Heading for Second Boom in 2020?

As a new wave of COVID-19 cases sweeping across the world coincides with the seasonal busy season for online poker, another boom could be in the cards.


As Germany Tolerance Policy Comes into Force, Online Poker Operators Get in Line
As Germany Tolerance Policy Comes into Force, Online Poker Operators Get in Line

New clients, temporary closures, and market withdrawals made for a rushed effort across the industry to follow eleventh-hour “toleration” rules from the German states.