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Full Tilt Poker Expands iOS Rush App to Canada, Germany and Ireland
Full Tilt Poker Expands iOS Rush App to Canada, Germany and Ireland

The UK roll out has now been extended to other major markets, but the app has limited functionality.


Schleswig-Holstein Repeals Gaming Law, Votes to Join State Treaty
Schleswig-Holstein Repeals Gaming Law, Votes to Join State Treaty

Just as the German Federal Court raises concerns over the consistency of its gaming framework, the last remaining state votes narrowly to join the federal treaty.


German Court Suspends Online Gaming Case, Defers to CJEU on Consistancy of Law
German Court Suspends Online Gaming Case, Defers to CJEU on Consistancy of Law

Questions posed to Court of Justice for the European Union over Germany’s inconsistent “dual system” at the state and federal level.


Germany's Schleswig-Holstein set to Join Anti-Online Poker Gaming Treaty
Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein set to Join Anti-Online Poker Gaming Treaty

Schleswig-Holstein defies EU concerns and will hold a vote on joining the restrictive gaming treaty, despite having already issued dozens of State licenses.


PokerStars, 888, Ladbrokes, bwin Receive Online Poker Licenses in Germany's Schleswig-Holstein
PokerStars, 888, Ladbrokes, bwin Receive Online Poker Licenses in Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein

12 online casino licenses, which includes online poker, issued today, as German State follows through on commitment to process existing applications.


Germany's Remaining  States to Join Anti-Online Poker State Gaming Treaty
Germany’s Remaining States to Join Anti-Online Poker State Gaming Treaty

The last two remaining states North Rhine Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein will join the treaty, which grants a restricted number of sports betting licenses but no online poker.


EGBA Pressures EU: German Gaming Regulations Breach Law
EGBA Pressures EU: German Gaming Regulations Breach Law

“highly contentious” German licensing process contrary to declared purpose of “an open, fair and transparent” Europe.


No Online Poker in Latest Round of Licenses in Schleswig-Holstein
No Online Poker in Latest Round of Licenses in Schleswig-Holstein

Five more licenses to operate online sports betting in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein were issued on Tuesday,...


Online Poker Licenses "No Longer Excluded" In Schleswig-Holstein
Online Poker Licenses “No Longer Excluded” In Schleswig-Holstein

Online poker companies will now be considered when licenses to offer online gambling in the German state of Schleswig-Hol…


William Hill Pulls Sportsbook from German Market, Poker Room Unaffected
William Hill Pulls Sportsbook from German Market, Poker Room Unaffected

William Hill has chosen to withdraw its sports betting product from the Germany market, according to a report on…


PokerStars to Migrate German Players to EU Platform
PokerStars to Migrate German Players to EU Platform

PokerStars players in Germany are the next to be transitioned onto the new PokerStars.EU platform. The transition is…


More Online Gaming Licenses to Come in German State of Schleswig-Holstein
More Online Gaming Licenses to Come in German State of Schleswig-Holstein

Despite ruling coalition’s opposition to the Gambling Act, the existing seven licenses are safe and up to six more will be issued in the next two months.