Five more licenses to operate online sports betting in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein were issued on Tuesday, with recipients Ladbrokes and 888 among the new additions.
The Home Office will continue processing applications, with now over 40 operators under consideration, including 22 for “online casino games” including poker, according to yesterday’s statement.
However, the latest batch were all sports-betting licenses, bringing the total number of licenses issued to date to 12. Along with 888 and Ladbrokes, Cashpoint Malta Ltd and Admiral Sportwetten (recipient of two licenses) join the likes of Betfair, JAXX, Bet365 and bwin.party. All licenses are good for six years.