Four additional operators secure Schleswig-Holstein licence, Tom Victor and Robin Harrison EGR Magazine | Poker & eGaming News |, Bet365, Betclic Everest subsidiary bet-at-home and Malta-licensed operator Tipico have become the latest companies to receive a Schleswig-Holstein licence, allowing them to offer sports betting in the jurisdiction with immediate effect, with licences for poker and casino expected to be awarded “in due course.”


Less than a week before the CDU’s election failure, Betfair, mybet and Die NordwestLotto were announced as the first three operators to be granted a license in Schleswig-Holstein, and following today’s news another 24 operators are still awaiting news on their own sportsbook appilcations, with a further 17 having applied solely for poker and casino approval.


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In 2011, the Group generated total pro forma gross sports betting revenue of approximately €96.1m from Germany. Revenues generated under the licence will be taxed at the rate of 20% of gross gaming revenue.