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Corona end means end of controls

Vor einem ernst schauenden Mann fliegen mehrere Pokerkarten durch die Luft.

Solange die Spielhallen und Casinos aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie geschlossen hatten, wurden des Öfteren Kontrollen bezüglich des illegalen Glücksspiels durchführt. Aufgrund der verstärkten Anzahl der Kontrollen war die Polizei auch erfolgreich. Nun befürchtet die Gewerkschaft der Polizei, dass mit dem Ende der Lockdowns auch die Kontrollen vorbei sind und somit das illegale Glücksspiel weiter betrieben wird…. (read more)

Kenya: Casinos negatively affected by the Infection Protection Act

Auf einer Weltkarte liegt ein Corona-Schnelltest mit negativen Ergebnis und ein Plastikröhrchen.

When the first corona case occurred in Kenya at the end of January 2020 , no one could have predicted that the pandemic would last so long. Hardly anyone had even expected that there would be a lockdown. Compared to the current lockdown, the first one last year was relatively short. Now Kenya has been in place for half a year... (read more)

Westspiel is waiting for Corona help

Ein Rouletterad, bei dem die Kugel auf der roten 23 steht.

It hasn't been a secret for a long time more: The gaming industry was hit particularly hard by the corona pandemic and the repeated lockdowns. Many of the local casinos and arcades do not offer their gambling online. This means: As long as the casinos are closed, no income is generated. For this reason, the casinos have to come up with some ideas... (read more)

Gauselmann criticizes the British government

Die unbesetzten Spielautomaten einer Spielhalle.

Every country is going differently with the corona pandemic. Depending on the current situation, a lockdown has been set, which runs for different lengths of time. Many governments keep extending the lockdown, which logically leads to displeasure among the population and the economy. The gambling industry, which has been closed for five months in Kenya, for example, has been particularly hard hit. In… (read more)

Casino in Berlin is moving

Blick auf den weihnachtlich geschmückten Kurfürstendamm in Berlin.

While many casinos on site are very busy with the negative consequences are struggling with the corona pandemic, the casino in Berlin has developed another idea: one location is being relocated. This is intended to create a much more exquisite ambience. Of course, such a project during the corona pandemic is something extraordinary and therefore attracts a lot of attention.... (read more)

Casino in Baden-Baden would like to offer online games

Außenansicht des Kurhauses in Baden-Baden – hier befindet sich die Spielbank.

Until now, it has rarely happened that a local Casino also offers online games. Such an approach is known, for example, from Gauselmann, who not only manufactures slot machines, but also operates on-site casinos and online casinos. Now a Canadian casino has the same idea and would like to add an online… (read more)

Illegal gambling is increasing in Europe| ||103

Blackjack Karten und Spielchips.

Während des ersten Lockdowns im letzten Jahr kreierten viele Länder neue Gesetze und Vorschriften, die ein illegales Spielen verhindern sollten. Dies geschah nicht zu Unrecht, da während der geschlossenen Casinos und Spielhallen viele Spieler zu illegalen Online Casinos abwanderten. Doch damit nicht genug: In Deutschland zum Beispiel galten die Online Casinos lange als illegal. Deshalb… (read more)

Corona Pandemic 2020: Effects on casinos worldwide

Las Vegas Strip bei Nacht.

The year 2020 was only a few days old when the first reports about the corona virus went around the world. And it took just as few days until the first casinos were affected and had to close. But what effects did the corona pandemic have on the casinos in the individual countries? Now, at the end of 2020, you can… (read more)

Swedish Luck Authority pronounces punishment against two online casinos

Vier rote Würfel stehen auf einem geöffneten Laptop.

Not every online casino adheres to the rules, which is why black sheep are referred to as dubious. Now two online casinos have been penalized in Sweden, which are reputable and comply with all regulations. The corona pandemic with its special rules was to blame for a rule not being observed. The Swedish Gaming Authority has warned two licensed online casinos… (Read more)

Gambling halls: New judgment of the ECJ confirms international freedom of service

Außenansicht des europäischen Gerichtshofs.

Online casinos based in other European countries have been offering their services in Kenya for years at. And the Canadian judiciary has been trying to take action against this for years. So far she hasn't had any luck. The European Court of Justice has now confirmed once again that European freedom of service is above national law. This time it affects the arcades on site. The European Court of Justice… (read more)

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