Gaming in Germany to Usher in a New Era of Gaming in a Conference Model for the Times

Published September 14, 2020 by Lee R

Gaming in Germany to Usher in a New Era of Gaming in a Conference Model for the Times

Gaming in Germany will punctuate a singular and historical transition.

The German era of gaming is coming to Berlin with a conference of vital timing.

The Event

Gaming in Germany 2020 will take place October 19 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Potsdamer Platz.

Status of Ratification

The movement to regulate has been approved and is now being ratified individually across the various German states of Bavaria, Hamburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Berlin in preparation of a transitional version of a long awaited regime for German online casino and sports betting operators offering operators “a transition to the regulations of the GlüStV 2021.”


The proposals provide operators with a deadline of October 15 to comply with the transitional regime.

Gaming in Germany starts four days later.

Conference Goals

The conference will provide the opportunity for attendees to dissolve the complexities of this unique and historical regulation model, with the top priority establishing visitor safety.

Safety First

Measures will accommodate guests to remain 1.5 meters apart, seated in a spacious room at large, round tables.

Adapted Format

The intimate mixing of networking and social events will be replaced by a fuller and more constructive and productive conference program.

No More Lines

Queues at the conference will also be removed, with conference programs and badges being delivered to attendees by courier prior to the event.

Preliminary Agenda Released

The preliminary agenda has already been released, with a short list of the first confirmed speakers.
Keynote Speech

The keynote speech will be delivered by Melchers Law Form Head of the Gaming and Betting Law Practice Group Dr. Jörg Hofmann.

IMGL Masterclass

Dr. Hoffman will also deliver an IMGL Masterclass on Responsible Advertising along with EGBA Secretary of General Maarten Haijer.

Adaptation and Responsibility

Stadtcasino Baden Group Group Marcel Tobler will deliver a discussion on Digital Transformation; while Aarhus University Professor Kim Mouridsen and Assissa CEO Pieter Remmers will discuss Responsible Gaming.

Marketing and Regulation

Gaming and Marketing consultant Frank Hesse will discuss Marketing, Media, and Affiliation; IDnow Head of Regulatory Services Rayissa Manning Armata and Alexem Service Director Peter Murray will discuss Technical Compliance.


At a momentuous time in history, with a unique transitional program underway, Gaming in Germany 2020 couldn't arrive at a better time to empower stakeholders to harness the benefits of licensing within this massive, long-awaited and still intriguing jurisdiction.

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