Monday January 21, 2013 : SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN STILL AWARDING LICENCES
 
Another four sports betting and one online casino
 
According to automatenmarkt.de, the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of Interior has granted a further four sports betting licenses and one other online casino license despite the intention of political parties SPD, Greens and SSW planning on lifting the State's existing gambling law and rejoining the German State Treaty on Gambling during its first State Parliamentary session for 2013 due to commence on Thursday this week.
 
Schleswig-Holstein-based Nordbet GmbH, World of Sports Betting Ltd, IBA Entertainment Ltd and Austrian firm Ruleo Alpenland GmbH are the latest to be awarded sports betting licenses while Betfair Ltd. has been awarded an online casino gaming license.
 
Just last week, the Ministry awarded sports betting licenses to JAXX, Sportingbet and Primebet International.
 
The latest awards bring to 22 those in possession of sports betting licenses and 13 for online casino.