Hesse To Break Away From State Gambling Treaty?

CDU-Green coalition to go it alone if Federal State Gambling Treaty not finalised by end 2019

The German State of Hesse’s ruling political coalition, Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU) and the Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Greens), have announced their intended withdrawal from the German State Treaty on Gambling should there be no real progress on legislation by the end of 2019.

The Parties official coalition manifesto reads the termination of its participation in the State Treaty on Gambling by the end of 2019 should the online gambling market not be “finally legally and practically regulated in a coherent manner”.