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Germany's online casino tax draws EU state aid complaint

By Andrew Boyce
  • 27 May 2021 11:41
  • 27 May 2021 11:41
Germany is favoring casinos and slot machine operators by imposing burdensome new taxation rules on their online counterparts in breach of EU state aid rules, according to a formal complaint by the trade association representing online gaming and betting operators in Europe.

In submissions to the EU’s state aid regulator, see

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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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