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Online Casino Group to Launch Awareness Campaign in Germany

The online casino industry is still a bit overwhelmed by the situation in America. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act has left many people to wonder upon the future of the industry and the affect that the new bill will have over the online gambling world. The biggest concern, for many, is that additional governments follow the United States’ Congress and offer similar legislation. The German online casino industry is facing a curial point in that matter. On December 13th, the prime ministers of all German states are scheduled to meet and discuss online casino gambling legislation. The discussions might have grave implications, and the local industry is set at influencing the result of the meeting.

An Austrian-based online casino group will launch a full scale awareness campaign for the online casino industry. The best way to influence legislators is by influencing the public. The people must know about the great sides of online casino gambling, and that the online casino gambling world has much to offer. After all, only people that play at gambling sites know how much fun and excitement gambling can bring, and the rest of the public do not realize that we are taking about one of the most popular forms of home entertainment. By showing the positive sides of the online gambling world, the group hopes that people will object anti internet gambling reforms.

The situation in Germany, and in the rest of the European countries, is a tad more complicated as all countries must consider the European Union’s stand regarding the online casino industry. The world of internet gambling has two different fronts to deal with when speaking about European legislation. Even though, Germany might decide upon banning the online casino world, the country must comply with the decision of the EU. This makes legislation in Europe more complicated, and the best thing that gambling operators can do is promote their business by offering the public all the information they need. The initiative that will launch in Germany is going to benefit the entire online casino world in Europe.

OCA News Editor

Jenny McKinnley is OCA’s financial correspondent. After spending years on the trading floor in both NY and London, she offers insight from the inside out on world financial news and events.