Field of Expertise

Gambling / Sports Betting / Lotteries Law

Gambling / Sports Betting / Lotteries Law

Our lawyers are highly specialized in all legal problems of gambling, sports betting, & lotteries. We give advice concerning all issues of gambling & lotteries law. For example, the awarding of licenses, expansion into the German market, suitability certificates, (construction law) permits, advertising measures and external presentation, fines and criminal proceedings, sales and entertainment tax. In addition to gambling law, the clients of Benesch & Partner can also rely on the extensive expertise of the firm’s lawyers in civil and public law. This includes in particular topics such as corporate
and tax law, succession planning or industrial property protection.

On request, we also provide a data protection officer and a money laundering officer via Benesch Consulting Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.

On behalf of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Reutlingen and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Cologne, we also instruct arcade operators and slot machine operators for Baden-Württemberg in accordance with § 33c GewO.

Furthermore, we organize the annual “German Gambling Law Day” in Frankfurt together with the Journal Zeitschrift für Wett- und Glücksspielrecht (ZfWG).

Through our separate Gambling Academy, we develop social concepts for arcades as well as slot machine operators (§ 33c GewO) and train the staff of arcades in accordance with the respective state law requirements. Further information is available at www.gluecksspiel-akademie.de


Lawyer / Specialist for inheritance Law / Local Partner
In addition to general civil law and business administration law, Dr. Engelhardt's practice focuses in particular on the areas of inheritance law/corporate succession as well as trademark and competition law.
Lawyer / Specialist for Administrative Law / Data Protection Supervisor / Partner
Mr. Röll, lawyer, is the head of the Heidelberg office. A special focus of his work is on (commercial) administrative law as well as criminal law and the law of administrative offenses.
Lawyer / Specialist for banking and investment law / Data Protection and anti-money laundering Supervisor / Compliance Officer
The emphasis of Mr. Riess', lawyer, work is on general civil law as well as commercial administrative law, he in particular supervises on M&A, compliance and data protection.