Data from multiple reports shows that online sports betting in Germany has seen a tremendous rise. The German Sports Betting Association reported an increase of 7.01% in online betting last year, as people were especially drawn to foreign betting sites. This is due to several factors, such as higher payout percentages, anonymity, security, and ease of betting compared to regional brick-and-mortar betting platforms.
There are no laws prohibiting e-sports betting on reliable foreign websites in Germany.
No, as long as you are a native German citizen with accurate payment details and ID proof, you can place your bets on any sports events or matches without special permits.
Yes, German players can indulge in fantasy sports leagues on foreign betting sites in Germany, provided they’re licensed by a regulated body.
In Germany, betting winnings might not be tax-exempt.