Casinos in Germany
The first legal casino in Germany opened up in Baden in 1765. At the time, casinos were places to drink, gamble, and socialize, much like today. As of January 2017, there are 67 casinos in Germany, most of which, 5 in the capital Berlin. More than half of the German casinos are state-owned while the other half are owned by a combination of private and public enterprises. However the bodies regulating the work of the casinos differs from state to state. The biggest casino in the country in terms of capacities in the Spielbank Do-Hohensyburg located in Dortmund with 35 table games, around 350 slot machines as well as 10 separate poker tables. Most of the casinos in Germany have a strict dress code and demand proof of being over the age of 18 at the entrance.
Online Casinos in Germany
As of January 2017, there are no online casinos in Germany as online gambling in the country is in general prohibited, meaning there are no licensed operators by the German states in the country. The only exception is Schleswig-Holstein which does offer licenses for online casinos.