Issuance of permits for bookmakers and betting offices under the Racing Betting and Lotteries Act

Service Description

If you want to place or broker bets on public horse races on a commercial basis as a bookmaker, you need a permit.

The bookmaker's permit (bookmaker's concession) and the concession of the betting office in Thuringia is issued by the Thuringian State Office for Agriculture and Rural Areas.

The permission is valid only for the localities within Thuringia and includes the respective locality and person, which the bookmaker wants to use for the conclusion and for the switching of bets.

The permission is granted for:

- the location where the bets are taken or mediated and

- the persons used by the bookmaker to place and mediate bets.

The permission may be granted with time limits and conditions.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Thüringer Landesamt für Landwirtschaft und Ländlichen Raum (TLLLR) - Referat 21 - Futtermittel- und Marktüberwachung, Düngung und Bodenschutz

Naumburger Straße 98
07743 Jena
Link to the directions:
+49 361 574041-000
+49 361 574041-390