Published in German in Zeitschrift für Wett- und Glücksspielrecht (ZfWG, European Journal of Gambling Law) 2013, p. 23
Miriam Benert studied law in Berlin and London. In the meantime she focused on public and European Law. She was admitted to the Bar in 2010 and is inter alia working for the Federal Associaton of Private Casinos in Germany (BupriS). She represents the association`s concerns at national and, in cooperation with the European Casino Association (ECA), European level.
Martin Reeckmann, retired senior government official, worked for the state of Berlin from 1989 to 2002 and was, in this capacity, head of the gambling division. Since 2003, he practices law as a founding partner of the law firm Reeckmann in Berlin, specializing in gambling law. From 2007 to February 2009, he was a member of the “Scientific Forum for Gambling” (Wissenschaftliches Forum Glücksspiel), which developed the method to measure and evaluate the risk potential of gambling products. Since April 2009, he represents the interests of privately owned German casinos, first as CEO, since 2010 as executive chairman of the Federal Association of Private Casinos in Germany (Bundesverband privater Spielbanken in Deutschland e.V. – BupriS). Martin Reeckmann is recognized for his numerous publications on gambling.