Gaming machines with the possibility of winning; application for a permit to set them up

If you want to set up commercial gaming machines that are equipped with a technical device that influences the outcome of the game and that offer the possibility of winning, you need a permit.



  • Reliability of the trader
  • Suitability of the installation site
  • Proof of training (IHK)
  • Social concept

Processing time

approx. 3 - 5 weeks

Required documents


    • Installation permit: 100 to 2000 EURO
    • Confirmation of the suitability of the installation site: 30 to 100 EURO
    • Certificate of good conduct and extract from the central trade register: 13 EURO each


Administrative court proceedings; information

Administrative court action


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