Gambling in German football: Time to quit? | Sports | German football and major international sports news | DW

Written by on January 13, 2022

Bratwurst, beer and atmosphere: top level German football has long been synonymous with a certain brand of experience. But more recently, betting has inescapably been added to the mix, with adverts a constant on TV, in stadiums and in clubs' branding. For many, it's just part of the background noise but for some, it's devastating.

"It has become normalized, but it's not," Thomas Melchoir told DW. "If you have a problem with it, nothing . . .

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