South America

Legislation submitted to authorise 32 casino licences across Brazil

Brazilian democrat, Paulo Azi, has submitted a bill that calls for the authorisation of 32 casino licenses across the country as reported by Games Magazine Brazil. If passed, the bill would approve the opening of resort hotels with attached casinos in Brazil. As part of the proposal, the government would receive 10 per cent of the gross revenues generated by …

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Scout Gaming enters Brazil through Jogajà deal

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Scout Gaming has entered the Brazilian market after signing a deal to provide start-up operator Jogajà with its full fantasy sports platform. Jogajà, whose Scout Gaming-powered platform is expected to launch during the first half of 2019, is backed by Swedish venture capitalists with experience of working in Brazil. The product range will be boosted by the inclusion of local …

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BtoBet to bring ‘glocal’ approach to Wildar Gaming partnership

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SBC Americas Editor Chris Murphy was in attendance as BtoBet officially launched its regional partnership with Wildar Gaming for Latin America (LatAm). BtoBet CEO Alessandro Fried shared his vision with journalists at the invite-only ICE press conference about both the ‘uberization of the igaming industry’ and the ‘importance of being glocal’. He defined ‘glocal’ as being present at a global …

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Post-PASPA Kambi navigates the changing regulatory landscape

Kambi

Last year, Kambi, together with its partner DraftKings, secured the first transactional waiver which enabled the operator to accept the “first legal online bet in a post-PASPA world”. Fast-forward six months, and Kambi Chief Legal Officer Chris Fox has shared his thoughts (see video above) on an “exciting time” in which the company has strengthened its processes and technology to …

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BtoBet: Uberizing iGaming with a glocal approach

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BtoBet has recently launched its latest industry report titled ‘Uberizing iGaming with a glocal approach‘, which amongst other aspects focuses on a harmonised approach for adapting technology to the highly demanding iGaming industry. This document also takes a closer look at both technological dilemmas and the need to act decisively at a local level according to the knowledge at hand, …

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Red Sevens marks first Romanian launch for Altenar

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Sportsbook platform provider Altenar has this month powered the launch of Red Sevens, a first client for the company in the regulated market of Romania. Red Sevens (www.redsevens.ro) has subsequently become one of the first operators to launch with Altenar’s new responsive front-end sports betting client. Domenico Mazzola, Commercial Director at Altenar, said: “I’m delighted to announce that we are …

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Altenar: The flexibility to match customer requirements and meet operator challenges for specific markets

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Altenar is a sportsbook software and services provider, who continued a pattern of punching above its weight in 2018 by posting ‘doubled’ revenues for the third year in a row. The company powered a successful 12-month period that saw Wplay.co – the first approved licensee for the regulated market in South America – grow to become one of the early …

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Codere puts forward ‘2021 transformation plan’ with uncertain horizons

Spanish business news sources have reported that the governance of embattled Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA, are reviewing all financing options as the company embarks on a ‘three-year corporate transformation plan’. Closing 2018, a year in which Codere was branded as the Madrid exchange’s ‘biggest bleeder’, seeing its share price collapse from January’s €9.50 to €2.40 for its December …

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BtoBet strengthens LatAm presence through strategic regional partnership

BtoBet, a multinational igaming and sportsbook platform provider, has strengthened its Latin American footprint with the expansion of its White Label Partnership Program. It follows the program’s rapid success in Africa over a short period of time. As part of the expansion, Wildar Gaming has become BtoBet’s new regional certified partner. Alessandro Fried, CEO of BtoBet, has predicted that many …

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Logrand paves the way for Scout Gaming’s Mexican entry

Fantasy sports supplier Scout Gaming Group has signed a licence agreement with Logrand Entertainment Group, which it lauds as having particular “strategic importance”. Giving Logrand access to its full fantasy sports platform, launch is expected to commence in the first half of the year on the Mexican company’s online brand Strendus. Praising the possibilities of the deal, Scout Gaming states …

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