South America

Hot Contest…Brazil opens up tender process for LOTEX instant win games

Brazil’s Finance Ministry has confirmed that it will begin the tender process for the privatization of its state-owned lottery instant-win games operator Loteria Instantânea Exclusiva (LOTEX). The LOTEX tender process will be open to national and international gambling operators and will be handled by Brazil’s National Bank for Economic & Social Development (BNDES). Brazilian business news reports have detailed that …

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CBF forms integrity alliance with Sportradar monitoring ‘all-levels’ of Brazilian football

Leading sports and intelligence firm Sportradar has announced that it will act as lead integrity partner for the Brazilian Football Federation (Confederação Brasileira de Futebol – CBF). The partnership will see Sportradar systems monitor all football matches across all CBF syndicated leagues, as Brazilan football increases its provisions against match fixing and corruption. The CBF will integrate match monitoring utilising …

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One to watch: Sirplay continues global expansion

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Over recent months, Sirplay has continued to expand its presence across world betting markets. Following the signing of new, high-profile deals in Africa and Latin America, SBC caught up with Bart Esposito, CEO of the Malta-based sportsbook and online gaming group, who discussed the company’s plans for the remainder of 2017 and beyond. SBC: Could you provide a brief history …

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Betgenius secures Grupo Codere global trading partnership

Genius Sports betting subsidiary technology Betgenius, continues to expand its industry footprint confirming that it has secured an agreement with Spanish legacy gambling operator Grupo Codere which will see it become the lead provider of pre-match and in-play trading provisions. Securing partnership terms, Betgenius will act as preferred provider of Codere trading markets for both its retail and online betting assets. …

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R. Franco Digital enters Colombia with Corredor Empresarial platform partnership

Spanish gambling group R. Franco has expanded its digital gaming division ‘R. Franco Digital’ within the South American market, announcing that it has entered a partnership with Colombian operator Corredor Empresarial S.A. The agreement will see R. Franco Digital integrate its IRIS omni-channel platform for Corredor Empresarial online gambling brands. R. Franco will serve as a lead supplier for the …

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Simon Westbury – VSoftCo – Using professional footballers to increase the realism of virtual products

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VSoftCo has been in the news recently after agreeing a multi-year deal to integrate its branded football game VStriker and a branded variant of Spot The Ball on Leander Games. To mark the start of a busy summer for the virtual sports specialist, we caught up with the company’s sales director Simon Westbury to discuss motion capture filming at Bramall …

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AutoGameSYS wins MundiFortuna LATAM platform contract

Latin American online gambling group MundiFortuna has selected AutoGameSYS to be its lead supplier of platform and software provisions. Confirming the deal AutoGameSYS will supply MundiFortuna.com with a lead online sportsbook platform which will have an integrated online bingo room and full service casino including live dealer games. AutoGameSYS will further act as lead supplier for MundiFortuna’s future inventory including mobile …

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Bumbet nets CONMEBOL Sudamericana Premium Partnership

 CONMEBOL the governing body of South American football has announced that it has entered two-year sponsorship agreement with online bookmaker Bumbet (Bumbet.com). Agreeing on partnership terms, Bumbet a new South American focused bookmaker will become ‘Premium Marketing Partner’ of CONMEBOL syndicated football competition La Copa Sudamericana.   As Premium partner Bumbet will enjoy pan-regional visibility throughout CONMEBOL Sudamericana broadcasts and will …

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#bofcon2017 – Spanish betting operators ‘leapfrogging to Latin America’

The regulated Spanish gaming market continues to grow at a rapid pace, and while international operators clamour to gain a foothold in the market, those already established on the Iberian Peninsula are increasingly looking to leverage opportunities across the Atlantic. Speaking at this week’s Betting on Football event in London, Christian Tirabassi, senior partner at Ficom Leisure, said Spain’s Directorate …

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BtoBet enters Paraguay with Enfield Group ‘Apostamina.bet’ partnership

Malta-based industry platform provider BtoBet has expanded its profile within the South American online betting market by entering into a partnership with Paraguay-licensed gaming operator Enfield Group. The agreement sees BtoBet become lead supplier of platform and software provisions for Paraguayan betting brand Apostamina.bet Enfield Group is one of the few regulated gambling operators for Paraguay’s market. The operator has …

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