South America

Betgenius appoints Alonso Jibaja as LATAM commercial lead

Industry technology and platform provider Betgenius (Genius Sports subsidiary) has confirmed the appointment of Alonso Jibaja as its strategic Head of Business Development for the Latin America (LATAM) region. Jibaja joins Betgenius’ commercial management team from BetConstruct, where he most recently served as Regional Director for South America. Matt Stephenson, Managing Director at Betgenius, commented on the appointment of Jibaja …

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6 of the Best – InBet Games’ Natalie Merezhkovskaya

InBet

Natalie Merezhkovskaya, Chief Marketing Officer of InBet Games, has stepped up to the 6 of the Best hot seat on SBC News. Prior to her current employment with InBet, she was in charge of marketing for an international communications agency, which included leading a promotional campaign for Ferrari in France. Find out which place Merezhkovskaya describes as “Mecca” of the surfing …

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Golden Race meets the online betting challenge in LatAm

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Golden Race will target the increasing number of smartphone users in LatAm by focusing on “better interaction with online products”, and by appeasing the customer demand for more “dynamic access” to the consumption of data. This comes after Golden Race, a provider of fixed odds virtual betting games solutions, used the recent (FADJA) in Bogotá to promote some new game …

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SIS and Unibet in exclusive horseracing and greyhounds deals

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Sports Information Services (SIS) has entered into a fresh partnership with global gaming operator Unibet, to deliver horseracing and greyhounds lives pictures and data from worldwide racecourses. Providing the Kindred Group brand with its British and Irish greyhound service, taking in a market of 42 fixtures per week, the live pictures and data suppliers will also be supplying Early Prices, …

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World Cup diary: BetRegal prepares to swim with the big fish

BetRegal

BetRegal.com, a new sportsbook created to provide its customers with the “highest possible value” in prices, is on the road to Russia for this summer’s FIFA World Cup. I just asked Siri how many days there were until June 14th……66 was her response. That means 66 days until kick off at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. All over the …

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Codere appoints Juan Bautista Ordóñez as Argentina lead

Spanish gambling operator Grupo Codere has confirmed the appointment of Juan Bautista Ordóñez as its first Argentina Chief Executive Officer. A seasoned South American commercial executive, Bautista Ordóñez joins Codere’s executive team from Canadian multi-national mining firm Barrick Gold Corporation, where he formerly served as Managing Director of Argentina. Taking leadership of ‘Codere Argentina’, Bautista Ordóñez will be tasked with …

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Sirplay prepares to launch new Android betting terminals

Sirplay, the international gaming solutions provider, is turning its attention to the World Cup, with the launch of its new betting terminals for land-based bookmakers. With its new Android betting terminals, Sirplay is aiming to release the perfect solution for retail outlets, solving space, mobility and payment issues that land-based bookmakers have to face regularly. The new betting terminals will …

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Colombia: An opportunity and an example for the LatAm region

Colombia

With Colombia setting itself as a leader in the LatAm iGaming market, what scenarios should operators pose themselves to determine whether or not they meet the requirements to succeed in the region? For a deep insight, download the full report here.

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SBC Global launches Americas dedicated website

SBC Americas

Sports betting event organiser and media company SBC Global has launched a brand new website this week dedicated to covering news and developments in the burgeoning Americas markets. SBC Americas (www.sbcamericas.com) will specialise in all aspects of sportsbook, betting, gaming and gambling in the Americas including North, Central, Latin and South America as well as Canada and the Caribbean. Joining …

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Vamos… Sportium makes its Colombian play

Grupo Cirsa and Ladbrokes Coral joint venture Sportium (Sportium.es), has secured Colombia Colijuegos’ ninth online gambling licence. The Spanish online betting brand will move to launch Colombian property Sportium.com.co, aiming to become a major player in the newly regulated South American jurisdiction. Colombian news sources report that Cirsa governance has secured a 5-year Colijuegos licence valued at approximately $7 million. Last …

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