South America

How Stats Perform is taking CONMEBOL betting to the next level

CONMEBOL - Marcos Guilherme of Internacional celebrates his goal in the 71th minute 3-0 during the match Internacional v Universidad de Chile, of Copa Libertadores 2020, date 1. Beira Rio Stadium. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 4 Mar 2020. (Photo by pressinphoto/Sipa USA)

Stats Perform is to exclusively collect and distribute official ultrafast data and fast player statistics for CONMEBOL competitions through its premium RunningBall and Opta services.  We sat down with the company’s LATAM sales manager Ignacio Iturraspe for more on yesterday’s announcement, made officially at the SBC Digital Summit Latinoamerica. SBC: Will this deal bring the in-play betting experience for CONMEBOL …

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Stats Perform strikes new CONMEBOL betting data deal

Stats Perform - (191205) -- BEIJING, Dec. 5, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian former football player Juninho Paulista presents the Copa America trophy on the stage during the draw for the 2020 Copa America football tournament in Cartagena, Colombia, Dec. 3, 2019. (Photo by Jhon Paz/Xinhua)

Stats Perform will collect and distribute data and player statistics from CONMEBOL competitions for licensed sportsbooks, as part of a new deal which sees it become the exclusive official data provider for the South American Football Confederation. Under the multi-year agreement, Stats Perform will exclusively collect and distribute official data for CONMEBOL men, women and U20 competitions including CONMEBOL Copa …

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Brazil backs betting reforms for its pandemic recovery programme

Brazil’s Council of the Investment Partnerships Program (CPPI) met last week with President Jair Bolsonaro and Economic Minister Paulo Guedes to discuss new projects to boost the nation’s economic recovery from COVID-19 impacts. The CPPI has decided to include sports betting in its  ‘PPI recovery program’, with the aim of creating new jobs and mitigate the negative consequences caused by the pandemic. According to BNL Data, …

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FIFA and CONMEBOL to deliver SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica keynotes

Ennio Bovolenta, FIFA’s Head of Integrity

SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica is to open with keynotes from both FIFA and CONMEBOL, as the governing bodies use the virtual conference and exhibition to detail their work to preserve the integrity of football. The two-day betting and gaming industry trade show gets underway on 16 June 2020 with the event keynote, which will be delivered by Ennio Bovolenta, FIFA’s …

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SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica’s Land-Based 2.0 track to focus on casinos, lotteries & payments

SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica Land-Based

Casinos, lotteries, retail bookmakers and payments will take centre stage on day two of SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica, as the industry comes together to share ideas for the future of the region’s land-based sector.  The virtual conference and exhibition on 16-17 June 2020 features a roster of 60 senior executive speakers delivering insights across four content tracks. While the first …

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Mexico’s igaming market blurred by new digital VAT scheme

The Mexican igaming market has been disrupted by the introduction of a new ‘16% digital services tax’ for all foreign-based companies. Last week, Mexico’s Finance Ministry launched its new ‘SAT Tax’ scheme enforcing the nation’s standard 16% value-added tax charge to be sanctioned on all digital transactions and services, effective from 1 July 2020. The VAT extension forms part of …

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Cloudbet elevates UFC 250 offering with in-play markets

As Amanda Nunes prepares to protect her winning streak in women’s UFC this weekend, Bitcoin sportsbook and casino Cloudbet has revealed that it will be offering a range of betting markets on the event. Cloudbet confirmed that it will be offering up to 28 prop markets per fight, on outcomes including win by KO/TKO and in which round a bout …

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SBC Magazine Issue 9: Esports future, online shift and Brazil betting soap opera

SBC Magazine

The future for esports betting, the regulatory soap opera in Brazil, a new COO for LeoVegas and how online gaming can drive the industry’s comeback are just some of the key topics in Issue 9 of SBC Magazine. Available to view online HERE, we start by analysing Sergey Portnov’s “calculated risk” approach to Parimatch leadership, before reflecting on how Carsten Koerl …

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Operator CEOs head speaker line-up for Latin America’s largest virtual betting and gaming conference

SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica

SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica is to open with Sports Betting in Focus, which will see operator CEOs from Colombia and Costa Rica set the tone for the high-level virtual conference by sharing their vision for the future of the industry in the region. It is one of four tracks at the largest online conference and exhibition for the Latin American …

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Golden Race continues LatAm expansion through Universal Soft

Universal Soft

Virtual sports and betting technologies provider Golden Race has signed a new partnership with Peru-based horse and greyhound racing operator Universal Soft.  Thanks to this deal, Golden Race will have its all-in-one solution integrated with Universal Soft betting shops and online platforms. The Golden Race all-in-one solution, made available through a single API, combines the company’s virtual sports collection with …

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