South America

Brazil Internet Constitution Policy set to restrict igaming operators

Brazilian Government drafted its ‘Internet Constitution Policy’, a set bills designed to implement policies and standards for governance and regulating internet and digital use in the region. Part of the drafted Bill has been geared towards implementing potential policy for the governance of igaming in Brazil. The Bill sets to implement restrictions on use of unlicensed online gambling and sports …

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Mexico’s Logrand goes online with CG

Casino games and software developer CG Technology has penned a licensing agreement with the Logrand Group, Mexico’s leading entertainment and gaming operator.  The move sees CG Technology, formerly Cantor Gaming, authorise the use of its sportsbook system, which includes mobile sports wagering and wallet functions, at eight Logrand Group casinos in Mexico, including Jubilee casino in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, the country’s largest casino. …

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INTRALOT Peru gets responsible gaming recognition

INTRALOT Peru, one of the leading lottery and sports betting company in Peru, has been granted Level 3 Responsible Gaming Certification by the World Lottery Association (WLA), becoming one of the first lotteries in the Latin American region to achieve such accreditation. The certification is a result of coordinated efforts and a reward to effective implementation of INTRALOT Group’s industry …

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PwC sign up for Ibero-American Gaming Summit

The first edition of the Ibero-American Gaming Summit has confirmed the presence of PwC as one of its primary sponsors. PwC are the world’s largest professional services firm, offering businesses and Administrations specialised professional services in each sector. With over 180,000 people in 158 countries, they bring together their knowledge, experience and solutions to improve the trust and value of …

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Racing in casinos a virtual treat

Kiron Interactive Co-founder and co-CEO Steven Spartinos believes they have found the answer for casino operators and customers looking for fresh ideas! Barring developments in the look and feel of slot games, many casinos offer the same products today as they did 20 years ago. Roulette tables remain identical, blackjack cards are still dealt the same way, and craps dice …

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Spain’s Groupo Codere Enter Debt Talks

Spanish Gaming Group – Codere, has issued a corporate statement declaring that the group would not make its debt interest payment due on Jan. 15 2015  on a several bond issues. Codere added that it was continuing debt restructuring negotiations with creditors to help the company maintain operations. According to news source Bloomberg, Codere have been granted an extended loan …

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SBTech Targets Central America With Ganabet Partnership

Igaming provider of turnkey sports betting solutions, SBTech, has signed an exclusive deal with leading Mexican land based bookmaker Operadora General de Entretenimiento SA de CV which operates Ganabet.mx. Licensed and regulated in Mexico, Ganabet.mx will replace their entire legacy sport system with SBTech’s powerful turnkey platform. The new partnership will see SBTech provide Ganabet.mx full turnkey solution including its …

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SGC Blog – Expert Panel – Global Player Values!

Another expert panel hosted by IGB’s Micheal Caselli, panelists Alfonso Villar CEO of PlaySpace, Christ Wirght, Founder of GameAnalytics and Diego Millar Co-founder of Jampp shed insight into player lifetime values, acquisition costs and defining player performance metrics for social gambling products. The panel gives insight into performance and analysis of player value in social gaming regions of North America, …

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Over 150 Key Players to Attend Brasilian Gaming Congress

Clarion Events have today announced that over 100 participants are confirmed for the invitation-only Brasilian Gaming Congress, and there is clear picture emerging about its international importance. Many of the world’s biggest brands are confirmed to be attending the Congress, which will take place November 18-20th in Rio de Janeiro.  They will travel there to speak with Brazil’s key government …

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INTRALOT Announced as Brazilian Gaming Congress Headline Sponsor

Clarion Events, the event organizer of ICE Totally Gaming, is pleased to welcome the global gaming powerhouse INTRALOT as Headline Sponsor of the Brazilian Gaming Congress. The event takes place 18-20th November at the prestigious Winsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. The Congress is a first of its kind, timed to bring together internationally renowned gaming operators, suppliers, sports bodies and …

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