South America

Princess brings its casinos online

Land-based casino network Princess Casinos International is launching its own online gaming and sports betting website. The group currently operates 36 casinos in Europe, South America, Asia and Africa and aims to target existing players visiting the operator’s vast network of land-based locations, and new internet gaming customers. SoftSwiss, an Austrian casino software and game supplier, has been chosen to …

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Microgaming has a Football Star

Microgaming  is launching two new Casino games in May, Football Star and Cool Wolf. Microgaming is releasing a football-themed online slot, Football Star, to appeal to footy fans around the globe ahead of the World Cup in Brazil. Bright graphics, striking animations and a fan-filled stadium set the scene in this five reel, 243 ways-to-win slot. There are plenty of …

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RightCasino.com’s infographic on the Growth of Online Casinos

A new infographic from affiliate website RightCasino.com reveals how, in 20 years, online gambling evolved into a $35bn (£20.8bn) annual market. The infographic charts the history of online betting from humble origins to its current level of sophistication, where social gambling, mobile accessibility and multi-million pound jackpots have become the industry standard.

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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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