South America

BtoBet: Uberizing iGaming with a glocal approach

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BtoBet has recently launched its latest industry report titled ‘Uberizing iGaming with a glocal approach‘, which amongst other aspects focuses on a harmonised approach for adapting technology to the highly demanding iGaming industry. This document also takes a closer look at both technological dilemmas and the need to act decisively at a local level according to the knowledge at hand, …

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Red Sevens marks first Romanian launch for Altenar

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Sportsbook platform provider Altenar has this month powered the launch of Red Sevens, a first client for the company in the regulated market of Romania. Red Sevens (www.redsevens.ro) has subsequently become one of the first operators to launch with Altenar’s new responsive front-end sports betting client. Domenico Mazzola, Commercial Director at Altenar, said: “I’m delighted to announce that we are …

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Altenar: The flexibility to match customer requirements and meet operator challenges for specific markets

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Altenar is a sportsbook software and services provider, who continued a pattern of punching above its weight in 2018 by posting ‘doubled’ revenues for the third year in a row. The company powered a successful 12-month period that saw Wplay.co – the first approved licensee for the regulated market in South America – grow to become one of the early …

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Codere puts forward ‘2021 transformation plan’ with uncertain horizons

Spanish business news sources have reported that the governance of embattled Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA, are reviewing all financing options as the company embarks on a ‘three-year corporate transformation plan’. Closing 2018, a year in which Codere was branded as the Madrid exchange’s ‘biggest bleeder’, seeing its share price collapse from January’s €9.50 to €2.40 for its December …

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BtoBet strengthens LatAm presence through strategic regional partnership

BtoBet, a multinational igaming and sportsbook platform provider, has strengthened its Latin American footprint with the expansion of its White Label Partnership Program. It follows the program’s rapid success in Africa over a short period of time. As part of the expansion, Wildar Gaming has become BtoBet’s new regional certified partner. Alessandro Fried, CEO of BtoBet, has predicted that many …

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Logrand paves the way for Scout Gaming’s Mexican entry

Fantasy sports supplier Scout Gaming Group has signed a licence agreement with Logrand Entertainment Group, which it lauds as having particular “strategic importance”. Giving Logrand access to its full fantasy sports platform, launch is expected to commence in the first half of the year on the Mexican company’s online brand Strendus. Praising the possibilities of the deal, Scout Gaming states …

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Sportradar: Tennis data blackout doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

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Major data supplier Sportradar has criticised the conclusion of the Independent Review Panel (IRP) to have a data blackout on the lower levels of professional tennis, saying that such a recommendation doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. The panel, represented by the the four organisations principally responsible for governing professional tennis – the ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slam Board – …

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Coljuegos – Colombia sees benefits of revamped gambling policies in 2018

Juan Perez Hidalgo, the President of Colombian national gambling regulator Coljuegos has hailed 2018 as a landmark first full-year for Colombia’s new regulatory frameworks and national policies governing gambling. Issuing a Coljuegos’ November update, Hidalgo details that Colombia’s new liberalized market will raise circa COP $550,000 million (€1.5 million) subsidizing the Colombian health care system for 2018. Since expanding Colombia’s …

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Outgoing Brazil president signs sports betting bill

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Brazil President Michel Temer has signed MP 846 to formally legalise both online and land-based sports betting in the country. MP 846 was primarily focused on the distribution of proceeds from Brazil’s national lottery – operated by Ministry of Finance-controlled Caixa Econômica Federal, but also included plans that gave the green light to regulated sports betting. Its case was helped …

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Alessandro Fried – BtoBet likes Buenos Aires’ fresh prospects

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BtoBet Chief Executive Alessandro Fried has stated that his firm’s executive team are monitoring Buenos Aires (Argentina) movements closely. This December, led by BA Governor Maria Eugenia Vidal, Buenos Aires’ executive secured the votes needed to revamp the province’s gambling frameworks, passing legislation that will regulate online gambling services within Argentina’s largest province. Fried welcomes the first initiatives to develop …

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