Tag Archives: Arthur Lira

Brazil: Manssur resignation rocks final steps of Bets launch  

SBC News Brazil: Manssur resignation rocks final steps of Bets launch  

The Ministry of Finance of Brazil has confirmed that José Francisco Manssur has resigned from his post and will no longer participate in the final procedures of the forthcoming launch of Brazil’s federal sports betting marketplace. Manssur served as a principal adviser to the government in drafting Bill No. 3,626/2023, which forms the legislative framework for Brazil to launch its …

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Lira demands September showdown of Brazil Sports Betting Bill

SBC News Lira demands September showdown of Brazil Sports Betting Bill

September is poised to be the make-or-break month for the passage of Brazil’s desired federal sports betting marketplace, as pressure mounts on the government to settle final terms. Yesterday, Arthur Lira, President of the Chamber of Deputies, declared that a Bill to launch and regulate Brazil’s sports betting market must be presented by 9 September. The matter carries a ‘constitutional …

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New bill demands Brazil impose tighter advertising rules on sports betting 

SBC News New bill demands Brazil impose tighter advertising rules on sports betting 

Pressure mounts on the government of Brazil to impose stricter advertising rules and marketing restrictions on the plans to launch a federal sports betting marketplace.  New developments have seen Ricardo Ayres, the Deputy of the State of Tocantins and member of the República Party, sponsor new Bill 3915/2023. Ayres has called on Congress to intervene on the advertising make-up of …

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Brazil aims for September talks on football integrity

SBC News Brazil aims for September talks on football integrity

The Sports Commission of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil has demanded that national stakeholders come together this September to discuss the integrity concerns of Brazilian football. Brasília will host its ‘Sports Integrity Week‘ in September, during which the Sports Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) will present its ‘independent integrity report’ on Brazilian football (5 September). The event has been organised …

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Lula signs provisional measure for Congress to review Brazil’s sports betting launch

Brazil’s IBGR lambasts Lula administration’s betting tax ‘burden’

Brazil sees further positive developments on its journey to launch a federal sports betting market,  as President Lula da Silva formally signs off on the ‘provisional measure No-1182’.  Lula’s signature sees the PT (Workers Party) government throw its full weight into legislating a sports betting market in Brazil, to be launched within the coming months. Starting this week, Congress will …

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Lira postpones Brazil’s betting integrity investigation  

SBC News Lira postpones Brazil’s betting integrity investigation  

The Parliamentary Investigation Commission (CPI) examining betting fraud and match-fixing scandals in Brazilian sports will not convene until August. The decision was announced by Arthur Lira, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who cited that the CPI investigation had been “pushed down the legislature’s list of priorities”, choosing to focus on policies related to fiscal matters. From 18 July, …

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Lira intervention threatens the federal passage of Brazilian sports betting

SBC News Lira intervention threatens the federal passage of Brazilian sports betting

Arthur Lira, the President of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, has intervened in the process of regulating a federal sports betting regime. Representing the Lower House of Brazil, Lira has demanded that the government’s “provisional measure” to regulate sports betting be converted into a federal bill. Last week, Brazilian ministries received a “provisional measure” drafted by the Ministry of Finance, which …

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Lula to bring sports betting forward but sidelines online casino

Brazil’s IBGR lambasts Lula administration’s betting tax ‘burden’

Fernando Haddad, Brazil’s Minister of Finance, has shared that the Presidency of Lula da Silva will focus on moving forward on “electronic gaming”, and sanction a  sports betting regime. Yet, new details of a federal bill show that online casinos will not be included in upcoming plans.  Sports news outlet Panorama Deportivo cited Ministry sources and explained what the regulation …

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Brazil: Chamber of Deputies approves gambling regulation in a historic vote

SBC News Brazil: Chamber of Deputies approves gambling regulation in a historic vote

To the surprise of observers, Thursday, February 24, 2022, will go down in history as the day Brazil finally approved a gambling regulation. In the final hours of a discussion that began on Wednesday afternoon, the Chamber of Deputies took Bill 442/91 to a vote with 246 votes in favour, 202 against and 2 abstentions. The result will allow South …

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Chamber of Deputies begins key debate on Brazil’s federal future for gambling

SBC News Chamber of Deputies begins key debate on Brazil's federal future for gambling

According to plans submitted by Arthur Lira Brazil’s President of the Chamber of Deputies–  Bill-442/92  that seeks to implement a federal framework to Brazil’s fragmented gambling laws has been included in this week’s agenda and will be debated today.  Though the legislative text is fourth on the list, gambling reformists are positive of progress. Felipe Carreras, the Deputy who drafted …

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