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Brazil to hold ‘Chamber discussions’ on gambling’s future

SBC News Brazil to hold 'Chamber discussions' on gambling's future

Arthur Lira, President of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies, has reportedly met with counterpart legislators to asses if conditions have been met to debate gambling regulation this week. Reported by BNL Data, Lira has confirmed that the proposal will be part of this week’s delegated agenda In recent days, both Lira and the head of the Government in the Chamber, Ricardo Barros, …

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Stake.com strenghtens Octagon standing in taking UFC deal to Brazil

SBC News Stake.com strenghtens Octagon standing in taking UFC deal to Brazil

Stake.com has expanded its role as an official betting partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to now include Brazil. The collaboration was first announced in 2021, which witnessed Stake.com solidify its standing in the Octagon by becoming UFC’s partner in both Latin America and Asia. “We’re more than pleased to renew our partnership with UFC for 2022, after a …

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AstroPay: Fostering financial inclusion in Brazil with PIX

SBC News AstroPay: Fostering financial inclusion in Brazil with PIX

Understanding the payment landscape and evolution in Brazil is the backbone of our business, AstroPay CEO Mikael Lijtenstein told SBC Noticias, as he dives into the company’s offering in Latin America and how PIX “can further real-time payments and foster financial inclusion”. SBC: Why is Latin America such an attractive market for AstroPay to explore? And what key considerations should …

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SECAP appoints Calderini Rosa as new secretary to clear pathway for sports betting regime

SBC News SECAP appoints Calderini Rosa as new secretary to clear pathway for sports betting regime

The Ministry of the Economy of Brazil has announced the appointment of Sérgio Ricardo Calderini Rosa as new Secretary General of SECAP – the Ministry’s public policy agency charged with overseeing developments and evaluations for energy, agriculture and lotteries.  The appointment follows the abrupt resignation of former incumbent Gustavo Guimarães, who on 19 January declared that he would no longer …

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Betsson boosts Brazilian football investment with Gauchão

SBC News Betsson boosts Brazilian football investment with Gauchão

Betsson has revealed that it will be sponsoring the Campeonato Gauchão football championship and be present in all commercial properties of the competition. After having invested in Brazilian football since 2021, the Swedish online betting platform now sponsors the 102nd edition of the competition, where 12 clubs will play 72 games to compete for the title. Andre Gelfi, Managing Partner …

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Betfair orders full Carioca player pricing via Abelson Info 

SBC News Betfair orders full Carioca player pricing via Abelson Info 

Abelson Info has agreed to expand its Goalscorer Pricing & Settlement (GPS) service to cover the Campeonato Carioca in support of Betfair’s title sponsorship of the Rio de Janeiro state football championships. Market pricing expert Abelson Info has entered into an ‘event specific’ collaboration with Betfair, that will secure goalscorer prices via its ‘GPS feed’ for the 11-matchday coverage of …

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Martin Lycka: Brazil is the crown jewel for Latin American industry

SBC Summit Latinoamerica

Martin Lycka, Entain’s SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, is set to be part of the high-level speaker line-up for this month’s SBC Summit Latinoamérica conference and trade show in Miami. Ahead of the event, he talked to SBC Noticias about Entain’s operations in Latin America and the importance to international operators of local partnerships when entering newly-regulated …

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Bolsonaro veto expected for proposed Brazil gambling regulation

SBC News Bolsonaro veto expected for proposed Brazil gambling regulation

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has revealed in an interview with Veja that he has been in touch with government officials in regards to a proposed gambling legislation but warned that he will not allow the market to be regulated, according to a report shared by BNL Data. As Bolsonaro admitted, “the measure will not count with the support of the Government …

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Brazil backs federal appointment to fast track casino resorts bill

SBC News Brazil backs federal appointment to fast track casino resorts bill

The Executive Committee of Brazil’s Federal Senate has appointed senator Veneziano Vital do Rego to represent the casino bill. First introduced in September of last year, the appointment is a clear indication that the Brazilian Government is aiming to accelerate the legislation for casino resorts within the country. The bill would allow for one casino in each of Brazil’s 26 states with 35-year concessions which …

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