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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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CONAR publishes Annex of advertising duties for Brazil betting regime 

SBC News CONAR publishes Annex of advertising duties for Brazil betting regime 

CONAR, Brazil’s advertising watchdog, has published ‘Annex X’ of “self-regulation rules” for betting advertising campaigns, needed for the launch of the country’s pending federal sports betting marketplace. Referred to as the National Advertising Self-Regulation Council, CONAR is a non-governmental body that oversees the standards and conduct of Brazil’s advertising code implemented across all media platforms. The publishing of Annex X …

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Lula signs Brazil Sports Betting Bill into federal law

SBC News Lula signs Brazil Sports Betting Bill into federal law

President Luiz Inácio ‘Lula’ da Silva has signed Bill PL3626/23 into law, which will establish the regulatory framework for Brazil to launch its federal sports betting marketplace. Authorised by Lula on Saturday, December 30, the president’s endorsement completes the legislative process, steering clear of the 2022 impasse when former President Jair Bolsonaro withheld federal sign-off of sports betting. The Workers’ …

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Brazil Deputies reauthorise casino modalities for Lula’s final sign-off  

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

Brazil will launch a federal sports betting marketplace, which will include modalities to regulate online casino games. Yesterday, the final session of the Chamber of Deputies approved Bill PL3626/23 to be sent for its federal sign-off from President Lula da Silva.  Bill PL3626/23 was returned to the Chamber of Deputies on 13 December following an inconclusive review by the Senate, …

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Brazil Betting Bill returns to Deputies as Senate flip flops on casino orders 

SBC News Brazil Betting Bill returns to Deputies as Senate flip flops on casino orders 

The Senate of Brazil has approved the ‘basic text’ of Bill 3626/2023, providing the foundations for the launch of a federal sports betting market. Yet, following further amendments, the Senate has ordered that the Bill be returned to the Chamber of Deputies for further analysis. The decision follows three critical considerations debated by the Senate yesterday afternoon ahead of its …

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Brazil postpones betting vote as Senate is divided on the status of online casino

Pro-gaming Senator Angelo Coronel named a Rapporteur for Brazil Betting Bill

The final vote needed to approve the launch of Brazil’s federal sports betting marketplace has been postponed. The plenary of the Federal Senate was scheduled to vote on Bill 3,626/23 today (Wednesday, 29 November). However, last-minute deliberations see senators divided on the inclusion of online games (casino) incorporated in the bill’s text. Bargaining reportedly went down to the wire, but …

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Brazil football clubs demand Senate reject all sponsorship restrictions 

SBC News Brazil football clubs demand Senate reject all sponsorship restrictions 

Brazilian football clubs have unified in protest against amendments endorsed by the Senate Sports Committee review of the Federal Sports Betting and Online Gambling Bill – PL 3626/2023. .  Yesterday, 34 Brazilian professional football clubs, including those from the Brazilian Football League (Libra) and the Liga Forte União (LFU), signed a petition urging the Senate to reject Amendment 38-U. This …

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Brazil publishes key operator requirements for market entry

OpenBet partners with Play7.Bet to line up Brazil debut

Brazil is taking a significant step forward in launching its federal online gambling marketplace. This afternoon, the Ministry of Finance published Ordinance No. 1330, which provides comprehensive requirements for businesses operating within the market. As announced in the Ministry’s official gazette, all operators interested in entering the market are required to declare their intentions within 30 days—a measure aimed at …

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Brazil Deputies settle on Betting Bill carrying Social Democrat amendments

Brazil Deputies settle on Betting Bill carrying Social Democrat amendments

The Chamber of Deputies of Brazil has approved the passage of Bill-3,626/2023 to establish the legislative foundations for a federal fixed odds sports betting marketplace. As voted on Wednesday 13 September, the Chamber of Deputies has settled on the policies of Bill-3,626/2023 following a 120-day review. The text will be forwarded to the Senate which will be tasked to federally …

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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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