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Madrid enforces tougher retail operating framework

The executive of Madrid Province has moved to install tougher restrictions on retail gambling premises, with a view to protecting ‘vulnerable groups’. Issuing its latest legislative update, the Madrid executive has sanctioned new demands on premises, enforcing mandatory customer ID checks and player registrations upon entering gambling establishments. The Madrid executive has stated that new ID protocols must be implemented …

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Codere Apuestas seeks to broaden appeal with ‘Nube’ campaign

Bolsa Madrid-listed Grupo Codere SA has taken a new creative approach in promoting its Codere Apuestas online sportsbook property. This April, Codere Apuestas released its new home market TV and digital advertising campaign ‘Nube’ (translated – ‘The Cloud’) –  publishing/broadcasting the campaign across multiple Spanish media portals. Continuing to work with Madrid-based creative advertising agency El Ruso de Rocky, the …

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Sampedro Investor dispute continues to hurt Codere

The battle between Grupo Codere investors and the enterprise founding Sampedro family intensifies as former Group President and Chief Executive Jose Antonio Sampedro refuses to sign-off the firm’s 2018 accounts. The embattled Bolsa Madrid gambling group, sees itself caught in the middle of boardroom feud between the Sampedro family who maintain 19% of the company’s shareholding and Codere’s multiple US …

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6 of the Best – Betano & Stoiximan’s Panos Konstantopoulos

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Panos Konstantopoulos, Chief Marketing Officer at Betano and Stoiximan. Keep reading to discover the joys of a Madrid derby gracing the Champions League final, an oldie but a goodie of a movie choice and best bet difficulties. Best Holiday: It will have to be the very first holidays with our newborn twins, …

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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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Daniel Graetzer launches Carousel seeking to deliver ‘superior customer-driven experiences’

In 2019 the industry welcomes new incumbent Carousel Group, an ambitious start-up seeking to deliver fresh dynamics, thinking and propositions within multiple regulated sports betting markets. Based out of Madrid Spain, Carousel is led by Founder and CEO Daniel Graetzer, a seasoned executive in industry commercial development and venture financing. This morning, an ambitious Carousel announces that it is in …

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INTRALOT appoints ‘partnership pro’ Fernando Ors Villarejo as US sports betting lead

Athens-listed gambling and lottery systems provider INTRALOT SA has this morning confirmed the appointment of Fernando Ors Villarejo as new President of Sports Betting at INTRALOT Inc – the firm’s North American division. A twenty-year industry veteran, Villarejo joins INTRALOT’s US executive from Bolsa Madrid gambling firm Grupo Codere, where he led new market initiatives as joint Chief Development and …

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OPTIMA picks up Rising Star prize at the LinkedIn Talent Awards

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Sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA has been crowned by LinkedIn – the world’s largest professional networking site, as the firm’s Rising Star in Spain. The recognition came as part of the LinkedIn Talent Awards, which are awarded to companies based on their utilization of LinkedIn solutions and activities across the platform. OPTIMA was selected for the award based …

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Codere eyes Malta expansion for tax relief

Embattled Spanish gambling group Codere SA is reported to be reviewing its financial structures, seeking to increase its operating presence within Malta, as corporate governance moves to lessen the firm’s fiscal liabilities. The Bolsa-Madrid enterprise seeks to replicate the operating structure of many European gambling counterparts, maintaining its management headquarters in Madrid, whilst migrating certain operational departments to Malta. At …

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Winning Post: Changing perceptions of animal betting sports

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. US: Florida greyhounds – dog days are over Florida, home to the oldest continually operated dog track in the world (and one of the largest) has banned wagering on greyhound races in …

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