Tag Archives: Portugal

Costa Media targets Portuguese top spot following fresh investment

Portuguese industry publisher, Costa Media confirms that it has secured a €550,000 equity investment round, funding the next phase of expansion for its affiliate network. The funding round was led by igaming investors Growth Box Ventures (GBV) and Dreamworx, backing Costa Media’s ambitions to become the industry’s leading Portuguese and Spanish language publisher. Founded in 2019 by enterprise team of …

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Digitain enters Portuguese and Romanian markets

Digitain has continued its global expansion with the launch of its product offering in Portugal and Romania.  The move further enhances Digitain’s extensive international reach as it looks to push its sportsbook software, sports data and tracking systems and casino aggregation among its other products. Nora Galstyan, Compliance Manager at Digitain, stated: “Going live in Portugal and Romania is another …

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Betway expands Euro profile securing Portuguese licence

Portugal’s Comissao de Jogos do Turismo (SRJI) has granted Betway a licence to operate B2C online casino and betting services. The government agency which leads licencing initiatives for Portugal’s gambling marketplace, sanctioned by the nation’s Tourism Board has granted online gambling rights to Betway’s Malta operating subsidiary GM Gaming Ltd. Portugal becomes Betway’s ninth European regulated marketplace, in which the …

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Betclic spoofs Portugal’s stale Christmas advertising

French online betting group Betclic has launched its new Portuguese market multi-media marketing campaign to promote its Christmas offerings whilst parodying Portugal’s stale holiday advertising period. Competing for airtime and attention against Portugal’s biggest retail brands, Betclic launches its ‘Jinglebet’ campaign produced by Lisbon creative marketing agency Coming Soon. Seeking to expand its profile and coverage within Portugal, this summer …

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Sportradar strikes first operator association MoU in Portugal

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Sportradar has secured its first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an operators’ association through APAJO, the Portuguese Association of Online Betting and Gaming. The company’s Integrity Services division has committed to improving the investigation into possible corruption, particularly in Portuguese sport, by exchanging data and information related to sports integrity. Furthermore, Sportradar and APAJO will explore opportunities for additional projects …

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Rank confirms Portuguese expansion for YoBingo asset

London-listed Rank Group Plc has confirmed that it will expand its Spanish gambling asset ‘YoBingo’ within Portugal’s regulated online gambling marketplace. Publishing Rank’s interim trading results last week, corporate governance highlighted YoBingo as a star performer for the firm’s digital division, generating net-gaming-revenues of £13 million combined with an operating profit of £1.6 million. Issuing a strategic update, Chief Executive …

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Betclic takes aim at Santa Casa in latest Portuguese advertising campaign

French betting group Betclic has courted controversy after launching its new Portuguese advertising campaign ‘Censurado – (Censored)’ featuring popular comedian António Raminhos. The integrated campaign, which features the slogan ‘The ad that TV could not approve’, sees Raminhos ‘bleeped out’ on TV formats as he tries to explain the benefits of wagering on Betclic against Placard– the digital property of Portuguese …

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Play’n GO confirms Portuguese market presence

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Play’n GO has pulled off the latest in a series of expansion plans after securing the certification to provide its content to operators in the Portuguese market. The company said that more expansion is “set to come” to follow a very successful 2018 and moves into both Sweden and the Philippines already this year. The launch also coincides with the …

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EGBA – Unworkable Portuguese Tax code is endangering national consumers

As Portuguese business news sources report that around 75% of national online gambling consumers are wagering with unlicensed operators, the European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) has urged Portugal’s government to rethink its industry taxation policies. The EGBA has deemed Portugal’s current ‘turnover & revenue tax policy’ as unworkable for foreign operators, and which have further created an unappealing market …

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Sportradar extends Portuguese Football partnership

Sportradar and the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) have announced the renewal and extension of the pair’s exclusive integrity partnership for three further years with the newly-created Liga Reveleção, now part of the agreement. As part of the existing partnership with the FPF, Sportradar Integrity Services already monitored the third-tier Campeonato de Portugal football division, the first and second rounds of …

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