Tag Archives: Spain

Betfred underlines Spanish commitment by sponsoring RCD Mallorca

Betfred has become the latest UK betting incumbent to expand its Spanish football profile, after striking a two-season shirt sponsorship deal with La Liga football club RCD Mallorca. The bookmaker confirmed its first-ever non-UK sponsorship by securing a partnership with the Balearian football club – facilitated by Sportradar’s marketing solution ad:s – ahead of the start of this season’s La Liga …

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Codere shareholders cancel Martinez Sampedro board representation

The boardroom dispute of Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA continues as company shareholders have moved to withdraw outright the governance representation of the enterprise founding Martinez Sampedro family. A Spanish Capital Markets filing has revealed that a majority of Codere shareholders voted at the firm’s annual general meeting to remove brothers’ Jose Antonio (former President) and Luis Javier (former …

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No Mas… Spain moves forward on Ombudsman’s blanket advertising ban

Spanish gambling incumbents have been served their dreaded news, as national media reports that the PSOE minority government will accept ‘all recommendations’ put forward by Spain’s Civic Ombudsman on limiting gambling advertising. Despite holding no constitutional majority, the PSOE government will begin drafting a ‘Royal Decree’ which will establish new gambling advertising restrictions to be implemented as a federal law …

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Spain to outlaw wagering on ‘under 18’ sports

Spain’s DGOJ has approved a number of new provisions to its gambling code, enforcing new measures banning licensed operators from offering betting markets on under-18 sanctioned sporting events. Updating the market, the DGOJ states that it wants to form a ‘clear distinction’ between wagering categories, focused on protecting the integrity of sports where the majority of participants are considered minors. …

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LeoVegas AB moves on Spanish ‘soft launch’

Stockholm-listed online gambling group LeoVegas AB has announced the ‘soft launch’ of its first Spanish domain – LeoVegas.es. This July, LeoVegas governance announced that it had secured approved DGOJ licenses, allowing the online gambling group to operate B2C casino and sportsbook provisions for the regulated Spanish online gambling marketplace. Detailing a quick turnaround, the online gambling group launches a ‘lite …

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Betting on Sports 2020 heads to Barcelona as flagship event continues growth

SBC (Sports Betting Community) has announced that its flagship Betting on Sports event is to relocate to Barcelona in 2020 as part of international expansion plans across the sports betting and gaming industries. Betting on Sports 2020 will now be held at Fira Barcelona on 8-11 September. Betting on Sports has been staged at Olympia London since 2017 – and …

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Kindred drops Spanish market pursuit

Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc has this morning confirmed that it will not pursue its licensing application for the regulated Spanish online gambling market. The European online gambling group details that it had begun its DGOJ licensing application process in December 2018. However, a strict deadline to adjust its platform provisions for Spanish market compliance requirements sees Kindred withdraw its application …

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Betfred expansion points towards Spain

Betfred has this morning confirmed that it will enter the regulated Spanish gambling market, having secured DGOJ licences to operate online B2C sportsbook and casino services. Entering 2019, the UK legacy betting group underlined its intentions to launch a Spanish online gambling business, seeking to diversify its market make-up and revenue channels. Confirming Betfred’s Spanish market developments, Group Chief Operating …

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GiG expands Euro profile with upcoming Spain & Romania launches

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has expanded its European footprint by securing new licensing provisions for the markets of Spain and Romania. Updating investors, GiG governance confirms that Spanish gambling regulator DGOJ has granted GiG B2C online sportsbook and casino licences. The company has also disclosed that it will move to launch its flagship RIZK brand for the Spanish market, …

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LeoVegas gets ready for Spanish market launch

Stockholm-listed LeoVegas AB has confirmed that it will launch its services for the regulated Spanish online gambling market, as the European operator prepares to enter its ‘7th locally regulated market’. Issuing an update, LeoVegas governance confirms that it has secured DGOJ approved licenses for both Spanish casino and sportsbook provisions, with the company moving to launch its initial Spanish domain …

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