Tag Archives: Spain

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

Kindred Group hits out at proposed Swedish measures

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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Betsson Spain sponsors After Brunch Pride Party

Betsson AB’s Spanish online gambling property Betsson.es has partnered with Madrid-based live music, youth culture and entertainment group After Brunch, becoming a lead sponsor of the upcoming ‘After Brunch Pride Party’. Hosted this Sunday 7 July, the After Brunch Pride Party is considered one of the major festive events of Madrid Pride, taking place at the City’s ‘Ventas Bull Ring’ …

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Martinez Sampedro family seeks highest fee for Codere exit

The boardroom dispute impacting the future of Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA has intensified as the enterprise founding  Martinez Sampedro family places a Spanish Capital Markets Commission (CNMV) claim against US investor Silver Point Capital. The two-year dispute takes a further turn, on a matter which an embattled Codere governance outlined would be resolved at the firm’s ‘critical AGM’ scheduled …

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William Hill takes on ‘Segunda gamble’ amid imminent Spanish shake-up

William Hill Plc will significantly expand its Spanish market coverage and profile, as Spanish news reports that the FTSE bookmaker will sponsor seven La Liga 2 (Segunda) football clubs. This weekend, the management of UD Las Palmas and UD Almeria revealed that they had reached an agreement with the UK betting group becoming their lead betting partner for the upcoming …

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Spain’s regulator publishes new three-year strategy

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Publishing its new three-year strategy, the Spanish gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) has confirmed that it will be placing more of a focus upon responsible gambling measures. The new strategy, which is set to last until 2022, intends to promote social responsibility while also ensuring that licensees to develop new products and services. The DGOJ has …

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Jdigital – Spanish Ombudsman holds a ‘misinformed agenda’ on gambling

Mikel López de Torre, President of Spanish online gambling trade body, Jdigital has issued a response to ‘Civic Ombudsman’, Francisco Fernández Marugán, who this week urged the new Spanish government to implement ‘a complete ban on gambling advertising’. Issuing a personal statement, López de Torre details that Fernández Marugán is deeply misinformed in his knowledge of existing Spanish gambling laws …

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