Tag Archives: Spain

Martinez Sampedro family dilutes Codere SA stake to 2% following share capital disbursement

Embattled Spanish gambling operator Grupo Codere SA (Codere) has issued a new share capital increase valued at circa €494 million (£400 million). Executing its share issue with Spain’s National Securities Market, Codere will approximately release 2.47 billion shares at a value of € 0.20c (per share). Codere’s share distribution will be primarily used to offset its current + €1 billion …

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Botemania secures brand sponsorship agreement with RCD Espanyol

Intertain Group Spanish language subsidiary Botemania has been unveiled as new games sponsor of Barcelona-based La Liga Football Club RCD Espanyol. Espanyol governance presented Botemania, Spain’s biggest online bingo room as club partner at a special media day attended by Botemania Managing Director Laurence Walton. The sponsorship deal will see Botemania become an official Espanyol partner until the end of …

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Mediatech Solutions moves Fair Play Netherlands online

Omni-channel specialist platform provider Mediatech Solutions has confirmed that it is to supply Dutch land-based chain Fair Play with a new online casino using its market-leading IRIS platform. The deal with owner Janshen-Hahnraths Group, which runs 42 casinos across the Netherlands under the Fair Play brand, will see the new Malta-licensed Fairplay Online casino launch this summer. Mediatech facilitated the company’s …

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Lottotech extends product reach with Mediatech distribution agreement

Software supplier Lottotech has agreed a deal to extend its online lottery reach through a distribution and services deal with specialised omni-channel platform provider Mediatech Solutions. The partnership will see Mediatech bolster its lottery product offer by integrating Lottotech’s agile software to its extensive igaming product inventory.  Among the features included in the deal are Lottotech’s advanced marketing instruments, player lifecycle …

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Foxes fan cashes out for £72k on Leicester title win

A Leicester City fan has collected a cool £72k from Ladbrokes on his team winning the Premier League. The male customer in his mid-thirties, who wishes to remain anonymous, placed a £50 bet at the start of the season on Leicester City lifting the trophy at 5000/1. After reading Saturday’s newspapers about John Pryke cashing out for £29,000, he decided …

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Codere narrows 2015 losses to €113 million

A restructured Grupo Codere SA (Codere) has detailed that it has cut its 2015 group net losses to €113 million (£88 million), down 34.6% on FY 2014’s €173 million (£135 million). The embattled Spanish gambling operator detailed that it had increased its group revenues to €1.64 billion up 18% on FY 2014’s €1.38 billion. Outlining positive impacts, Codere governance stated …

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Dolarbet launches Affiliate Programme with Income Access

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Dolarbet, a Curacao-based online sportsbook and casino brand focusing on the Latin American and international markets, has launched a new affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access. The affiliate programme has integrated Income Access’ affiliate management software. Launched in 2012 by the operator ArenaLine N.V., Dolarbet is licensed by the Government of Curacao and offers players service in Spanish as …

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Spain sees online gambling revenue soar

Spanish gambling regulator, the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), has revealed that the country’s online gaming market experienced a 26% year-on-year increase in revenue in the 12 months through to December 31, 2015.  Gross gaming revenue for the full year totalled €319.6m (£248.7m), while turnover also increased 28% year-on-year to more than €8bn (£6.2bn). Sports betting served as …

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Beñardo Elorz – Kirolbet – Think Local, Act Local and Go Global

Spanish-licensed bookmaker Kirolbet has made a quick start to 2016, by adding La Liga football club Real Sociedad to its growing list of partners. Starting today in London, they will be exhibiting at ICE stands N1-130 and N1-132. We caught up with Kirolbet Marketing Manager Beñardo Elorz to discuss the new partnership with Real Sociedad, existing deals with other Spanish …

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Kirolbet confirms Real Sociedad partnership

Spanish-licensed bookmaker Kirolbet has added La Liga football club Real Sociedad to its growing list of partners. The San Sebastian based club will offer Kirolbet a range of opportunities to push their promotions at the Anoeta Stadium and across their digital channels. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed, but Kirolbet will become the official betting sponsor for Real Sociedad. The …

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