19/1/2021 | Spinola Gaming, one of the world's leading providers of lottery software, is closing deals with Brazilian operators to solidify its position in the market. The end of the monopoly on the exploitation of lottery modalities decreed by the STF led the company to focus the country with even more attentive eyes. “Brazil has great potential and should reach the status of the most powerful in Latin America when it comes to online gambling,” says Manuel Santos, firm’s Business Development Manager.
19/1/2021 | Rafael Teixeira Ramos, Professor of Law at Centro Universitário Christus (UNICHRISTUS) and Faculdade Luciano Feijão, wrote an article entitled “Sponsorships and bets” on the prestigious website “Lei em Campo”. The author reviews the history of these investments, such as when they entered Brazilian football and the benefits to the sports entities that receive it. “Betting platforms end up with progressive growth and revenue, and the public gains yet another new form of entertainment,” he says.
19/1/2021 | Sérgio Garcia Alves, Master in Law & Technology from the University of California, wrote an article in Estadão media about the advances in gaming regulation in Brazil. “The strengthening and autonomy of a regulator is indispensable for the refinement of institutional dialogue on all types of traditional and emerging games (casinos, bingos, jogo do bicho, lotteries, eSports, draws) with players, investors, control bodies and international agents,” says the expert.
19/1/2021 | FansUnite Entertainment is a sports and entertainment company focused on its technology related to online sports betting and related products. Recently, it acquired Askott Entertainment, which owns casino platforms, betting sites and eSports fantasy sites as LATAM-focused vamosgg.com. “It recently launched in Brazil and we will be announcing some major partnerships in early 2021”, said CEO Scott Burton about next most interesting markets.
19/1/2021 | Motorcycle Sports, entirely produced by Produtora Mau Mau Mia, debuts with a national show entirely dedicated to motorcycles on the SPORT TV + Channel in Brazil. The schedule will always be different and dynamic, with broadcast every Saturday at 9:00 am with main partners are GALP and 888poker, online room with more than 10 million registered members worldwide and growing faster, with a new player registering every 12 seconds.
19/1/2021 | Grupo Caliente has expanded its relationship with Genius Sports Group to include its entire portfolio of official live data and streaming content to Caliente’s wagering customers. Betgenius, a subsidiary of Genius Sports Group, will supply Caliente MX brand with its LiveData, LiveTrading and Streaming services, leveraging official sports data and video feeds from over 400 competitions.
19/1/2021 | Pragmatic Play, a leading game content provider to the gaming industry, has further grown its presence in Peru after taking multiple verticals live with Solbet. Under the agreement, Solbet customers will be able to access Pragmatic Play’s award-winning suite of slot content, including the fan-favourite Wolf Gold, recent hit Voodoo Magic, and the highly acclaimed John Hunter series.
18/1/2021 | The European Handball Federation (EHF) and Sportradar have extended of their partnership for the next decade. Under the deal, Sportradar Integrity Services will provide a range of solutions and services to help safeguard EHF national team, club and international youth competitions from integrity threats through to 2030. “Sportradar have been a valued and trusted partner of ours over the past three years,” says Martin Hausleitner, EHF’s Secretary General.
18/1/2021 | Market-leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, Playtech Sports, has taken its high performing in-house virtual sports portfolio live with Danske Spil. Under the deal, Denmark’s national lottery and WLA member has integrated Playtech’s ultra-realistic content across its online platform. “We’ve seen player engagement for our virtual sports outmatch even our most optimistic expectations in recent months,” says Richard Andrew, from Playtech.
18/1/2021 | Premium slots and table games provider Habanero has secured a hugely important regulatory milestone through the acquisition of its Critical Gaming Supply Licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Capping an outstanding three years of growth and development across the continent for the provider, Habanero has already established itself as one of Europe’s standout studios.
18/1/2021 | André Gelfi, Managing Partner of Betsson Group Brasil, spoke exclusively with GMB about the company's challenges in 2020 and the good prospects for 2021. According to the executive, the firm has grown both globally and in the country, and is now preparing for the launch of an unprecedented project that involved the areas of marketing, operations and customer service, both locally and abroad. "We are excited, because in addition to being unprecedented, it is a very challenging project for the Betsson team and for the partners involved."
18/1/2021 | After the impasse due to a conflict with Banco Bmg when Betano announced it was its new master sponsor, Atlético agreed with the old partner and the Greek sports betting house to display the betting brand on its jersey this Sunday in victory 3 -1 against Atlético-GO, in Mineirão, for the 30th round of the Brazilian Championship. Atlético and the financial institution signed another contract for the brand to leave the noblest part of the uniform and go to the back, above the number.
18/1/2021 | 2021 has just arrived and Pay4Fun brings good news already. The company is now integrated to PariMatch, a newcomer betting option to the Brazilian market. Created in 1994 in the east european market, PariMatch arrives to Brazil bringing a website with good betting options, besides a very generous bonus to the new players. PariMatch is a brand that belongs to PMSport NV Company.
18/1/2021 | Brazilian organization FURIA Esports announced that energy drink brand Red Bull is its newest sponsor for the 2021 season. Throughout the year, the Red Bull brand will be displayed on FURIA’s jersey at the shoulder blade region, on all of FURIA’s live streams, and on special actions that are yet to be confirmed, like trips of the organization to the Red Bull training and performance center.
18/1/2021 | The Casino Hipódromo de Palermo in Buenos Aires city, Argentina, recognized for offering a wide range of entertainment at the forefront of technology, added to its slots room the recognized and most successful progressive multigames of the moment: Link King and Link Me, by Zitro. “Our objective is to offer the best products to assist the operator in the recovery of the damaged to business caused by the pandemic,” says firm’s Sales Director for Latin America Alejandra Burato.
18/1/2021 | BetConstruct released a mobile version of its backoffice delivering a comprehensive overview of sportsbook, casino, turnover, bets, reports, and many other features an operator monitors on a daily basis. “Adapting the controls to smartphone browsing is the next move towards providing operators with maximum comfort in using BetConstruct solutions,” states the company.
18/1/2021 | The University Medical Center (UMC) COVID-19 Vaccination Center will open its doors at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas today (18) with the goal to facilitate and increase the distribution of the vaccine in the Las Vegas valley. It will operate Monday – Friday, with the ability to increase hours as the program expands. The center is conveniently located in the resort's convention space near the Encore self-parking garage.
18/1/2021 | Casino and sportsbook platform provider Soft2Bet has been certified by The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) after passing a rigorous audit, recognising its capability to securely protect the transfer of credit and debit card data between customers and payment service providers. Soft2Bet has entered Brazil last year after the country moved to speed up the launch of its regulated sports betting market.
18/1/2021 | EGT Digital has taken another step forward in its development by signing a new agreement with one of the industry’s leading content providers, Pragmatic Play. The deal is an important strategic step for both companies, strengthening their respective positions with a renewed focus on growth in regulated markets. “We’re very pleased to be able to offer our content on EGT Digital’s platform,” says Melissa Summerfield, Chief Commercial Officer at Pragmatic Play.
18/1/2021 | Genius Sports, a data firm that works with leagues, media companies and sportsbooks around the world, generated $102.7 million in revenue in the first three quarters of 2020, up 32% from the same period in 2019 and roughly double its 2018 numbers, according to documents submitted to the SEC. It’s the first U.S. filing for the private London-based company, which is in the process of going public through acquisition. That deal, with blank check firm dMY Technology Acquisition II, values Genius at $1.5 billion.
15/1/2021 | A group of Connecticut legislators have put forward a proposal to legalise igaming, online lottery, sports betting and keno in the state, following Governor Ned Lamont’s support for the activity. The initiative, sponsored by 17 legislators across both major parties and both houses of the legislatura, has been referred to the legislature’s Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security.
15/1/2021 | Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia – the marketplace for the Asian gaming and entertainment industry – will return to the Venetian Macao next August 17 -19. Traditionally held in May, the new confirmed date will allow exhibitors and attendees more time to plan for their participation in light of continued COVID-19-related commercial and travel restrictions.
15/1/2021 | Intralot has extended its deal to provide lottery products and services to the country's lottery monopoly OPAP until 2023. The leading Greek gaming operator exercised its two-year extension option of the contract with Intralot for the continuation of the collaboration of the two firms in the field of numerical lotteries and services from August 2021 to July 2023.
15/1/2021 | With the lion population falling to critical levels, LeoVegas’ goal is to ensure the survival of the king of beasts. Created by the Wildlife Conservation Network in partnership with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, the Lion Recovery Fund supports game-changing conservation actions. “Together we are committed to seeing thriving savannah landscapes where Africa’s people, its economic development and its lions all co-exist,” said company after donated the sum of 10,000 Euro.