24/9/2021 | SBC Summit Barcelona marked the successful return of the sector's face-to-face events in Europe. In 4 days full of activity, the best of the international industry met again in-person to network and share knowledge. BtoBet, LSports, Pragmatic Play, Kambi, Betconstruct, Soft2Bet, Sportradar, Pinnacle, BetWarrior, Hero Gaming, Jada Gaming, Betcris and FBM are just some of the companies that were present with own stand, accredited or with the participation of their executives in panels. GMB offers the best of the event in images.
24/9/2021 | The president of the Senate, Rodrigo Pacheco, commented that, depending on the approval of party leaders, the House may analyze proposals that deal with the liberation of games of chance in the country. Among the projects is the one that regulates the creation of resorts integrated with casinos. Pacheco stated that he has no position on projects dealing with the topic.
24/9/2021 | Betsul, the leading sports betting site in South America, makes its eleventh sports sponsorship official, this time with Sampaio Corrêa Futebol Clube, from Maranhão state, champion of the North and Northeast and holder of three national titles, series D, C and B , respectively. The platform expects, in the coming weeks, to establish a partnership with a Brazilian company that should be accredited as a lottery operator with LOTEMA (Lottery of the State of Maranhão).
24/9/2021 | The Income Tax reform may be adjusted to include the legalization of gambling, generating up to R$50 billion (US$9.45 billion) a year in revenue, according to senator Angelo Coronel (PSD-BA), the bill's rapporteur. The idea is controversial, as it would likely displease President Jair Bolsonaro's evangelical base in the 2022 elections, but Coronel says it is an effective way to raise funds to help the government offset larger cuts in corporate taxation.
24/9/2021 | The Brazilian iGaming Summit (BiS) will mark the return of the sector's in-person events to Brazil and will have the participation of several renowned brands from the sports betting and iGaming scene. Betting app Wanna has already confirmed its presence at the event, which has the support of Games Magazine Brasil in its organization. The first edition takes place on December 1st and 2nd, at Espaço Boulevard JK, Edifício International Plaza, in São Paulo, located in the heart of the city's commercial center.
24/9/2021 | While the Ministry of Economy is advancing on its side with the final regulation of the sports betting market in Brazil, the Economic Affairs Committee (CAE) will vote on Tuesday (28) on the project of senator Ciro Nogueira (PP-PI) which prohibits transactions with credit or debit cards, and also electronic currency, which are intended to bet on games of chance on sites hosted outside the country (Bill 213/2017).
23/9/2021 | Zitro has been present at the latest edition of the Andalusian Gaming Congress Expo that took place in Torremolinos, presenting its new Video Bingo and Video Reels products. The operators visiting the expo have been able to see first-hand the incredible aesthetics of the new Zitro products, the sensational Video Bingo games from Dragon Lamp and Video Reels from 88 Link and, of course, the new ALLURE cabinet.
23/9/2021 | STS, the leading betting operator in the regulated Polish market, has confirmed an official data and trading partnership with Genius Sports to drive the expansion of its in-play offering. The deal includes portfolio of premium rights such as Euroleague Basketball, Polish Basketball League, and Ekstraklasa. “This Partnering is further validation of our global commitment to official sports data,” said James McKiernan, Head of Commercial, EMEA at Genius Sports.
23/9/2021 | The new NFL season has finally arrived, and this one promise to be much better than the last. Betcris, the NFL’s exclusive partner in Spanish-speaking Latin America, is also ushering in the new season with great innovations and fun for fans. The bookmaker will give fans the opportunity to watch games live on its platform, while incentives for both VIP and general customers are in the works.
23/9/2021 | The public hearing scheduled for this Thursday (23) by the special committee of the Chamber of Deputies created to analyze Bill 1153/19, was canceled. Although it was on the agenda and with confirmed guests, the meeting was postponed and still has no date set to take place. The hearing had been requested by Deputy Celina Leão (PP-DF) to discuss, within the scope of the project that amends the Pelé Law, issues related to sports betting in Brazil.
23/9/2021 | Pragmatic Play invites players to embark on a journey into the clouds in search of the ethereal princess in latest release, Starlight Princess, a new title that joins the company’s renowned slot offering. “We’re positive that this new release will resonate strongly with our players,” commented Yossi Barzely, Chief Business Development Officer at Pragmatic Play.
23/9/2021 | Playtech saw B2B gambling and online growth outweigh the impact of retail closures as it increased profits in the first half of the financial year. The gambling software giant announced revenue of €457.4m for the period, which was down 4% compared to the €476.7m accrued in the same period in 2020. Playtech’s B2B growth in revenues from unregulated markets excluding Asia came from Canada and Brazil.
23/9/2021 | The webinar series “The Rules of Gaming”, by the Federal District OAB's Gaming Law Commission, will address, on September 30, at 11:00 am (Brazil time), a new debate about “The State of Lotteries: One Year After ADPFs 492 and 493”. A good surprise will be the already confirmed presence of the STF Minister Gilmar Mendes, rapporteur at the Federal Supreme Court of the actions that ended the Union's monopoly in the exploitation of lotteries in Brazil.
23/9/2021 | At the beginning of a new era in Europe, online betting platform Nossa Aposta is playing strong and offers a new brand image with many surprises. “Uma Casa com Valores” (A House with Values) is the motto of the Portuguese sportsbook's latest public campaign, with Paulo Futre, former Atletico Madrid, Sporting and FC Porto star, as exclusive ambassador. The inclusion of this football idol intends to give an Iberian dimension to this communication strategy. Watch the video here.
23/9/2021 | LVision has announced the expansion of its BetBooster sports coverage, now live with American Football. BetBooster serves as an automated AI multilingual betting tips generator supporting over 100 in-play and pre-match markets with full bet slip integration. The company has progressed quickly now having a total of seven sports under its belt, including Table Tennis, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, and Basketball.
23/9/2021 | With the idea of having a differentiated product on the world of sports betting and demystifying that it is something far from the common fan, KTO Brasil has partnered with Lance!, the Minas Gerais company TropeirãoCast and the agency Valinor Content to promote the LANCE DA SORTE show, hosted by journalist Josias Pereira. The broadcasts can be followed daily on @lancedigital on Twitter and Facebook (lance.com.br/futebolamericano) and on the podcast @tropeiraocast.
22/9/2021 | Fair Play Poker is Bodog Poker's website that promotes fair, transparent and secure tables so that the player can play with more peace of mind. On its 10th anniversary, the room will host a special freeroll. With the idea that recreational players don't need to expose themselves to the tools the pros have to find out what their competitors have at hand, Fair Play Poker was born at Bodog. The company claims that today it is the only website in the world with 100% anonymous tables.
22/9/2021 | FBMDS and Tecnalis strengthen their relationship and allow the FBMDS brand to boost its presence in the Spanish market. The deal is one more relevant step in the FBMDS affirmation in the European online gaming scene and the brand will integrate multiple casinos with a diversified selection of products through Tecnalis’ platform Alira.