23/7/2021 | In an exclusive conversation with Gildo Mazza in the GMB One-On-One cycle of interviews, Juan Barrachina, Kambi's Sales Director for Latin America, spoke about the global sports betting market, the impact that the opening of the United States brought to the firm and the expectation regarding the regulation in Brazil. According to him, Kambi is pointing to the Brazilian market as a priority: “We are already in the stage of seeking talent to develop our business in the country.”
23/7/2021 | President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed this Thursday (22) that he had chosen senator Ciro Nogueira, one of the holders of the Pandemic CPI, as the new chief minister of the Civil House, one of the most relevant positions of the Federal Executive, replacing Onyx Lorenzoni. Nogueira is the author of Bill 186/2014, which provides for the exploitation of games of chance throughout the national territory and that is currently being processed by the Senate and may gain impetus with this his appointment.
23/7/2021 | Now, playing at leading sports betting site in South America Betsul (betsul.com) has become even more practical and faster with payments via PIX. In a few minutes the credits are already available to guess even in that event that is just about to start. Users can also take advantage of the July Awarded promotion to earn up to R$150 bonus on their deposit and even win an official shirt of their football team of heart.
23/7/2021 | Website PortugalCasino has just published an analysis of the interest of the Estoril Group in Brazil and the current stage of the activity in the country. "As Brazil prepares to decide, together with the country's rulers, on the future of the gaming sector, Portuguese entrepreneurs are already preparing to invest in the construction of casinos in the country, which have been banned there for about 70 years," says the report.
23/7/2021 | The esports company Epulze has entered a partnership with Mobius.Bet, creating the Dota 2 tournament Series Mobius.Bet Maestros featuring a $10,000 prize pool. The main event will take place on July 26 – August 5th with the open qualifier running on Saturday, July 24. “We have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity of entering into this partnership with Epulze, as part of our launch into the South American market, particularly in Brazil”, explained Lynn Pearce, Mobius.Bet founder and CEO.
22/7/2021 | Premium slots and table games provider Habanero has taken a major leap in its path to Argentinian expansion, with its LOTBA registration allowing the provider to supply online operators across the jurisdiction. “As one of the most exciting emerging regions in igaming, we look forward to securing more partners there and making our mark on the capital,” comments Vera Motto, Business Development Executive at Habanero.
22/7/2021 | Under the terms of the new partnership, Sportradar will provide Bally’s Interactive with access to its complete pre-match betting services, live betting services, and content solutions portfolio. “Given their vision and commitment to innovation, we are confident that Bally’s Interactive will continue to expand and deliver an engaging, dynamic sports betting experience to their customers,” says Neale Deeley, Managing Director, US Betting, Sportradar.
23/7/2021 | Affilka by SOFTSWISS announced that it surpassed a milestone of 100 brands launched on the affiliate marketing platform, with a major increase in the last 6 months. This marks 3 years since the platform went into development. “And here we are with more than 100 casino and sportsbook brands in our portfolio! We’re just getting started and are planning on making it double this time next year,” says Anastasia Borovaya, product owner of Affilka.
23/7/2021 | Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lei Wai Nong, said that the government was sticking to its forecast for 2021 casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) at US$16.2 billion. That was despite city-wide GGR for the first half having underperformed relative to official estimates first made in November last year, at the time of the government’s budget proposal for the fiscal year 2021.
23/7/2021 | From this Saturday, casinos in Portugal located in high or very high risk counties will be able to open their doors again. A government order published this Friday (23) in Diário da República "allows the reopening of gambling establishments, casinos, bingos or similar" located in these municipalities, but it will be necessary to submit a negative test to COVID or digital certificate to enter.
22/7/2021 | The OAB/DF Gaming Rights Commission promotes the 2nd Seminar of the series "The Rules of Gaming", with an exclusive focus on "Sports Betting". Under the coordination of multi-purpose Bárbara Teles, Colombian specialist Hugo Llanos will teach about operations and business models and lawyer Maria Luiza Kurban Jobim will address legal and regulatory issues of the sport in Brazil. The event will be via Zoom, on July 30 at 10:30 am (Brasilia time).
22/7/2021 | Proma, organizer of Expotel, the most important hotel fair in Brazil, organized this Wednesday (21) the webinar ‘Casinos and Gaming in Hotels and Tourism’, with its president José Sevieri moderating the debate by Bruno Omori, president from IDT-Cema, and Luiz Felipe Maia, from the FYMSA law office. They focused on the development of the hotel sector from the implementation of urban casinos, casino hotels and in Integrated Resorts. For the panelists, the model of casinos outside mega-resorts would be the most attractive for the country.
22/7/2021 | Amuletobet, a gaming site that focuses its operations in Brazil based on luck and superstition, has just strengthened its presence in the country by adopting Sweetspot in its affiliation program. To improve the user experience and brand recognition, Amuletobet has been looking for several ways to achieve this: an exclusive bonus program, sponsorship with Atlético Goianiense and now with Sweetspot. “We work together with internal areas in order to promote campaigns based on superstitions to gain space”, says Guilherme Preihs, Amuletobet’s Affiliate Manager.
22/7/2021 | For the launch of Midnite's gaming platform in Brazil, the Business to Gamer agency, DRUID, developed a campaign focused on the public that is crazy about sports, but also on the casual gamer based on entertainment innovations. With technological experience of the brand in the eSports segment, Midnite promotes different initiatives such as its product “Cash Mode”, the differentiated work of SAC and actions with influencers and gamers.
22/7/2021 | Betsson registered record-high profit in the second quarter of 2021 of €33.0m, thanks to growth of sports betting and expansion in Latin America. However, the operator also revealed that its US launch would be delayed until early 2022. “The second quarter is proof of the strength of our business model. We have achieved an all time high profit based on our scalability and geographic spread,” comments firm’s CEO Pontus Lindwall.
22/7/2021 | Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the gaming industry, continues to embrace Scandinavian adventures with the announcement of its new slot title, Book of Vikings. Featuring comic book-style visuals and a classical instrumental soundtrack, the highly volatile slot is riddled with symbols of Norse mythology, and includes a mystery Free Spins feature where landing a special expanding symbol will boost chances of big wins.
22/7/2021 | Konami has come up with a lot of news in the debut of its football series on next-gen consoles. The Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) or Winning Eleven will now simply be called eFootball. Another great news, and no less surprising: the game will be free, adapted to the model of "game as a live service", following the success of competitive online eSports such as Fortnite and League of Legends.
21/7/2021 | According to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) first-ever survey on Olympics betting expectations, 20 million Americans plan to bet on the Tokyo Olympics. Since the last Games in 2018, when legal sports betting was only available in Nevada, sports betting is now legal and live in 21 states and Washington, D.C., giving more than 100 million Americans access to the legal market. Regulations on Olympic wagering vary by state.