20/10/2020 | To expand its presence in Latin America and especially in Brazil, BETWINNER launched its official Portuguese and Spanish social media accounts on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. The launch of official accounts in these languages from these Latin America nations is followed by the sports bookmaker having announced Roberto Carlos as its official ambassador. All links to access in this article.
09:18 | Dr. Maurício Corrêa da Veiga, president of the IAB's Sports Law Commission and vice-president of the Special Committee in the same area at the National OAB, dedicated his opinion column in ‘Lei em Campo’ to analyzing how the cases of COVID-19 are impacting and will cause influences and fluctuations in sports betting. "The name or number of infected people has the ability to cause variation in the odds," explains the lawyer.
21/10/2020 | Jodismar Amaro, re-elected president of the Brazilian Federation of Lottery Companies (Febralot), released a video on the election of the new administration for the 2020-2024 period. "We had a single list, which shows that the federation is united around the same ideal and objective", he highlighted. For the leader, “we depend not only on the ticket, but on the support of everyone,” calling on members to make the entity grow.
09:03 | The Government of the City of Buenos Aires, through its gaming management body LOTBA (Lottery of the City of Buenos Aires) has approved the Program for the Implementation of the Online Game Platform presented by Codere. This important milestone is the first step in the process of obtaining the license that will allow the firm's online gaming offer in this jurisdiction, being Codere the first company to achieve this advance.
21/10/2020 | The old Escolas Copag (Schools) are now called Academia Copag (Academy), which will have five tracks: Compliance, Health, Safety and Environment, Technical, Behavioral and Support. In social networks, People and Management Director of the company, Juliana Cordeiro, announced the reformulation and said that more news is coming. "Stay tuned because, throughout the year, we are going to show you what's going on with training around here," said Cordeiro.
21/10/2020 | Oi, largest fixed telephone operator and the fourth mobile phone company in Brazil, will sponsor the 4th edition of eSports Brasil Award, the biggest of its kind in the electronic sports sector in LatAm. The event, that takes place on December 8 at Globo's headquarters in São Paulo, is the result of a partnership between Globo and Go4it, with digital support from VIU Hub. Fans can follow live streams on multiple screens and platforms.
21/10/2020 | Leading live sports lottery game developer, EquiLottery Games, announced that it reached an agreement with the National Basketball Association (NBA) that will see the company launch a new, officially-licensed lottery draw game based on the outcomes of NBA games. Using the marks and logos of the NBA and its teams, EquiLottery Games will create ‘Slam Dunk Dollar$’, that is scheduled to run throughout the next NBA season.
21/10/2020 | Leading sports gambling operator in Latin America, Betcris, has signed a number of key sponsorships over the past year, including with Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, main football league in Brazil, and with Mexico’s National Football Team. Now the Panamanian Baseball Federation, Fedebeis, has also chosen Betcris to be its Principal Sponsor for the 2020 Major Baseball Championship for the second year in a row.
21/10/2020 | BtoBet proudly announced that it has been shortlisted for the one of the most coveted categories at the prestigious SBC Awards, “Sportsbook Supplier of the Year”. With the event recognizing and rewarding expertise and innovation in the gaming industry, BtoBet has made the cut and is considered as offering amongst the best sportsbook solutions in the sector. “We are pleased to be amongst the finalists for this award, what marks a very positive year for BtoBet,” commented firm’s Chief Marketing Officer, Sabrina Soldà.
21/10/2020 | Last week, the first virtual version of GAT Gaming & Technology Expo took place, a third dimension event that allowed the reunion of personalities and businessmen of the gaming industry, after months of social distancing and facing the economic crisis derived from the pandemic. The organization has received multiple congratulations for having achieved that all participants felt again part of the great gaming family, gathered in the same scenario.
21/10/2020 | Premium slots and table games provider Habanero has staked its claim in Germany as one of the first suppliers to go live under the jurisdiction’s newly regulated framework. The company’s social casino offering has already proved popular in the country, having debuted earlier this year in partnership with Löwen Play. Now, local players can enjoy its real-money games catalogue that was officialy launched on October 15.
20/10/2020 | Former footballer Enrico Nazaré, who wore shirts from Atlético Mineiro and Vasco, and also played in Europe, currently runs Leadstar Media's operations in Brazil. The company operates the ApostasBrasil.com sites and, since just a few days ago, SitesDeAposta.com, offering users information to learn how to choose the best sites on the market, have fun and even win money. “We are passionate, very experienced in business and we know the keys to success,” says Nazaré in an exclusive interview with GMB.
20/10/2020 | This weekend, MarjoSports, one of the main firms in the Brazilian sports betting market, took a step forward confirming its regional expansion. The brand first appeared on ad LEDs with messages in Portuguese during Barcelona x Getafe for LaLiga. The marketing deal covers the entire season and includes Marjosports presence in all matches that Messi's team plays in the championship as a visitor for TV broadcasts from Brazil and the rest of South America.
20/10/2020 | A great reference in Brazilian women's football and back in Santos since the beginning of this season, striker Cristiane signed a commercial partnership with Betmotion, one of the most important sports betting companies in Brazil. The athlete spoke with local media L! about the importance that signing this contract has not only for her, but for the sport as a whole. "I am proud and happy for this achievement," she added.
20/10/2020 | Leading international operator Betway has signed an extended partnership with Betgenius, the betting subsidiary of Genius Sports Group, that will see its in-play product powered by the highest quality live betting content available in the sector. “We’re proud to play a key role in driving both customer experience and revenues for our long-term partner,” said Matt Stephenson, Global Partnerships Director at Betgenius.
11:05 | Leading game content provider Pragmatic Play announced a partnership with Genesis Global to supply the operator with its entire portfolio of slot titles. “Our continued focus on growth in regulated markets has allowed us to continually partner with exciting, innovative companies, and Genesis Global is an operator we’re thrilled to be working with,” commented Pragmatic Play’s VP, Lena Yasir.
21/10/2020 | Betsson has been reducing its business in the UK continuously for the last few years, including closing its UK office at the end of 2018. The Group has to date operated with nine brands, on three different platforms, and under four licences in the UK market. As part of its strategy, Betsson has decided to further consolidate its UK business to focus on growing one single brand: Rizk.
20/10/2020 | PokerStars has named former Paris Saint-Germain, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United footballer David Ginola as the firm’s new sportsbook brand ambassador. The partnership kicks off with Ginola playing the key role in ‘La Grosse Cote’, a new campaign that invites French sports fans to take advantage of boosted odds and offers on the biggest games running at the same time.
20/10/2020 | Betsson’s online casino property StarCasino has unveiled its new, innovative AC Milan media portal, StarCasino.sport, on the back of the announcement that it will be extending its partnership with the Italian club until the end of the 2022/23 campaign. The platform will not feature any sportsbook offers, and instead will promote exclusive and creative AC Milan content, so that it remains in line with Italy’s Decree on betting.
20/10/2020 | With total gross revenue of €208.9m for the three months to June 30, the online gambling market in Spain has grown 17.7% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020. This represents a 4.2% decline compared to Q1 of this year, while advertising spend by licensees dipped significantly during the period. Online casino registered strong performance during the quarter.
20/10/2020 | Live poker returns to New Jersey this week as Atlantic City’s largest poker room reopens tomorrow, Wednesday (21) at 10 a.m. Hotel and casino Borgata will reopen its 77-table poker room with several restrictions in place to ensure a safe environment. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy forced casinos to shutter in mid-March in response to the spread of coronavirus, and the state was one of the most cautious in the country when it came to reopening.