24/01/2020 | The Brazilian delegation led by Senator Flávio Bolsonaro was received on the first working day in Las Vegas by Rob Goldstein, CEO of LVS Group, of tycoon Sheldon Adelson. "Brazil is Las Vegas Sands' number 1 interest for investing US$15 billion in 2020 ... we just need to regulate the matter for transparency and legal certainty," says the president's son in the halls of the Venetian casino giving this way a strong support to the legalization of integrated casinos in the country for this year.
24/01/2020 | Boavista has a new sponsor for the Carioca Championship and for this year's Copa do Brasil. The ‘Saquarema’ club signed a partnership with BetGold, a multinational specialized in iGaming that seeks to grow in the Brazilian market. The brand of the new sponsor will be displayed on the shoulder blade of the game shirts, in addition to appearing on banners, website and social network of the club.
24/01/2020 | On Monday starting at 7:00 p.m., the city of São Paulo will live a long-awaited moment when the new multipurpose complex Maxximus Arena (4,200 square meters), dedicated to entertainment, opens its doors. Located on Avenida Sumaré (in the sector of the former Bingo Imperador), the space will be the venue of the luxurious and giant "Vegas Poker" club to play tournaments next to a restaurant, space for events and a sports bar. Here, a photo gallery of the fantastic place.
24/01/2020 | Brazilian football club Figueirense has one more partner, as it has signed a sponsorship and partnership agreement with Vivagol.com, an online sports betting brand created especially for the Brazilian market by the Portuguese company Bet Entertaiment Technologies. "We are very proud to be part of the Figueirense family, a club with so much tradition and that shares the same passion and respect for football as we do," explains Vivagol’s CEO, Gabino Oliveira.
24/01/2020 | Brazilian football club Fortaleza announced that sports betting platform EsporteNet becomes its new master sponsor for the 2020 season. The brand will be displayed on the front of the ‘Tricolor’ shirt and should yield to the club an annual value exceeding R$ 1 million (US$ 240k). For Lucas Guimarães, CEO of EsporteNet, the performance of the club in 2019 was what attracted the brand's interest. “We were impressed with the structure and results presented by the club's commercial,” he explained.
24/01/2020 | Hellenic Gaming Commission has confirmed it has chosen Inspire Athens, a partnership between Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment and local company GEK TERNA, for its new casino at the former Athens airport of Hellinikon. The Mohegan Integrated resort includes a luxury hotel, entertainment venues, a convention centre and shopping and dining sites, as well as a casino.
24/01/2020 | Online betting operator LeoVegas AB has been making changes to its marketing team and now it has announced Johan Rikner as its new Director of the Digital area in another fresh appointment to a key position. “I have some experience in building a data-driven organization and I hope to use it to help LeoVegas become the ‘King of Digital Marketing’,” commented Rikner.
24/01/2020 | Amidst a growing public outcry lawmakers for the Mexican state of Quintana Roo have repealed a new law which would have exempted the payment of taxes to those companies interested in setting up casinos. The law was in effect for only 19 days before being revoked. The lawmakers stressed that the repeal was a consequence of listening to public opinion. The state is home to Cancun as well as a string of other resorts and popular destinations.
24/01/2020 | KIROLSOFT will once again be present at the most important game fair in the world for the 6th consecutive year, “a luxury and an honor for the technological developer of the KIROL Group.” In London 2020, the company will showcase the novelties of its gaming platform: new version and all the features that it includes, developed entirely by the department of l+D+i.
23/01/2020 | The Brazilian delegation led by Senator Flávio Bolsonaro was received on the first working day in Las Vegas by Rob Goldstein, CEO of Grupo Las Vegas Sand group, of tycoon Sheldon Adelson. "They are ready to invest around US$ 15 billion dollars in 2020; we just have to do our homework," says the president's son, supporting in this way the legalization of integrated resorts with casinos in Brazil for this year.
23/01/2020 | After important partnerships in the Brazilian sport scenario, bookmaker NetBet agreed to sponsor Red Bull Bragantino for the 2020 season of the Brazilian football league. The team from Bragança Paulista, in the interior of São Paulo, prints the betting site logo on the sleeve of its shirt. Marketing director Alceu Aragão believes that this relationship of the brand with Brazilian sports associations will strengthen the power of the clubs and bring the NetBet brand closer to the fan.
23/01/2020 | estadium.bet representatives Adriano Neves (lawyer) and Antonio Cardoso Neto (legal director), were at CT do Dragão, for the official presentation of this partnership, where they also took a picture alongside Jorge and Matheus, Dragolino and President Adson Batista. The sponsorship of the German betting company was signed from January 2019 to December 2021. The agreement will be crucial to complete the renovation at the Antonio Accioly stadium.
23/01/2020 | Lottery bets from Caixa Econômica Federal can now be identified with the bettor's Individual Taxpayer Number (CPF). This is provided for by Bill 3.972 / 2019, by Senator Roberto Rocha (PSDB-MA), under analysis by the Economic Affairs Committee (CAE). The intention is to prevent lotteries from being used as a ways of money laundering.
23/01/2020 | Market-leading B2B iGaming technology provider, Patagonia Entertainment, is rebranding as Salsa Technology to set the platform for its next stage of expansion. This new identity incorporates the firm’s dedication to globalization, localization and innovation within the iGaming world. “The new brand empowers our business and provides us with the catalyst for huge rewards,” comments Salsa Technology’s Global Business Development Manager Victor Arias.
23/01/2020 | Magellan Robotech, the B2B brand of Stanleybet Group, a company that creates gaming solutions for gaming operators and virtual 3D games, announces its participation in ICE London. “The success of our products in recent fairs is proof that we are moving in the best way to achieve our goal which is to become a point of reference for operators in the sector,” comments Magellan Robotech CCO, Christian Maglia.
23/01/2020 | As part of SAGSE’s “relaunch”, the Argentine trade show is no longer taking place in Costa Salguero exhibition center and moves to the exhibit space of the Hilton hotel located in Puerto Madero (November 25-26). “It is time to move forward, changes need to be done from scratch and SAGSE has reached a point in which it needs a category upgrade to continue growing,” said Giorgio Gennari Litta, President of Monografie, the organizing company.
23/01/2020 | Genius Sports Media, the trusted digital marketing partner to more than 150 gambling operators around the world, has partnered with OtherLevels to create the first unified, omni-channel and personalised marketing service specifically for the betting, gaming and lottery industry. “This partnership delivers the best solution in the market,” comments Josh Linforth, Commercial Director of Genius Sports Media.
23/01/2020 | The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) announced that it has extended its partnership with Betcris, a global leader in online sports betting and casino games, into 2020. Betcris will continue to provide CEBL fans with an enhanced live online betting experience through its different digital platforms. “We just can’t wait to continue to bring all the thrill and excitement of the games to the CEBL fans,” said JD Duarte, Betcris CEO.
23/01/2020 | Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, along with Embratur President Gilson Machado, Senator Iraja Abreu and Deputy Hélio Lopes, are in Las Vegas where today and tomorrow will hold meetings with the president of Las Vegas Sands, Sheldon Adelson, and authorities of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. It is an official visit authorized by the President of the Senate, Davi Alcolumbre. The delegation will gather information for the creation of a legal framework that would allow the installation of casinos in resorts.
23/01/2020 | Japan’s national government said that it would now make public only in February or March its so-called “basic policy” on integrated resorts (IRs) with casinos. The governing coalition led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party first made public a draft version in early September and it had been expected that a final text would be published in late January.
22/01/2020 | Since the beginning of the year there has been a very strong rumor about SECAP’s board. After the information published today in EGR Intel about the resignation of the secretary of the portfolio, Games Magazine Brasil talked with Alexander Manoel himself who exclusively ratifies the version of the media but without confirming a certain date: "When the date of my departure is precisely defined, I will publicize it more publicly, but the works of both Sweepstake and Sports Betting continue and are evolving."
22/01/2020 | The Keno Minas game closed 2019 with overcome obstacles and great results. Last year, there were more than R$ 73 million (US$ 17m) to reward bettors from the Minas Gerais lottery. In addition, at a general level, Intralot Brasil and Loteria Mineira paid more than R$ 558 million (US$ 132m) in prizes. “Bet and be part of our history in 2020!”, expressed the company in a publication on its official Instagram profile.
22/01/2020 | For the vice president of the Mixed Parliamentary Front for the Approval of the Regulation of Gaming in Brazil, federal deputy Pablo Oliva (PSL), it would undoubtedly be interesting for the state of Amazonas to have a casino, where it would serve as a tourist and economic alternative. "It is the type of activity that moves the economy on several fronts," comments Oliva.
22/01/2020 | Underlining its commitment to sustainability, ICE London has confirmed that it will be supplying eco badges and lanyards for every one of the 36,000+ attendees set to attend the show next February 4-6. “The decision to provide eco-friendly, reusables lanyards and badge-holders is an important step in reducing ICE London’s environmental impact,” comments Dan Stone, ICE Head of Marketing.