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3rd February
Habanero to launch in Colombia via Codere deal
Supplier Habanero will launch in Colombia for the first time after widening its partnership with operator Codere. Habanero’s content, such as its...
24th October
Analysis: Strength through unity for IGT and Scientific Games in Brazil
You can just hear an executive uttering the phrase "teamwork makes the dream work," after IGT and Scientific Games were this...
22nd October
Sportsbet.io announced as Flamengo’s new shirt sponsor
Brazilian football club Flamengo has agreed a deal with Sportsbet.io for the operator to become its new shirt sponsor. The crypto-currency sportsbook...
23rd September
Brazilian sports betting expected to be regulated in Q4 2019
Marcelo Munhoz da Rocha, Legal Advisor at BetConsult, speaks to Gambling Insider, providing an update on Brazilian sports betting legislation. What is...
23rd August
Betfair announces official partnership with Conmebol
Betfair has signed a three-year deal to be the official betting partner of Conmebol club competitions. The agreement with South American football's...
17th July
Better Collective CEO: Affiliates can help ensure there are good actors in new markets
Jesper Søgaard, CEO and Co-Founder of Better Collective, spoke exclusively to Gambling Insider on the affiliate's progress in Brazil and the...
22nd May
R Franco CMO: Doubts about LatAm regulators are being proved wrong
Ruben Loeches, CMO of R Franco Group, talks to Gambling Insider about the supplier's experience in the Colombian online gaming market, which regulated...
19th March
Brazil’s hotel industry wants casinos built in existing resorts
Representatives of Brazil’s hotel sector have expressed concern over proposed legislation that would see up to 32 integrated resorts built in...
11th February
Proposed Brazilian bill would see 32 casinos built
Legislation in Brazil has been proposed which would allow states to build casinos based on their population. Paulo Azi, a member of...
19th December
Brazil has stepped closer to legalising sports betting, says analyst
Brazil is firmly on course to legalise sports betting, Marcelo Munhoz da Rocha, legal advisor at BetConsult, has exclusively told Gambling Insider. He...
21st November
Brazilian sports betting takes a step toward regulation
Lottery legislation including plans to legalise sports betting in Brazil has been approved by the House of Deputies. Provisional Measure (PM) 846/2018...
7th November
Gaming legislation Amendment 3 passed in Florida
Florida’s constitutional amendment regarding gambling has been passed, despite the best efforts of NFL side Miami Dolphins urging fans to vote...
29th October
NHL announces MGM Resorts as first ever official sports betting partner
MGM Resorts International will be the National Hockey League’s first league-wide official sports betting partner. William Hill has already signed up with...
2nd October
Oryx Gaming enters Colombia with Wplay partnership
Supplier Oryx Gaming has taken its first steps into the Colombian online gaming market by partnering with operator Wplay. After being the...
1st October
SIS agrees Buenos Aires racing deal
Data and streaming supplier Sports Information Services (SIS) has expanded its horseracing portfolio with the addition of the Hipódromo Argentino de...
20th July
Legal gambling raises $2.5bn for Colombian healthcare
Legalised gambling has raised $2.5bn in taxes in Colombia over the last six years, contributing considerably to the Subsidized Health System for...
26th April
Caesars continues its non-gaming expansion into Mexico
Worldwide casino and resort developer Caesars Entertainment Corporation, fresh from announcing its first two non-gaming resort partnerships in Dubai, has announced...
8th March
Brazilian gambling reform in tatters after shock defeat in the Senate
Proposals to bring Brazil’s gambling legislation into the 21st Century went up in smoke yesterday when the Brazilian Senate Committee on...
27th February
Scientific Games acquires Brazilian gaming studio
Worldwide gaming supplier Scientific Games Corporation has announced a deal to acquire a majority stake in EsysnetG, a video bingo content...
8th December
Brazil may have to wait until 2019 for legitimate gambling market
Brazil’s journey towards liberalising and legitimising its gambling market took another turn for the worse this week. The Constitutionally and Justice...
29th November
Codere to launch Colombian online betting platform
Spanish gaming operator Codere has announced the official launch of its Colombia-facing website, on the Codere.com.co domain. Earlier this week,...
23rd November
Brazil’s regulated online gambling industry has the potential to rake in over $2bn a year
A report commissioned by the Remote Gambling Association has estimated that Brazil’s online gambling market has the potential to be worth...
26th October
Brazil to vote on gambling bill next month
Latin America has been recently drawing a lot of attention with more countries legalising their respective gambling markets. And now, Brazil...
4th October
Operators face "punitive" taxation measures in Trinidad and Tobago
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its new tax plan, which will see in 2018 a double taxation for...
4th October
First international operator receives casino and sportsbook licence in Colombia
Online sportsbook and gaming operator GAMING1 has become the first international company to obtain a casino and sportsbook licence under Colombia’s...
13th September
Colombia issues its second online gaming licence
Colombia has granted this week its second online gambling licence to lottery and chance games operator Corredor Empresarial S.A. The country’s...
12th September
Brazil set date and price for lottery auction
The Brazilian government will be selling off one of its instant lottery units in an attempt to reduce government economic intervention...
24th August
Sportium to launch in Colombia
Sports bookmaker Sportium has announced this week its plans to start operating in Colombia within the next few months. The betting...
24th August
Brazil considers privatising the state-run lottery market
The Government of Brazil has announced this week its plans to privatise the current state-run lottery industry. According to Reuters, the...
16th August
Sportsradar partner up with the Brazilian football league to help tackle match fixing
Sportradar have partnered up with the Brazilian football federation, Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF), in an attempt to improve integrity for...
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