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Konami signs sponsorship deal with Santos FC

Konami Digital Entertainment has become the new sponsor of the Brazilian soccer team Santos FC. The agreement includes the placement of the eFootball PES...

GAN completes deal to acquire Coolbet for $175.9m

Internet gaming software firm GAN Limited has announced the completion of its acquisition of the Vincent Group plc (Coolbet) for a total purchase price...

Puerto Rico Senate Bill paves the way for sports betting and esports law

Former Governor of Puerto Rico Wanda Vázquez Garced has signed into law the Senate Bill 1534, which paves the way for the activation of...

LatAm’s 2020 year in review: Brazil in focus

Neil Montgomery, Founding and Managing Partner at Montgomery & Associados, a Brazilian law firm with offices in São Paulo and a footprint in Rio...

LatAm’s 2020 year in review: focus on Mexico

As part of a review of the LatAm experience in 2020, SBC focuses on Mexico, with Alfredo Lazcano and Andrea Avedillo, legal experts from...

LatAm’s 2020 year in review: Chile in focus

Francisco Leiva, former Superintendent of Chile’s gambling regulator, the Superintendency of Gambling Casinos (SCJ), talks exclusively about what has happened to the Chilean gambling...
Colombian sports fans

Colombian campaign will highlight transparency in sports

Colombian trade bodies Fecoljuegos and Asojuegos, along with a number of online gaming companies, have launched a new campaign, titled 'Yo le apuesto', which seeks...
Colombia

Wplay and Playtech extend Colombia partnership with platform launch

Playtech has launched its IMS technology platform with leading Colombian operator Wplay across all retail and online platforms. The two companies have been in partnership...
Uruguay

Uruguay horse racing on hold until New Year as COVID concerns mount

The Uruguayan Ministry of Economy and Finance has suspended all horse racing activity in the country until January 10, due to rising COVID concerns. Announced...

Sportradar’s FDS facilitates FPF match-fixing convictions in Brazil

Sportradar has praised the effectiveness of its Fraud Detection System (FDS) after it was able to identify instances of match-fixing across Brazil, highlighting the...

Event News

Igaming expansion sees Betting on Sports America evolve into SBC Summit North America

Gambling industry event organizer SBC has announced that it is expanding its successful Betting on Sports America (BOSA) conference and exhibition to incorporate another...

BOSA-D: Focus on Understanding the American Player

Max Bichsel, VP US Sales, Gambling Group.com; Tod Kobrin, CEO of Oddsium; and Ed Moed, CEO of Hot Paper Lantern, came together to discuss...

How sports betting affects problem gambling addressed at BOSA-Digital

Ensuring the safety and integrity of players amid the US sports betting boom was the subject of conversation during a special panel at last...

Sportradar: A question of time before US sees in-play betting boom

While the growth of in-play betting has been well documented in recent years, it is the explosion of mobile betting that will help it...