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PA Betting Services partners with ElTurf in LatAm expansion move

PA Betting Services has partnered with Chilean pre-race content, tipping, stats and breeding information provider ElTurf, in a bid to expand its reach in Latin America. The exclusive collaboration will see the new partners work to combine their respective specialities to provide pre-race content ‘at comparable levels to those seen from both North America and the UK’ to Latin American …

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IBIA updates Optimum Betting Market study to address LatAm sector

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has released Spanish and Portuguese language versions of its Optimum Betting Market study in recognition of the burgeoning Latin American sorts wagering sector. By updating the report, the IBIA hopes to ‘assist the development of betting regulation’ in countries in the region such as Brazil by assessing existing regulatory models in Colombia, Mexico and …

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Europe accounts for 169 betting alerts in GLMS Q3 update

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has identified 358 suspicious sports betting alerts throughout the third quarter of 2021, with Europe accounting for the majority of alerts. Publishing its Q3 update, the GLMS reported that it was alerted to 169 cases of suspicious wagering activity in Europe – a trend which was demonstrated in its Q1 2021 report earlier this …

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Marcos Oliveira: How Clever Advertising is capitalising on Latin American growth opportunities

Having entered the Latin American market seven years ago, Clever Advertising has identified numerous areas for growth. But according to Marcos Oliveira, Chief Commercial Officer, there is “still work to be done and areas to be explored” across the region. Ahead of this week’s SBC Summit Latinoamérica, Oliveira explains how Clever Advertising navigates the differences between Latin American and European …

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Euro market adjustments see Betsson anticipate a tougher 2021 landing

Betsson AB has maintained confidence in its sports betting operations, with revenue in the sector offsetting a decline in casino, whilst also lauding its acquisitions strategy but acknowledging hurdles in the newly regulated Dutch market. Publishing its Q3 trading update, the Nasdaq Stockholm registered group reported overall revenue of SEK 1,733.3 million, representing a 3% increase on the corresponding quarter …

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Martin Lycka: Brazil is the crown jewel for Latin American industry

SBC Summit Latinoamerica

Martin Lycka, Entain’s SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, is set to be part of the high-level speaker line-up for this month’s SBC Summit Latinoamérica conference and trade show in Miami. Ahead of the event, he talked to SBC Noticias about Entain’s operations in Latin America and the importance to international operators of local partnerships when entering newly-regulated …

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Inés Sainz to host SBC Awards Latinoamérica ceremony

Inés Sainz, Mexico’s leading sports television presenter and journalist, has been confirmed as the host of the inaugural SBC Awards Latinoamérica on October 28, 2021. The Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in the sports betting and gaming industry across Latin America, and the winners of the 22 categories will be announced at a lavish ceremony at the JW Marriott Marquis …

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Sportradar’s UFDS offer to counter suspicious sports match spike


Sportradar Integrity Services, a division of global sports technology giant Sportradar, has detected more than 1,100 suspicious sports matches since the start of the global pandemic in April 2020, with 655 of those matches detected in the first nine months of 2021.  To mark this announcement on the scale of match fixing, Sportradar has chosen to ramp up its commitment …

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Scout Gaming links with Betano Brazil to continue international expansion

Scout Gaming has moved to strengthen its international growth strategy, striking an agreement with Kaizen Gaming’s Betano Brazil brand. The agreement will see the B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy sports betting provider supply its odds product to the Betano brand, with a specific focus on the group’s Brazilian market operations. Scout aims to provide Betano players with fantasy …

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