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Daniel Graetzer: Mediatech – “Spain is now too big to ignore”

As further tier-1 operators emphasise regulated market growth, can the Spanish market deliver solid business conditions and long-term value for industry stakeholders? SBC speaks to Daniel Graetzer, executive director at Mediatech Solutions (R Franco Group) an industry technology supplier founded in Spain, on how the Spanish market is developing and becoming an attractive proposition to new players. ____________________________ SBC: Hi …

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Carlos Hernández Rivera steps down as head of DGOJ Spain

Spanish gambling regulator ‘la Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego’ (DGOJ) has confirmed that Carlos Hernández Rivera has stepped down as its Director General. The Spanish Council of Ministers announced the departure of Hernández Rivera as its DGOJ leader last Friday, and have begun the search for his replacement. Hernández Rivera a former state counsellor in the field of technology and innovation …

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Spain welcomes new operators & licensed slots play

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A major update by the Spanish gambling regulator, La Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), has seen the awarding of 10 new operator licenses for entry into the Spanish regulated market The DGOJ confirmed that European companies Eurobet, Merkur Interactive, SKS365 and Net Ent were amongst the operators and service providers granted license approval for market entry. The update …

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DGOJ adds Spanish new gambling advertising standards provisions

Spain’s gambling regulator the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), has pushed forward with amendments to the regulations of advertising and marketing of online gambling products to Spanish consumers. The regulator published amendments for online gambling advertising to be added its existing regulatory framework. Under the new terms all operators will have to market their products in accordance with …

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Spain’s DGOJ appoints Jose Antonio Garcia as Director of Management & Relations

Spain’s gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) has appointed Jose Antonio Garcia as its new Director General of Management and Industry Relations. Garcia will replace Laura Minguito, who has stepped down from the general management position. Garcia takes over having consulted the DGOJ on industry relations and policy. Garcia has a background in engineering focusing on telecommunications …

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European operators eye up Spanish market entry

Having closed its application window on 9 December, La Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) Spain’s gambling regulator disclosed that it had received general applications for licences from a twelve European igaming operators. Industry news source EGR Magazine, has reported that sports betting operators Eurobet and Betclic Everest are amongst the twelve applicants who have applied for general licences. …

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12 new operators apply for Spanish DGOJ licences

La Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), Spain’s national gambling regulator has revealed that 12 online gambling operators have filed applications to enter its regulated market. The DGOJ re-opened its online gambling application service last month to allow operators to indicate their market entry interest. The DGOJ application window was officially closed yesterday, the regulator disclosed that twenty general …

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Spain re-opens licensing window for new online gambling applicants

Spain’s gambling regulator La Direccion General de Ordenacion del Juego (DGOJ) has re-opened its online gambling licensing window, in a move to create new market entrants for the Spanish online gambling market. The DGOJ will review new business submissions of online gambling operators who wish to participate in Spain’s regulated online gambling market. The regulator confirmed that the window would …

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Sports betting aids improved Q1 2014 for Spanish igaming sector

The latest industry figures published by Spain regulatory body – Direccion General de Ordenacion del Juego (DGOJ), have demonstrated that the Spanish igaming market grew 10% year on year, as the sector enjoyed a strong opening quarter to 2014. Total gross gaming revenues for Q1 (figures reported from January 1- 31 March 2014) reached €66.9 million (£56.8 million), up 12% …

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Spain’s DGOJ to allow online slots & betting exchanges

Spanish gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), are set to add new amendments to the current Spanish online gambling bill which will see online slots and sports betting exchanges allowed to be serviced by licensed online gambling operators. The DGOJ are finalising amendments to current  Spanish online gambling regulations, which may see the integration of slots and betting …

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