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FIFA seeks ‘stronger ethical code’ for its World Cup 2026 bidding process

FIFA governance has presented its official guiding mandate for the bidding process to host its 2026 World Cup tournament. World football’s governing body has presented its official guidelines to the committees representing North America’s joint bid of USA-Canada-Mexico competing against Morocco for the right to host football’s biggest tournament. Presenting a 35-page document, FIFA governance has made bidding parties’ aware of key …

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Mexico & Argentina expansions bear fruit for Codere this H1 2017

Presenting its H1 2017 interim results, restructured Spanish gambling operator Grupo Codere has detailed a solid corporate performance driven by the growth of its South American assets. The Spanish operator would report a 7% gain in H1 2017 group revenues to €814 million (H1 2016: €760 million) reporting strong revenue gains within the markets of Argentina (€300 million) and Mexico …

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BetMotion migrates to AGS platform for better localised South American provisions

Leading South American and LATAM sports betting operator BetMotion (BetMotion.com) has announced that it will migrate its betting and gaming services onto AutoGameSYS (AGS) stand-out platform. Seeking to grow its operations within its core markets of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico, BetMotion expects to transition onto the AGS powered platform by the second quarter of 2017. Detailing the platform switch, …

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Group efficiency strategy pays off for Grupo Cirsa in 2016

Publishing its full-year 2016 results, Spanish gambling group Grupo Cirsa (Cirsa) has declared its ‘best year in business’, as the company benefits from the growth of its home market assets and Latin America operations. Detailing its FY 2016 financial breakdown, Cirsa would report flat-line group revenues of €1.6 billion. However, the company would benefit from its ‘group efficiency strategy’ which …

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Codere eyes Mexican expansion purchasing Grupo Caliente outright

Spanish listed gambling operator Grupo Codere continues its international expansion, informing the market that it has moved to acquire all shares in Mexican joint venture Grupo Caliente MX. Updating investors, Codere governance details that it will purchase all Caliente assets outright, by acquiring the remaining 32.7% of company shares for a reported $26 million ($22 million in cash). The Spanish …

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Kick off…Facebook signs live content partnership with MLS & Univision

Social media giant Facebook Inc has furthered its presence within sports, by agreeing a live streaming content partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) and Spanish-language American broadcaster Univision Deportes. This weekend, Facebook executives confirmed that 22 live matches would be streamed ‘in-English’ on Univision Deportes Facebook page. Univision will support the Facebook streams by providing English commentary and ‘unique Facebook’ …

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Codere launches Mexican property Codere.mx

Spanish gambling operator Grupo Codere (Codere) has launched its dedicated Mexican sports betting website Codere.mx, as the restructured operator continues to expand its services within Latin America. Through its strategic partnership with leisure operator Grupo Caliente, Codere is Mexico’s biggest gambling operator servicing 84 gaming establishments. Furthermore, the gambling group has a reported 70 betting points within the provinces of …

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Caliente launches Digital Sports Tech product in Latin America

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Caliente will become the first operator in Latin America to launch Player Props, the player proposition betting product from Digital Sports Tech. This follows the recent successful integration with Coral in the UK and Europe, and with MadBookie in Australia. Ladbrokes Australia will also launch Player Props in early 2017. Caliente, the largest sportsbook in Mexico, will be launching the …

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Kambi enters Mexico with Apuestas Internacionales multi-channel services agreement

Stockholm Nasdaq-listed betting technology and platform provider Kambi Group (Kambi) has expanded into the Mexican gambling market by announcing that it has secured a partnership with Apuestas Internacionales, S.A. to provide multi-channel provisions for its PlayCity subsidiary. Agreeing terms with Apuestas Internacionales, Kambi will become the exclusive supplier of betting solutions to 17 syndicated PlayCity casinos, and provide online betting …

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Paddy Power counts the costs of its early Clinton payout

Paddy Power has suffered its biggest ever political payout, after being hit for over $4.5 million by customers who backed Donald Trump to become the 45th US President. The Irish bookmaker is counting the costs of its decision to pay out £800,000 on a Hillary Clinton victory back in October. Aided by the reopened FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of …

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