Tag Archives: Portugal

International Football tips on bettingexpert

Home-field Advantage: Germany v England The current world champions are favoured in this match. Tipster Notorious points to Germany’s incredible endurance on the field, never winding down in a match – even if they are winning. Notorious predicts that the home team will win by 2 goals in this particular match up. Even with this particular tipster’s confidence, Coral (Notorious’ selected bookmaker) is …

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Annual growth for France Pari driven by SPORTNCO success

Online betting group France Pari has recorded an annual growth of 17% for 2015 and established itself as a leading provider of sportsbook solutions in Europe. Total revenues are up from €17m to €20m, thanks in no small part to the success of B2B entity, SPORTNCO. France Pari recorded a growth of 80% from its B2B delivery of white labels …

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Portuguese regulator selects eCOGRA as a testing agency

Portugal’s new online gambling regulator, Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (‘SRIJ’) has approved the independent compliance testing and standards company eCOGRA as a certifying organisation of gambling technical systems following a tough assessment of its staff, technical capability and relevant industry experience. eCOGRA employs more than 50 highly qualified and trained employees, focused on the online gambling compliance …

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Portuguese online gambling bill sees operators exit market

The 28 June introduction of the Online Gambling Bill by Portugal’s Council of Ministers has seen the announcement of market exits’ by 888, Betfair and bet365. All three operators sent market exit communications to players, affiliates and media partners this week in order to inform them of their decision to no longer offer services and to detail account withdrawal procedures. …

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William Hill exits Portugal and Estonia markets

In accordance with “recent regulatory developments”, William Hill has confirmed that it will exit its betting and gaming services from Estonia and Portugal markets. The operator send email communications to its affiliates and media partners stating that its services for the markets would end on 28 June. Affiliates and media partners have been instructed to remove all William Hill marketing …

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Liga Portugal criticises Federbet match fixing claims

The Portuguese football leagues ruling body Liga Portugal has criticised the suggestions of match fixing by Federbet, the international agency for detection and prevention of illegal sports betting practices. Following a review Federbet had openly announced that it had recorded suspicious activities surrounding a number of games throughout Portuguese professional football leagues. Liga Portugal has moved to dismiss the claims …

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Portugal approves Online Gambling Bill for 28 June

Portugal’s Council of Ministers have approved the passing of the nation’s Online Gambling Bill, which is set to commence on 28 June. The bill will bring a legislative framework for all forms of online gambling under the monitoring of Portuguese gambling regulator Santa Casa de Misericordia de Lisboa. Portuguese ministers have assured the public that the gambling bill, is line …

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RGA criticises Portuguese Government of creating “punitive taxes” and “unviable conditions”

Gambling trade association – Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has labelled the Portuguese Governments plans to implement a 8-16% revenue tax on sports betting operators as “punitive” and “unviable”. The association has raised concerns about Portugal’s current draft igaming proposal and its amendments, which are currently being reviewed by Portuguese parliament legislators. Portugal had planned to liberalise its sports betting market, …

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