Tag Archives: Santa Casa
- Betclic Everest first to launch online in Portugal’s regulated betting market
May 26, 2016
French operator Betclic Everest Group has been awarded the first online sports betting license under Portugal’s new regulated online gambling market. On Wednesday, Betclic launched its Betclic.pt site after finally receiving the go-ahead from local regulator Serviço Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ). The launch comes...
- Scientific Games social casino deal with Fantasy Springs, VLT deal with OPAP
April 1, 2015
Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) has inked a free-play online casino deal with the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. The deal will see SGMS’ Williams Interactive division launch a branded version of its Play4Fun Network via online and mobile for the casino by mid-2015. Fantasy Springs guests will gain...
- Portugal pushes forward with plans to regulate online gambling
June 21, 2014
As promised earlier this week, Portugal has pushed forward with plans to launch a regulated online gambling market. On Thursday, the Council of Ministers approved a proposal that would allow legislators to craft a legal framework in which to license online casino, poker and sports betting. According to Secretary of...
- OPAP sale back on; BetClic buys rest of Everest; Portugal online gambling options
August 1, 2012
The Greek government has revived its oft-postponed plans to sell off major state-owned assets, including betting giant OPAP. An unidentified official told Reuters the sale of OPAP was among “the priorities in our privatization drive” and that the sale will “start” in early autumn. The government currently holds a 34%...
- Sportingbet to challenge Spanish ban; Betclic loses Portugal fight with Santa Casa
March 28, 2012
With Sportingbet having made the last installment on its $33m settlement with the US Department of Justice, the company is now talking more openly about its plans to re-enter the US market if/when regulations permit. Bolstering rumors that first surfaced in October, the Evening Standard reports that Sportingbet is in...
- Codere beats Sportingbet; Portugal online gambling in 2012 “reasonable goal”
March 9, 2012
Spanish operator Codere is merrily clicking its castanets after a Madrid court agreed that shutting down Sportingbet’s Spanish-facing sites was the right thing to do. Codere has been waging war against a host of international online gambling companies, claiming its land-based operations have been negatively impacted from online companies offering...
Codere picks Evolution Gaming for Mexican live online casino
March 21, 2017