Tag Archives: Uruguay
- Uruguay to block online gambling domains, payments, marketing
September 28, 2017
Uruguay has made good on its threats to impose strict prohibition of online casino and poker sites while introducing new taxes on state-approved forms of gambling. Last week, the Uruguayan Senate voted 30-6 in favor of the country’s new Accountability Law, which includes the new gaming provisions. The bill was...
- Sportium prep Colombia launch; Uruguay to keep online state-run
August 23, 2017
The Sportium sports betting joint venture of UK bookies Ladbrokes and Spanish gaming operator Cirsa says it plans to launch online operations in Colombia before the year is through. Earlier this month, Sportium execs gave a media presentation in Bogota’s Hollywood Casino, at which the company has chosen to plant...
- Uruguay mulls blocking online gambling domains
July 26, 2017
Uruguay is the latest Latin American country to consider blocking the domains of internationally licensed online gambling operators. This week, Fernando Serra, a tax advisor to Uruguay’s Ministry of Economy and Finance, told El Observador that the government was wrestling with how to tax new digital services like Netflix or...
- Uruguay pol peeved at Sportingbet football sponsorship
July 11, 2017
Online sports betting operator Sportingbet is in hot water in Uruguay after a politician objected to the team’s logo appearing on the jersey of a local football institution. Uruguay keeps a pretty tight lid on its gambling market, with local punters’ legal options limited to a state-run lottery, pari-mutuel race...
- Mario Lopez Wins His 2nd LAPT Title After Victory in Uruguay
September 24, 2015
Mario Lopez has won his second Latin American Poker Tour Main Event after defeating Oscar Quijada in heads-up action at the Conrad Punta del Estate Resort & Casino in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Mario Lopez is on a poker high carrying a danger of getting his wings burnt by the...
- Early Betting Winners and Losers of the World Cup
June 26, 2014
Outside of the final group games in Group G and Group H, the next round of the World Cup has been all but set. Two weeks into the tournament and we've already seen our share of shocking results—a lot of which have had direct impacts on our pockets. Now that...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017