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WPlay to focus on “responsible, safe and transparent” betting at Juegos Miami

As the first operator to acquire an online licence in Colombia, WPlay holds a unique position in the country and across the Latin American region. Ahead of his seat on the dedicated Colombian panel at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), Julio Tamayo, Managing Director at WPlay.co, explores the myths surrounding gaming in the region, how the company has transformed the local economy, and why players are a priority for the online market.
 

Vicca Group on the search for strategic partners at influential Juegos Miami

The Vicca Group is one of a growing number of Colombian operators who will be attending Juegos Miami, the bespoke C-Level event created by Clarion Gaming for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean industry. In advance of his attendance at The Miami Biltmore (May 30 – June 1), CEO, Rodrigo Afanador Carrasco, explains the development of the company's online gaming brand ZAMBA.CO, argues why Latin America needs to claim its own space, and highlights the lessons to be learnt from the Colombian gaming experience.
 

CasinoCoin to prove Blockchain is ‘perfect for gaming’ at Juegos Miami

‘The most exciting thing we’ve seen since the early days of the Internet’ is how John Caldwell, Director of Advocacy at the CasinoCoin Foundation, describes the ever-expanding world of Blockchain. Ahead of a dedicated panel on Blockchain technology at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), Caldwell addresses the legalities for the solution in Latin America, the burgeoning possibilities for operators and users in the region, and why Blockchain is ‘perfect’ in regards to social responsibility in gaming.
 

Gambling Business Group and YGAM confirm closer working ties

 

Cross sector industry body, the Gambling Business Group (GBG), has announced a strategic partnership programme with independent charity the Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM). The two organisations will collaborate across a range of topics to provide a human context to social responsibility and improve understanding of harm minimisation and how it can be delivered.

US Supreme Court & the New Jersey Sports Betting Case

     Supreme Court Oral Arguments Analyzed by: Professor I Nelson Rose

  "Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made."

          Otto von Bismarck

On December 4, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the New Jersey sports betting case. Almost every Justice was actively involved in the questioning, which touched upon everything from obscure statutory interpretation to the importance of states not controlled by the federal government.

SMS to Open Opportunities for Gambling Industry

A new report released by Textlocal, one of the UK’s leading SMS platforms, reveals today that mobile gambling is set to revolutionise the industry as operators increasingly embrace the SMS platform to help drive activity and integration.  The report also highlights how an estimated 4m people already use their smartphone to gamble and that that figure is growing by more than 10% year on year.

WPlay to focus on “responsible, safe and transparent” betting at Juegos Miami

As the first operator to acquire an online licence in Colombia, WPlay holds a unique position in the country and across the Latin American region. Ahead of his seat on the dedicated Colombian panel at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), Julio Tamayo, Managing Director at WPlay.co, explores the myths surrounding gaming in the region, how the company has transformed the local economy, and why players are a priority for the online market.
 

Vicca Group on the search for strategic partners at influential Juegos Miami

The Vicca Group is one of a growing number of Colombian operators who will be attending Juegos Miami, the bespoke C-Level event created by Clarion Gaming for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean industry. In advance of his attendance at The Miami Biltmore (May 30 – June 1), CEO, Rodrigo Afanador Carrasco, explains the development of the company's online gaming brand ZAMBA.CO, argues why Latin America needs to claim its own space, and highlights the lessons to be learnt from the Colombian gaming experience.
 

CasinoCoin to prove Blockchain is ‘perfect for gaming’ at Juegos Miami

‘The most exciting thing we’ve seen since the early days of the Internet’ is how John Caldwell, Director of Advocacy at the CasinoCoin Foundation, describes the ever-expanding world of Blockchain. Ahead of a dedicated panel on Blockchain technology at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), Caldwell addresses the legalities for the solution in Latin America, the burgeoning possibilities for operators and users in the region, and why Blockchain is ‘perfect’ in regards to social responsibility in gaming.
 

Gambling Business Group and YGAM confirm closer working ties

 

Cross sector industry body, the Gambling Business Group (GBG), has announced a strategic partnership programme with independent charity the Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM). The two organisations will collaborate across a range of topics to provide a human context to social responsibility and improve understanding of harm minimisation and how it can be delivered.

US Supreme Court & the New Jersey Sports Betting Case

     Supreme Court Oral Arguments Analyzed by: Professor I Nelson Rose

  "Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made."

          Otto von Bismarck

On December 4, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the New Jersey sports betting case. Almost every Justice was actively involved in the questioning, which touched upon everything from obscure statutory interpretation to the importance of states not controlled by the federal government.

SMS to Open Opportunities for Gambling Industry

A new report released by Textlocal, one of the UK’s leading SMS platforms, reveals today that mobile gambling is set to revolutionise the industry as operators increasingly embrace the SMS platform to help drive activity and integration.  The report also highlights how an estimated 4m people already use their smartphone to gamble and that that figure is growing by more than 10% year on year.