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Spanish government: no plans for absolute prohibition of gambling advertising

On Wednesday, Spanish Finance Minister María Jesús Montero announced that the government would soon release specific details on its forthcoming online gambling advertising restrictions. Montero further claimed that the government had no plans to impose an “absolute prohibition of publicity” like the kind recently imposed in Italy, as gambling is “a legal activity regulated by the government.” However, gambling advertising[Read More…]

Spain set for clampdown on gambling ads

Spain set for clampdown on gambling ads

Gambling operators in Spain could soon face tougher advertising rules as the government looks to introduce restrictions similar to those placed on tobacco. Various sources in the Spanish press have reported that the new regulations will form part of the 2019 Budget, which will be put to the European Union today (Monday). Read the Full Article Here – iGaming Business

Gaming in Spain Newsletter – Podemos seeks to impose restrictions on bookmakers, betting advertising …and more!

Gaming in Spain Newsletter – Podemos seeks to impose restrictions on bookmakers, betting advertising …and more!

Spanish regulators meet with industry at Gaming in Spain Conference Meet with Spanish regulators Just a bit over a month ahead of the closing of the current licensing window on December 17, attendees of the Gaming in Spain Conference will have one last opportunity to hear from and meet with local regulators. Juan Espinosa García, Director General de Regulación del Juego,[Read More…]

The Spanish media would lose 133 million euros in case of an advertising ban

The Spanish media would lose 133 million euros in case of an advertising ban

Bet365, 888Sport.es, Betfair, William Hill, Paf, Interwetten, Sportium, Bwin y Wanabet. Nombres habituales para quienes siguen las retransmisiones de los partidos de fútbol tanto en prensa digital, radio o televisión. Nombres que son familiares para espectadores y oyentes aunque no hayan jugado un euro en su vida. La culpa de esta saturación publicitaria la tienen los 133 millones de euros anuales que el[Read More…]

Tempobet renews away games ad deal with Real Madrid and Barcelona – Gaming Intelligence

Tempobet renews away games ad deal with Real Madrid and Barcelona – Gaming Intelligence

Online betting and gaming operator Tempobet has renewed its agreement with Spanish football giants Real Madrid and Barcelona to advertise at both clubs’ away league fixtures throughout the 2018/19 La Liga season. The six-figure agreement will see the operator’s logo feature on pitch-side LED boards in television broadcasts throughout Latin America and Europe, excluding Spain. Read the Full Article Here[Read More…]

Betsson launches loyalty programme in Spain | EGR Intel 

Betsson launches loyalty programme in Spain | EGR Intel 

Betsson.es users can collect points on both casino and sportsbook and exchange them for bonuses. Betsson’s Spanish brand has launched a new loyalty programme that enables users to accumulate points that can be exchanged for bonuses. Betsson Points, which translates to ‘programa de puntos’ on its Betsson.es domain, can be collected via both its casino and sportsbook products. Read the[Read More…]

DGOJ and other EU Regulators Statement: Declaration of gambling regulators on their concerns related to the blurring of lines between gambling and gaming

DGOJ and other EU Regulators Statement: Declaration of gambling regulators on their concerns related to the blurring of lines between gambling and gaming

Global gambling regulators have teamed up to voice their concerns about skins gambling and loot boxes in video games. Fifteen gambling regulators from across Europe, as well as Washington State Gambling Commission, have signed an agreement to work together to address the risks created by the blurring of lines between gaming and gambling. Read the Full Article Here – Gambling[Read More…]

DGOJ receives the IMGL Award in Prague

DGOJ receives the IMGL Award in Prague

The Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling, recognized as ‘Regulator of the European game of 2018’ by the IMGL association . The award is a recognition of the activity of the Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling The IMGL (International Masters of Gaming Law) association has recognized the Directorate General of Gaming Regulation of the Ministry of Finance,[Read More…]

Ceuta will require staff to be located for tax reduction to apply -Ceuta exigirá al online que traslade al personal para lograr la rebaja fiscal

Ceuta will require staff to be located for tax reduction to apply -Ceuta exigirá al online que traslade al personal para lograr la rebaja fiscal

The Government of Ceuta will demand that gambling companies transfer at least half of their staff to the autonomous city if they wish to benefit from the significant 50 percent tax reduction that has already come into effect for online gambling in this Spanish territory. This has been reiterated by sources of the executive Ceuta consulted by the agency Europa[Read More…]

Spanish sports betting revenues up 47% in Q2

Spanish sports betting revenues up 47% in Q2

55% rise in marketing spend fuels double-digit rises in all egaming verticals. Spanish sports betting revenues rose by 46.7% year-on-year during the second quarter of 2018, according to new figures from the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ). Sports betting revenues rose to €87.6m during the period, with pre-match betting rising by 32.7% during the quarter, rises which the[Read More…]