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Episode 68: Brazil's Betting Market On The Cusp Of Regulation

Vixio GamblingCompliance Podcast

Release Date: 04/14/2023

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Since legislation for sports betting and online gaming in Brazil was finally passed at the end of last year, industry stakeholders have waited with bated breath for several critical policy questions to be resolved and for a licensing process to begin. With a licensing ordinance just being published, now is an ideal time to check in with the experts to get a clearer picture of what this means for developing a regulated market Vixio anticipates will be worth nearly $5bn in annual revenue at maturity. This episode is the audio recording of a Vixio-hosted webinar which took place in June 2024,...

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This bonus episode is the audio from a recent LinkedIn live broadcast that aired on June 10, 2024. During this broadcast, two members of the Vixio organisational team discussed how to get involved with the prestigious GRA event, its history, and some background information on the nomination process. Since their launch in 2017, the independently adjudicated Global Regulatory Awards have become the biggest of their kind, the first awards that recognise and celebrate individuals and teams that work tirelessly to set new standards in the compliance and responsible gambling industry. The...

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Environmental, social, and governance, more commonly known as ESG, is growing within the gambling industry, with pressure from multiple directions on organisations across the supply chain to be more sustainable. Most notably, the European Union's corporate sustainability directive is ramping up the requirements for any company doing business in the EU. Vixio's Joe Ewens speaks to Rachel Decelis and Russell Mifsud from KPMG in this podcast. The pair have spent years advising gambling businesses on this new era.

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The U.S. gaming industry has made tremendous strides in offering responsible gaming programs, but there are still issues to be addressed. Among those critical issues is funding for treatment and prevention programs. Keith Whyte is the executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). The non-profit’s mission is to minimize the economic and social costs associated with gambling addiction. In this episode, Keith Whyte spoke with Vixio’s U.S. Editor, Chris Sieroty, about the GRIT Act and the importance of collaboration between industry, researchers, experts, and others in...

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In this episode, KPMG's U.S. Gaming Tax Lead Bob Stoddard joins Vixio chief analyst James Kilsby to discuss emerging tax policy trends in the U.S. sports betting market, including moves by certain states to reassess their initial rates in order to generate additional tax revenue.

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Late last year, the attention of the world gambling industry was surprisingly directed towards the Middle East. In September, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) established a gambling regulator and strongly suggested allowing integrated resort gambling in some of its emirates, drawing sudden interest in the region. This episode features expert opinion from Vixio's contributing editor for Asia, Martin Williams, who has spent the past few months diving deep into the truth behind the UAE's shift in approach to gambling. Key questions answered in this podcast include: What is happening with this new...

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To kick off 2024 and the new series, Vixio analysts and subject matter experts will discuss the significant issues ahead in a rapid-fire look across the world's major markets.  In the second of a two-parter podcast, North American based host James Kilsby will speak to Vixio journalist and regional expert Talia Samuelson on the key developments across the South American gambling markets before a roundup of what to expect in the US and Canada with reporter and podcast regular Matt Carey.

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To kick off 2024 and the new series, Vixio analysts and subject matter experts will discuss the significant issues ahead in a rapid-fire look across the world's major markets.  In the first of a two-parter podcast, host Joe Ewens will speak to Vixio Associate Editor Harrison Sayers on the key developments in the European and African gambling markets before a roundup of what to expect in Asia and Australia with podcast regular Martin Williams.

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It’s been years in the making, but the long-awaited and much anticipated legislation for legalised online sports betting and gambling means Brazil is on the cusp of becoming the most critical new regulated market for the global online gambling sector in 2024. On December 13th, 2023 Vixio's Chief Analyst and VP of Americas, James Kilsby spoke to a panel of experts to address the key provisions, compliance challenges, and next steps for Brazil.

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In this bonus episode, Vixio PaymentsCompliance experts look back at regulation across payments in 2023 and predict what to expect in 2024.  Vixio Senior payments Journalist Jimmie Franklin and Senior Business Development Manager Luke Baker reflect on this year through a global lens, covering key jurisdictions: the UK, Europe, the US, Australia, and Brazil. They’ll also highlight some of the critical events that helped change the shape of the payments compliance landscape. 

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