A groundbreaking moment in Brazil’s legislative history is on the horizon as Senator Davi Alcolumbre, President of the Constitution, Justice, and Citizenship Commission (CCJ), announces an extraordinary Senate session to vote on a comprehensive gambling bill.
This pivotal session will determine the fate of PL 2234/2022, a bill encompassing a broad spectrum of economic practices within the gambling sector, including casinos, bingos, jogo do bicho, online games, and more. After years of anticipation and debates, this vote could potentially reshape Brazil’s gambling landscape.
The successful passage of this bill would open doors to regulated gambling, creating new economic opportunities and transforming Brazil into a key player in the global gaming industry.
Stay tuned for this extraordinary session, as it promises to be a historic event, potentially altering the course of Brazil’s gambling industry for years to come.
Senator Alcolumbre’s Strategic Move for Brazil’s Gambling Future
In a significant development for Brazil’s gambling industry, Senator Davi Alcolumbre, President of the Senate’s Constitution, Justice, and Citizenship Commission (CCJ), has called for an extraordinary session to vote on the long-awaited gambling bill, PL 2234/2022. This move comes after months of deliberation and is a crucial step towards potentially legalizing various forms of gambling across the country.
The Scope and Impact of PL 2234/2022
PL 2234/2022, which was first presented in the Senate in February 2022 and initially approved by the Chamber of Deputies in 2018, encompasses a wide range of gambling activities. These include the establishment of casinos in resorts, tourist casinos, bingos, jogo do bicho, online games, and other related activities. The bill’s comprehensive nature means its approval could significantly alter the gambling landscape in Brazil, introducing regulated and legalized gaming practices.
The Role of the CCJ and Legislative Process
The bill had its report presented by Senator Irajá Filho (PSD-TO) in the CCJ, with the session scheduled for a vote. However, the session was adjourned before the vote could take place, leaving the item pending. As the head of the CCJ, Senator Alcolumbre’s decision to hold an extraordinary session underscores the urgency and importance of this legislation.
Implications of the Bill’s Approval
The approval of PL 2234/2022 could mark a new era for Brazil’s gaming industry. It would not only legalize and regulate a significant sector but also open up vast economic opportunities. The legalization of various gambling practices could boost tourism, generate employment, and create a new source of revenue for the country, aligning Brazil with other nations where regulated gambling is a key economic contributor.
A Historic Moment for Brazilian Legislation
The extraordinary session called by Senator Alcolumbre represents a decisive moment for Brazilian legislation. The outcome of this vote will have long-lasting implications for the country’s economic, social, and cultural landscape. Stakeholders in the gambling industry, policymakers, and the Brazilian public are keenly awaiting the results of this session, which could pave the way for a regulated and prosperous gambling industry in Brazil.
SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator Sees 2.6x Surge in Bets: 2023 Report
In a dynamic year for the iGaming industry, the SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator has released its 2023 report, offering insights into significant trends and achievements.
Notably, the report reveals a staggering 2.6 times increase in bets participating in jackpots, shedding light on the growing appeal of these mechanics among operators and players alike.
A Year of Remarkable Growth
Throughout 2023, bets participating in jackpots experienced consistent quarterly growth, witnessing a remarkable 165% increase from January to December. By the end of the year, the total value of these bets had surged to an impressive 6.396 billion euros. Moreover, the number of jackpot campaigns witnessed a substantial growth of 3.8 times compared to the previous year, totaling 230 campaigns.
Expanding Reach and Impact
One of the standout achievements of 2023 was the expansion of the Jackpot Aggregator’s footprint. The number of brands utilizing its jackpot solution tripled within the year, culminating in over 70 active brands by year-end. This surge in adoption reflects a heightened level of market trust and interest in the product.
Introducing the Prime Jackpot Campaign
A significant milestone of 2023 was the introduction of the Prime Jackpot campaign, which debuted in Q4. This innovative feature garnered considerable attention and interest from players across various casinos. The Prime Jackpot campaign allows operators to participate in shared prize pools, ensuring that rewards are drawn from the collective pool rather than from a specific brand operator. This approach not only offers larger rewards to attract more players but also enhances player engagement and loyalty while optimizing operational costs for operators.
Insights from SOFTSWISS
Aliaksei Douhin, Head of SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator, shared his insights into the year’s achievements. He emphasized the noticeable increase in clients and connected casino brands, as well as the growing volume and value of bets in jackpots. He expressed satisfaction in witnessing clients actively embracing the Jackpot Aggregator and recognizing the added value it brings to their brand operations. The solution empowers operators to provide players with enhanced gaming experiences and more enticing winnings. Client feedback is actively collected and analyzed to ensure clients have access to the most sought-after tools and mechanics.
Looking Ahead to 2024
In 2024, the SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator is set to extend its reach to a wider spectrum of clients. This expansion will be guided by a customized approach, ensuring that each client can tailor the product’s capabilities to meet their specific requirements.
Meet SOFTSWISS at ICE London
The SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator team will be present at ICE London from February 6th to 8th, 2024. They are ready to showcase their latest advancements and engage in discussions with existing and potential clients.
SOFTSWISS is a renowned international iGaming company that offers certified software solutions for managing gambling operations. With a dedicated team of over 2000 employees spread across Malta, Poland, and Georgia, SOFTSWISS holds multiple gaming licenses and provides comprehensive iGaming software solutions. Their diverse product portfolio includes the Online Casino Platform, the Game Aggregator featuring thousands of casino games, the Affilka affiliate platform, the Sportsbook software, and the Jackpot Aggregator. In 2013, SOFTSWISS made history by introducing the world’s first Bitcoin-optimized online casino solution.
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