iGaming News for the Month_March 2024


Thailand is nearing the final stage of legalizing casinos.

Thailand is moving towards regulating casinos following a vote in the 500-member house of representatives. Out of 257 lawmakers present, 253 voted to approve a proposal recommending the

legalization of casinos in large entertainment complexes. The plan now heads to the cabinet for final approval. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is fully backing the move, emphasizing the potential benefits of attracting foreign investment to Thailand.


Key Player Insights in Nigeria 2024

The latest report on key player insights inNigeria, released by EveryMatrix and iGB, reveals that Nigerian players favor classic themes like Animals and Fruits, with Asian themes also being popular,

similar to the Brazilian market. Additionally, Nigerian players show apreference for games with free spins,  as this bonus feature extends their gaming time, which aligns with their high frequency of gaming sessions per 90-day period. Notable gaming providers in Nigeria include PragmaticPlay, SmartSoft, Platipus, Habanero, Spinomenal, and SpadeGaming.


Brazil Set to Finalize Betting Regulation by July 2024

The regulation of betting in Brazil is set to be finalized by the end of July. The imsplementation of fixed-odds betting will occur in four stages, with completion expected by July 2024, marking the initial phase of establishing a regulatory framework. Brazil’s Ministry of Finance detailed the process in a new ordinance published in the Official Gazette of the Union, outlining the steps for implementing regulations outlined in Bill 3,626 over the upcoming months. The goal is full implementation by July 2024.


Netherlands MPs vote on banning online slots

The Holland House of Representatives voted in favor of banning online gambling advertising and “high-risk” online gambling, including slots. This decision signifies a majority vote for prohibiting targeted advertising and slots, deemed as high-risk games.