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Zitro held its Zitro Experience event on June 12th at the exclusive Villa Cosentino in Lima, Peru. The event was a unique opportunity to network in a relaxed atmosphere, while customers enjoyed a spectacular product presentation, followed by a fantastic musical performance.

“Our Zitro Experience event was the perfect opportunity to connect with our clients in Peru,” said Alejandra Burato, Zitro’s Regional Director for Latin America. “At Zitro, we have a strong commitment to the Peruvian market, and this event was a true celebration of our continued success in the country. We’ve been present in Peru for several years now, and our dedication is reflected in our constant investment of resources, the expansion of our team, and our gradual growth across gaming establishments in the country.”

At this edition of Zitro Experience Peru, the company presented a wide range of new products and games specifically designed for the region’s audience. Zitro offers Peruvian operators’ products with greater added value, characterized not only by the interconnected version of their machines in the same room (LAP) but also by the possibility of interconnecting machines in multiple locations, under a Wide Area Progressive (WAP) network. This product line allows operators to link Zitro’s premium WAP games, on the Altius Glare cabinet, across all their locations.


Zitro also presented games with proven performance in various markets worldwide in recent months. These include ‘Fu Frog’, ‘Fu Pots’, and ‘Billy the Pig’. Furthermore, the company unveiled its latest releases: ‘Energy Link’, ‘Drum Dynasty’, ‘Night Link’, ‘Hit Selection’, and ‘Epic Empires’.

In addition to these titles, Zitro also introduced the new ‘Mega Lounge’ concept. This designated area within the casino features a selection of Zitro games and machines interconnected with each other. All machines playing in the lounge simultaneously will contribute to a MEGA jackpot. When a player wins the MEGA, all machines will celebrate together, providing players with a unique communal gaming experience. ‘Mega Lounge’ allows operators to combine different Zitro games and cabinets under the same concept to offer an enhanced and diverse gaming experience, making it unique in the industry.

Sebastian Salat, Zitro’s President International, added: “Our Zitro Experience event has been a wonderful opportunity to meet, once again, with customers and friends and showcase the products we have developed for the market. This event will undoubtedly solidify our position as the leading casino supplier in Peru and further strengthen our achievements in the region. At Zitro, we are convinced of the enormous potential offered by this market, and therefore, our project focuses on continuing to grow in the country and across LatAm.”









Betsson, the leading global betting operator, proudly announces the addition of legendary former Colombian goalkeeper René Higuita as its new brand ambassador. Higuita, renowned worldwide for his iconic “scorpion kick” save against England in 1995, will further strengthen Betsson’s presence in Latin America.

Andrea Rossi, Betsson’s Commercial Director for Latin America, commented: “We are proud to collaborate with a football legend like René Higuita, who embodies our passion for football and entertainment. This partnership reinforces our commitment to the Colombian market and strengthens our leading position in Latin America.”

Higuita, an idol in Colombia and considered to be one of the greatest goalkeepers in South American football history, said “This alliance began as a bold idea and has now become a reality. I’m proud to join Betsson to make a difference and bring the passion of football closer to the fans.”

Throughout his career, Higuita has been celebrated for his unique blend of professionalism and showmanship. He played a pivotal role in Colombia’s return to the World Cup in the 1990s after a 28-year absence. His accolades include two Colombian league titles (1991 and 1994), a Copa Libertadores (1989), and two Inter-American Cups (1990 and 1997), all with Atlético Nacional. Notably, his performance in the 1995 Copa Libertadores semi-finals has been described as “the most spectacular performance by a goalkeeper in the competition’s history ” by the book Unusual Copa Libertadores Stories.


In addition to being one of the best goalkeepers, Higuita is recognised as one of the best goalkeepers-attackers in the world, having scored 43 official goals, placing him fifth worldwide. In 2004, IFFHS ranked him as the eighth best South American goalkeeper of the 20th century, while El País named him the third best player in America in 1989 and 1990. His particular style of play even led FIFA to introduce the so-called “Higuita Law” in 1990, defining the role of the attacking goalkeeper.

Betsson has recently made significant strides in the region, becoming the sponsor of three of Latin America’s most renowned clubs: Boca Juniors and Racing Club in Argentina, and Atlético Nacional in Colombia. Additionally, Betsson Sport has sponsored the Italian Serie A champions and last year’s Champions League finalists, Inter Milan.

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BETER gets certified as a service provider in Peru





Provider’s full suite of esports&sports content now available to operators in growing market

BETER, the leading provider of fast betting content designed to engage the next generation of players, has strengthened its position in Latin America by being certified as a service provider in Peru. This certification enables BETER to supply its content, including live streaming, data, and odds, to leading operators in the Peruvian market interested in the provider’s offerings.

BETER, which has been providing its suite of products, including its proprietary ESportsBattle and Setka Cup table tennis tournaments to operators in Latin American markets over the past few years, and is now certified by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, adding a new country to its coverage.

This means that licensed operators in Peru can offer the provider’s superior high-value content to their players, elevating the player experience with round-the-clock betting opportunities which in turn allows them to tap into lucrative audiences such as Millennials and Gen Z.


BETER arranges over 45,000 monthly events across eight esports and sports disciplines, providing an unrivalled betting experience that combines 24/7 streaming, real-time data, and odds with sustained 7.5%+ margin retention. All of these specifics ensure the best value for operators and their players.

Gal Ehrlich, CEO of BETER, said: “Being certificated as a service provider in Peru really strengthens our position in the growing and thriving LatAm region where our content is already performing incredibly well for operators with players drawn to the fast betting experiences we offer. 

“This certification proves that we are a well-established, reliable, and reputable betting content provider and will absolutely help us secure big-name partnerships across the market. It also forms part of our wider plans for LatAm where we intend to be a major content provider to all operators.”

Valeria Tarchynska, Chief Legal Officer at BETER, added: “Receiving certification from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru is a significant milestone for BETER and recognises the quality and integrity of the content we provide. 

“Applying for and securing certifications is a tough task, and this has only been possible due to dedicated work of our legal team and reliable local partner, Salazar & Zúñiga law firm. We are really proud to have secured this approval to now be able to deploy our content with operators in Peru.”

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GiG to drive Betsson’s Inkabet brand in regulated Peru, with platform deal





Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has announced an agreement for the provision of its award winning Platform to power long-term tier 1 partner Betsson’s Peruvian brand Inkabet, as the relationship continues to expand across new regulated markets.

This latest agreement further reinforces GiG’s strong relationship with Betsson, with the Inkabet brand migrating onto GiG’s powerful new technology and expanding an alliance that covers live brands in eight markets across Europe and Latin America, with significant potential for further expansion.

GiG has proved itself as a valued ally for Betsson Group as they continue a path of significant growth throughout regulated markets, with GiG having establishing a strong reputation for building successful long-term partnerships, with expansion announced for Betway, Casumo, Bplay and GoldenPark partnerships over the first half of this year alone.

With the approval of iGaming casino and sports betting regulation through the senate in October 2023, Betsson has obtained licenses for this newly regulated market that cover online casino and sports betting for Inkabet . GiG has extensive experience of powering brands across Latin American markets, standing at the forefront for ambitious operators seeking growth opportunities, combining regional expertise with the latest event driven technology to provide a feature packed offering that will quickly establish and drive growth for Inkabet across Peru.


James Coxon, Chief Operating Officer at GiG said; “This partnership marks another milestone in our journey together with Betsson, spanning across multiple regulated markets. At GiG, we pride ourselves on fostering successful long-term partnerships, and Betsson’s trust in our capabilities is a testament to that. With our extensive experience in Latin America and our cutting-edge technology, we’re confident that on GiG’s technology, Inkabet will drive exponential growth in Peru’s burgeoning iGaming market.”

Ronni Hartvig, Chief Commercial Officer at Betsson Group said, “We are excited to strengthen our partnership with GiG through the launch of Inkabet on their platform. This collaboration aligns perfectly with our strategic goals and commitment to providing top-tier gaming experiences in regulated markets. With GiG’s proven technology and deep expertise in Latin America, we are confident that Inkabet will achieve significant growth and success in Peru’s newly regulated iGaminglandscape. We look forward to continuing our joint efforts in delivering exceptional value to our customers across the region.”

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