Spanish Marca Sports Paper Website Hosts Online Sports Betting


Posted: November 16, 2012

Updated: October 4, 2017

Marca website will offer readers in-play online betting and other gambling opportunities.

Online gambling solutions provider Spielo International’s Gtech G2 business subsidiary has announced a deal with Spain’s most popular sports newspaper, Marca.

Gtech G2’s Margin Maker software will provide Marca website readers with a solution for online sports betting in Spain.

The agreement is in accordance with the newly changed Spanish gambling laws. It has been already signed by the provider and the Unidad Editorial publishing group, which also owns the highly-circulated El Mundo and Expansion newspapers.

After the implementation of the Gtech G2 software, Marca will be able to provide wagering opportunities through in-play betting as well as a full suite of other Spanish online gambling products.

The launch of the new MARCA Apuestas brand to the Spanish online betting market will be supported by a multi-million Euro marketing and advertising campaign.

Walter Bugno, President and chief executive officer of Spielo International and Gtech G2 commented: “Marca is the most popular sports newspaper in Spain and part of the largest publishing group in the country, Unidad Editorial.”

Bugno added: “Marca has millions of loyal readers so this agreement will enhance Gtech’s presence in Spain and solidify our leading position in the sports betting market.”

Nicola Speroni, General Manager of Marca commented on the news: “We are delighted to have reached this agreement with such an esteemed partner.”

Speroni added: “The launch of an online sports betting product is an exciting chapter in the history of MARCA and a step in developing its digital future. We are very happy to give a brand new opportunity to play & have fun to our millions of website users.”

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