LeoVegas secures official gambling license in Spain

3 Jul 2019

Leo Vegas gets Spanish licenseThe Swedish operator LeoVegas has managed to enter its seventh locally regulated gambling market, since it officially received its Spanish gaming license a few days ago. The Stockholm-based operator is now legally allowed to provide both online sports betting and casino services to punters in the Spanish market.

LeoVegas has not disclosed yet a specific date for the launch of its Spain-based online betting site. Nonetheless, it guaranteed that the site is expected to be ready very soon.

LeoVegas CEO, Gustaf Hagman, stated that the Spanish online gambling market has a steady growth of more than 20% every year. Therefore, the gaming license that they received is a decisive step forward towards their continued endeavour of expanding their brand in other Spanish-speaking markets. As a matter of fact, he said that they have already done some test launches in Chile and Peru.

Since the online gambling market in Spain is worth about €1bn, LeoVegas says that it has really high potential.

It is also worth noting that only 13% of Spain’s gambling takes place online according to the official figures deriving from the Spanish Gambling Authority. However, the online casino vertical has risen about 20% in Q1 compared with the corresponding one of 2018, with this division representing approximately 35% of the online market it total.

Why choose LeoVegas Sports

The best mobile bookie 2019
  • High average payout of 95% +
  • Best odds guaranteed on UK & Irish horse races
  • Live streaming feature
  • Sportsbook platform from Kambi
  • Quick mobile site and apps
  • Lots of special bets
  • Brentford FC and Norwich FC sponsor
  • 24/7 customer support
Click to Bet
Get the Best Odds
BOOK SPY
BOOK SPY BONUS REVIEW

LeoVegas Sport is slightly new in the sportsbook industry, but they already knew that they had to follow the steps of their successful casino heritage. They mainly target the Nordic market, but I would like to see them broaden their reach even more. The bookie's impressive improvement is shown through the doubling of its depositors within a 12month time frame, reaching 200.000 active customers. The odds, especially in Premier League, can be compared to Bet365's and as it was expected, the mobile services are their powerhouse, while Kambi's presence as the creator of the platform guarantees stability. LeoVegas will have to add more payment methods to be more flexible and speed up the slow withdrawal process. Although they have to work more on the live betting part, they are a book that's definitely a keeper.

Join and grab exclusive bonuses, daily offers and free bets!

Lay hands on exclusive daily bonuses for members only. These promos are limited and are not advertised on the website.

Yes, I have read the Terms & Conditions and I consent to receiving emails from Bookmakers.bet regarding betting promotions, betting guides and news.

BOOK SPY

After a week off due to national team fixtures the English Premier League returns to action, and what a better way to do start matchday 9 than with th...

Read more »

Gambling can be traced in Germany all the way back to Roman times when soldiers were playing several forms of dice games. At some point after the intr...

Read more »

The UK Gambling Commission fined online betting operator Betway £408,915 for marketing on the kids’ section of the West Ham United Football Club...

Read more »

The 2021 report from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has been released. The MGA generally took less regulatory actions, such as issuing fewer warning...

Read more »

The 2022 European Cricket Championships, held in Malaga, Spain, now have Stake.com as an official partner. The T10 competition, in which 21 national t...

Read more »

Just one week after an impressive 49-goal matchday 1, UEFA Champions League action is back. Among all the exciting events, the one that stands out the...

Read more »

LeoVegas Group, the renowned igaming operator, disclosed on Thursday that English Premier League giants Manchester City is the subject of a new partne...

Read more »

The moment football fans worldwide have been waiting for has finally come. The 2022-23 UEFA Champions League season is officially underway with 8 matc...

Read more »

After expanding into Colorado, their second active US state so far, Bet365‘s presence in the North American market has grown. Bettors in the Cen...

Read more »

The 2022 summer transfer window ends on the night of September 1st. As the deadline day is rapidly coming close, top European clubs are looking to sea...

Read more »

LATEST BOOKMAKER PROMOTIONS