Caliplay instructs Playtech to end role in Mexican joint venture

Caliplay instructs Playtech to end role in Mexican joint venture

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  • Ted Menmuir, SBC News
October 5, 2023 8:43 PM

Shadows are cast on the future of Mexican online gambling brand Caliente.MX, as joint-venture partners Playtech and Caliplay continue their legal dispute.

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[Thursday], Caliplay SA, the online subsidiary of Mexican casino operator, Grupo Caliente, announced that it would launch legal proceedings in the Civil Court of Mexico against Playtech.

Caliente’s subsidiary seeks “the annulment of its legal relationship with Playtech and its related parties” due to contractual disputes.

Pursuing its annulment, Caliplay noted that on 28 August, Mexican Courts had ‘accepted jurisdiction over the claim’, and demanded that Playtech carry out interim orders pending a final resolution including the suspension of key rights held under the JV agreement.