LI welcomed more than 80 representatives from 33 government entities and 19 countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain to its 11th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable.
The three-day event took place in Lima, Peru with the collaboration of the Directorate of Games of Chance and Casino Games (DGJCMT), Peru’s gaming regulator.
“As the host country, we are proud that Lima was chosen as the host city”, said Manuel Antonio San Román Benavente, general director of the DGJCMT. “It will always be a pleasure to share with the regulators in attendance, a space for exchange of experiences and opinions on the industry.
“Only the [people] that are part of this industry know our commitment and permanent mission, to show society the strengths of a regulated industry in the constant fight against problem gambling and money laundering activities.
This year’s event featured representatives from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Spain, Turks and Caicos, Uruguay, and the US Virgin Islands. CIBELAE (Corporation of Iberoamerican State Lotteries) was also in attendance.
“We were very pleased to have such a diverse range of government sectors represented, which included gaming and lottery regulatory entities and government lotteries, and also the financial and AML supervision bodies that participated with a strong local representation,” said Karen Sierra-Hughes, GLI’s director of Latin American and Caribbean Government Relations and Business Development.