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Buenos Aires Province looks to legalise online gaming

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In order to raise additional tax revenue, governor María Eugenia Vidal is looking at legalising online gaming in Buenos Aires Province. The initiative has been introduced this November as part of the new Tax Law which is being discussed in the legislature in parallel to the 2019 budget. Proponents of the measure estimate that it could generate an extra $61.5m for...

Win Systems strengthens its position in Argentina

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Win Systems, the leading technology supplier for the gaming and entertainment industry, continues to strengthen its position in the Argentinean market. After the successful installation of its systems, slot machines and electronic roulettes in some of the most important operators in the country, the supplier is announcing the incorporation of Gaston Capurro in the new leading role for the company...

Buenos Aires mayor weighing the options ahead of Casino Puerto Madero’s licence expiration

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Debate is ongoing regarding whether a floating casino in Buenos Aires will be able to renew its licence after it expires in October 2019. The issue is complicated by divided attitudes in Argentina’s governing Cambiemos coalition regarding gaming. Casino Puerto Madero is owned by a consortium made up of Cirsa - still controlled by the company’s founder Manuel Lao in...

Necochea city council calls on governor to review casino closure

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With the deadline for the closure of Complejo Casino in Necochea looming on 27 June, the city council (Concejo Deliberante) has appealed to the provincial governor to reconsider the decision to shut the venue. The legislative body called upon María Eugenia Vidal, the governor of Buenos Aires Province, to “review the decision” in light of “the negative consequences” it would...

Zitro announces Zitro Experience Argentina

During the last year, Zitro has significantly increased its presence in the casinos of Argentina. Currently, more than fifty casinos in the country have Zitro's Bryke video slots, in addition to their popular Video...

Country Roundtables return for Juegos Miami

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Juegos Miami, the unique invitation only, C-Level event for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry, taking place at The Biltmore Hotel, Miami, May 30 – June 1, will be providing delegates with an unrivalled opportunity to engage with the region's key decision makers courtesy of a series of country specific roundtables.   The initiative will bring together regulators from...

BMM Testlabs receives authorisation from the EN.RE.JA. of Salta

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BMM Testlabs has announced that it has been authorised by the EN.RE.JA. of Salta, Argentina to certify and test gaming equipment.   Senior vice-president of Business Development Europe and South America Marzia Turrini (pictured) said: "BMM is pleased to expand our service offering within the province of Salta and to be able to issue product certifications in the jurisdiction. “We appreciate...

BMM Testlabs to begin operations in Mendoza, Argentina

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Mendoza’s gambling regulator has given the green light for BMM Testlabs to operate in the Argentine province.   With accreditation by the Institute of Games and Casinos of the Province of Mendoza, BMM can now provide test lab services. "BMM met all of the administrative, legal and technical criteria required by the Lottery and Casinos Resolution in Mendoza and we are pleased...

NOVOMATIC to celebrate 25 years of SAGSE Buenos Aires

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Taking part in the celebrations of the 25th edition of SAGSE Latin America @Buenos Aires, NOVOMATIC joins gaming suppliers, business executives and industry partners from Argentina and the surrounding regions on 7-9 November at the Costa Salguero Convention Center in the nation’s capital.   With an increased floor space on Booth #216, NOVOMATIC’s latest product highlights for Latin America will...

International support continues to grow with 47 nations represented at the first Gaming Africa

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Gaming professionals from Brazil to Botswana, Germany to Ghana and Lithuania to Lesotho will be amongst the delegates expected at the inaugural Gaming Africa, Clarion Gaming’s two day conference and learning symposium being held across 24th and 25th October in Johannesburg. Representatives from a total of 47 nations have registered to be part of the free to attend event, including...

GLI named first independent test lab in Mendoza

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) awarded accreditation as an Independent Certification Test Laboratory in Argentina’s Province of Mendoza Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has become the first independent test laboratory to be awarded certification accreditation in the Province of Mendoza, Argentina. GLI’s Director of Latin America and Caribbean Government Relations and Business Development Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes said: “Continuing with our commitment to the...

Casino Magic launches Zitro games in Argentina

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The Argentina based casino operator owned by Casino Club - Hapsa Group, Casino Magic, has added the Zitro video bingo portfolio to its online offering.   Zitro Interactive has confirmed this new agreement with Casino Magic will see Zitro's Bingo games go live on the operators on-line casino, making their portfolio available to players in Argentina. The deal with Casino Magic...

Cigar sponsorship tells a memorable story at Juegos Miami

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Online IPS, which provides payment solutions to business owners struggling with the routine merchant services, will be making its presence felt at Juegos Miami in a creative fashion. The company’s Brazilian Co-Founder, Witoldo Hendrich Jr., discusses the central role of Juegos Miami to the development of gaming in the region, the importance of engaging with governmental decision makers and what inspired them to sponsor...

Ed Roberts underlines the importance of Juegos Miami

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Argentina-based Ed Roberts has become the first indigenous Latin American company to book stand space at Juegos Miami (May 31 - 2 June, The Biltmore, Miami).   The manufacturer, distributor and operator of equipment for both the bricks-and-mortar and online casino sectors is active in countries including Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, the Dominican Republic and throughout the Caribbean. Ed Roberts welcomes the...

Scientific Games to showcase expansive lineup of slots at SAGSE 2016

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The leading developer of worldwide gaming technology, Scientific Games, will be exhibiting 23 of its popular slot machines to visitors at this year’s South American Gaming Suppliers Expo.   Scientific Games Corporation has confirmed it will be showcasing an diverse range of its most popular slot titles at the South American Gaming Suppliers Expo (SAGSE) in November (15-17). The leading tech producers will...

EGT to highlight slot solutions at SAGSE

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The Bulgarian-based slot manufacturer hopes this year’s show will bring new business contacts and help further consolidate its position in the Argentinian market.   Bulgaria’s Euro Games Technology (EGT) will return to SAGSE Buenos Aires for 2016, displaying the company’s latest slot developments alongside its well-established range of cabinets. “The market of Argentina is important to EGT, especially after the revocation of...

Cirsa to settle historic Buenos Aires tax bill

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Following a 17-year dispute between the Federal Government of Argentina and the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, the state has decided to transfer the jurisdiction of the Casino de Buenos Aires (CBA) licence to the city.   The move has left Cirsa Gaming Corporation, operator of CBA in the Argentinean capital, facing a large historic tax bill, along with...

Novomatic returns to SAGSE in Buenos Aires

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Debuting a range of products on the Argentinian market, following a two-year absence from the major gaming exhibition in Argentina, Novomatic Gaming Industries triumphantly returns to SAGSE.   Following a two-year absence from the major gaming exhibition in Argentina, due to importation restrictions imposed by the government which made it impracticable for international suppliers to exhibit, Novomatic Gaming Industries will return...

Don’t cry for me, Argentina – investment opportunities in Latin America

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Oliver Zugel, CEO of Spring Capital Hispania, outlines investment opportunities in Latin America at a time when the region is facing a recession, noting that Argentina is likely to see a number of changes over the next financial year.   While the Argentinian industry is undergoing several changes, the country’s operators are well placed to enter a newly legalised Brazilian market,...

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