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Conajzar cancels Alto Paraná tender

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The president of Paraguay’s national regulator Conajzar has confirmed the decision to cancel the tender for a casino licence in Alto Paraná. José Antonio Ortiz Báez, the recently appointed head of Conajzar, stated that the regulator plans to hold a completely new tender for a licence in the department in 2019. He explained that Conajzar had taken the decision during the...

Conajzar makes a U-turn on two licence extensions

Paraguay’s gaming regulator, Conajzar, has taken the decision to revoke two recent resolutions to renew the licences for Hotel Casino Acaray in Ciudad del Este and Casino Carnaval in Encarnacion...

Balbuena bows out from regulator top job

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  Paraguay’s president, Horacio Cartes, has named Óscar Ramón Portillo Martínez as the new president of the country’s gaming regulator Conajzar, following the resignation of Javier Balbuena.   Balbuena stated that his decision to leave the post was due to personal reasons and a desire to return to the private sector. Despite this, there has been speculation in the media given that the...

Conajzar cancels Ciudad del Este tender

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  Javier Balbuena, the president of Paraguay’s gaming regulator Conajzar, has announced that the tender for a casino licence in Ciudad de Este has been indefinitely suspended.   The new tender would have seen the development of a hotel and casino on an eleven-hectare site owned by the National Administration of Navigation and Ports (ANNP), situated at the head of Puente de...

Juegos Miami wins widespread gaming media support

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16 gaming media from throughout Latin/South America, as well as colleagues in Europe and North America, will be in attendance and reporting on events taking place at Juegos Miami which runs across May 31st – June 2nd at The Biltmore, Miami.   The C-Level gaming event, which is in its second year, has attracted widespread support from the community of gaming...

Juegos Miami builds strong international profile as delegates from 44 nations register

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Juegos Miami is establishing itself as gaming's meeting point in Latin America with event organisers, Clarion Gaming, confirming that representatives from 44 nations have registered to attend the C-Level event which is being held across 31st May to 2nd June at The Biltmore, Miami.   Commenting on the figures, Clarion Gaming, Managing Director, Kate Chambers, said: "When we were consulting with...

Ciudad del Este casino tender marches forward

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Construction of a new casino and hotel resort in Ciudad del Este has been reported as likely to start as early as mid-March.   The call for tender for the construction of a large scale casino and hotel in the city of Ciudad del Este could launch as early as this month. Javier Balbuena, the president of Paraguayan regulator Conajzar, announced that...

Mariela Huenchumilla to drive responsible gambling debate at Juegos Miami

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Juegos Miami announces industry experts and thought leaders, including Sun Dreams’ Mariela Huenchumilla, who will be discussing social responsibility, gaming’s image and much more this May/June. Improving the public image of gaming and the use of tax revenues to fund social programmes will be two of the key topics debated on day two of the Learning Programme taking place at...

Ciudad del Este tender could launch by March

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Media reports suggest that the tender for a casino resort in Paraguay’s second city could open during the first quarter of 2017 but the launch has been beset by setbacks and a fresh legal challenge.   Paraguay’s national gaming regulator has hammered out the final terms for bidders hoping to win the right to build and operate a new hotel and...

Paraguay Moderne:National regulator drafting gaming legislation for 21st century

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Paraguay to offer improved gaming legislation and potential online gaming opportunities according to CONAJZAR.   While the full potential of the country’s legal industry has yet to be attained, Paraguay has shown promising growth in recent years. The president of Paraguayan regulator CONAJZAR has stated that in addition to a streamlined casino licensing process, proposed new legislation could also offer online gaming...

Paraguay gets serious on slot regulation

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A new regulation from Paraguay’s gaming authority will attempt to put an end to underage gambling nationwide.   In an effort to clamp down on minors illicitly playing slot machines, Paraguay’s National Gaming Commission (Conajzar) has issued “an import resolution” which will restrict slot placement in bars, pharmacies, restaurants and other high-street retail environments. According to the resolution, as of September...