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Push Technology to target Latin American eGaming market at Juegos Miami

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The importance of Juegos Miami as a gateway for organisations hungry for a slice of the burgeoning Latin American gaming market continues to grow, with news that 22% of confirmed exhibiting companies will be making their debut appearance at the bespoke C-Level event (May 31 - 2 June, The Biltmore, Miami).   Push Technology, a pioneer in creating technology solutions that...

Trade association endorsements place Juegos Miami at the heart of the industry

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The second edition of Juegos Miami (May 31 – 2 June) has confirmed a number of leading trade associations as supporting organisations for the C-Level business event.   Juegos Miami, the bespoke C-Level business event for Pan-Latin American and Caribbean gaming, has attracted the influential support of leading trade associations on the continent. The supporting associations include; CIBELAE (Corporación Iberoamericana de...

Juegos Miami to highlight why bridges are better than walls when it comes to gaming in Mexico

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This year's Juegos Miami conference and exhibition will feature a session chaired by AIEJA's Cynthia Fragoso Fesh discussing the US' growing tension with Mexico alongside the market's huge potential. The impact of Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ hardline economic and foreign policy on neighbouring countries in Latin and South America will be among the subjects for discussion and debate at the...

Juegos Miami to debate strategies for gaming detoxification

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Can gaming learn from the alcohol industry? The organisers of this year’s Juegos Miami event prepares to examine the ‘normalisation’ of the industry in May.   Opportunities and strategies to reposition gaming as part of the broader hospitality and tourism industry will be debated on day three of the upcoming Juegos Miami, which is taking place, May 31 – June 2,...

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...

Visionary learning programme announced for C-Level event in Miami

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Learning programme for Juegos Miami to feature sessions on lottery, bingo, casino, sports betting and regulation for both online and land-based verticals.   Juegos Miami, the unique C-Level event for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry (May 31 – June 2, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), will once again have a visionary learning agenda at its core. It will feature keynote speakers...

Momentum builds for Juegos Miami as Latin America tops the gaming agenda

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Latin and South America will be key topics for the second Juegos Miami taking place this May at The Biltmore hotel. Opportunities in Latin and South America are top of the agenda for many of the industry’s leading business figures, according to organisers of Juegos Miami, the specialist C-Level event taking place May 31st – June 2nd at The Biltmore,...

Gaming innovators back Juegos Miami in record numbers

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The second edition of Juegos Miami in May will be more than double to size of last year’s inaugural show. Juegos Miami continues to grow both in reputation and size, with a total of 15 exhibitors giving their support to the event, three months ahead of it opening its doors to the Pan Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry. The unique, C-Level event...

Industry looks ahead to Juegos Miami 2017

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The second edition of Juegos Miami will be held across 31 May to 2 June at the popular Miami Biltmore Hotel. Joint organisers, Clarion Events and Urban Expositions confirmed details of the 2017 edition following what they described as the 'overwhelming support' of stakeholders throughout the region.   Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion's gaming division and one of the architects...

LatAm industry leaders join JCM Global to raise money for children’s hospital

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A total of $20,000 was raised for charity at the inaugural JCM Global LatAm Golf Classic event, which saw over 50 players from across Latin America and the global gaming industry tee off in Florida. The friendly tournament took place as part of the first Juegos Miami and was staged as a benefit for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Organised...

Gaming Laboratories International – ‘Market size does not matter’

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Latin American gaming has made great strides in the last 15 years, and with a number of markets poised to expand still further, GLI’s Karen Sierra Hughes suggest that ongoing regulatory development supports this growth.   Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI) role as a provider of testing and certification services frequently sees the company working alongside regulators, and this affords them a...

Price, product and process key to promoting business in LatAm

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Having boots on the ground and building strong face-to-face relationships are essential to developing your business in Latin America, argues JCM Global’s Tom Nieman.   Transaction technologies supplier JCM Global presented the LatAm Golf Classic at the inaugural Juegos Miami, with the money raised going to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. “We’ve run the AGEM-AGA Golf Classic in Las Vegas for the...

Novomatic praises progress in Latin American market regulation

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Latin America continues to offer a diverse and competitive marketplace, and the Argentinian market looks particularly promising, according to Novomatic’s Lawrence Levy.   With sales offices across the American continent, as Novomatic’s senior vice president for Central and South America, Lawrence Levy’s position offers him a broad overview of the region. While Novomatic operates casinos in Peru and Paraguay, currently its...

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,...

LatAm gambling must be clearly regulated argues CIBELAE’s president

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The regulatory terrain in Latin America has undergone significant transformations in the last decade with regulators attempting to create a clearer legislative framework for the land based sector while combating illegal gambling. Despite this illegal gaming remains a major issue, particularly in Colombia where it accounts for around 20 percent of the market; in Brazil where the “Animal Game,” a...

A stick, a stone, the end of the prohibition of Brazilian gambling

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Much attention was given to Brazil’s ongoing path to regulation at Juegos Miami, with the legalisation of gambling set to be a game-changer, not only for the nation itself but the entire continent.   Government estimates suggest that a regulated Brazilian casino industry could generate BRL$20bn (E11.06bn) in its first year alone. Casinos have not operated in Brazil since the federal...

Coljuegos Miami: Challenges in Colombia’s casino industry underlined

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Colombia remains a market leader in the Latin American casino industry, but Elizabeth Maya Cano, president of trade body Connazar, suggests that the sector still faces several challenges, including high taxation and pressure from illegal gaming.   Gambling is a thriving industry in Colombia, with current estimates suggesting that 61 per cent of the nation’s adults regularly dedicate a part of...

Juegos Miami – Illegal gaming drives problem gambling

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Combating illegal gambling should go hand in hand with developing self-regulation. This was the consensus among the panellists on the Regional Spotlight on Responsible Gaming at Juegos Miami.   The Regional Spotlight on Responsible Gaming at June’s Juegos Miami highlighted that, beyond the loss in revenue, there is a higher human cost to illegal slot machines which are targeted directly at...

Alfastreet looks ahead to Juegos Miami 2017

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The premiere edition of Juegos Miami showed the event’s potential, covering a strategic area of prospective markets in the Caribbean and Central America, as well as the hosting county, the US, according to Slovenian electronic table games and slots group, Alfastreet. “The organisers tried to create a unique event that brought something new, relevant and vibrant to this dynamic part...

Abbiati Casino Equipment greets Juegos Miami with gusto

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Bringing together operators and suppliers from all across Latin America, Juegos Miami offered Abbiati Casino Equipment the opportunity to make further inroads across the region. Having seen consistent growth throughout the Caribbean, Abbiati has become a competitive supplier in the field, with sales in Aruba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, St. Maarten, Antigua and Bonaire. “We have an established business in the Caribbean...

Land of opportunity: Inaugural Juegos Miami opens its doors to the world

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The Sunshine State was the platform for the gaming industry’s leading players to shine some light on high-growth Latin America markets during the first Juegos Miami event on May 31-June 3.   The inaugural Juegos Miami made its mark on the global gaming industry with the official launch of the show at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami, on May...

Cash handling: GeWeTe looks west at Juegos Miami

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GeWeTe teamed up with fellow Gauselmann Group subsidiary Merkur Gaming to exhibit its latest cash handling products at the inaugural Juegos Miami in June. The company is a leading provider of change machines for the German arcade market, and has more than 60,000 machines installed worldwide. “The Latin American market is new territory for us, which is one of the reasons...

Novomatic shows strong support for Juegos Miami

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Austrian games machine manufacturer Novomatic will be a key supporter of Latin America’s latest industry trade event. The first edition of Juegos Miami, an invitation-only event for the Pan-Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry, will take place at the Biltmore Hotel in Miami from May 31 to June 3 – and will be supported by Novomatic Gaming Industries (NGI). The event...

JCM brings Golf Classic to Miami

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Fun and fundraising will take on a Latin American flair when JCM Global presents the inaugural ‘JCM Global LatAm Golf Classic’, as part of the first Juegos Miami. The golf tournament takes place June 3 on the greens of the Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables and is a fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The event was inspired...

Reinvention required: ACCJ president speaks out over Latin America’s casino industry

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Ahead of his introductory address at the inaugural Juegos Miami event in May, Marcelo D’Amato calls for Latin American operators to do more in order to attract younger players to their venues. As president of the Chilean Casino Association (ACCJ) and executive director of international Latin American gaming operator, Latin Gaming, Marcelo D’Amato is something of an authority when it...

Why the gaming world is talking Juegos Miami

Kate Chambers Clarion
In October 2015, Clarion Events, which owns and organises a suite of world class gaming events including EiG, GiGse and ICE, together with partners, Urban Expositions, organisers of NIGA, announced the launch of Juegos Miami, a totally new event concept for the Pan-Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry. Clarion's Kate Chambers explains a little more about an event which...

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