Tag: Latin America

NOVOMATIC unveils new products in Latin America at FADJA

NOVOMATIC Gaming Colombia will showcase a leading selection of brand new products as a platinum sponsor at the 21st edition of FADJA American Gaming show. At the Corferias Exhibition Centre in Bogotá on April 10-11, NOVOMATIC will display its strength in the region on Stand #58 with exciting premieres for Latin America. Front and centre is the new Thunder Cash™...

Casino Technology with more than 1000 GAMOPOLIS SPEED KING in Peru

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The newest multigame GAMOPOLIS SPEED KING of Casino Technology, launched last year in the modern EZ MODULO cabinet, will surpass 1000 units in locations across Peru during this year. Georgi Koprinarov, General Manager for Latin America at Casino Technology commented: “This product is a great success. The performance results of the 40 title multigame GAMOPOLIS SPEED KING are great. The...

Casino Punta Shopping Brings the Piñata Party to Players with Konami’s Smash Smash Festival

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This spring, Casino Punta Shopping became a key launch site in Latin America for Konami Gaming, Inc.’s linked jackpot series Smash Smash Festival. Showcased across a bank of ten cabinets, Smash Smash Festival has become a fast favorite for guests at the prestigious República Oriental of Uruguay. “The Smash Smash Festival games have been a big success from day one,” said...

Local government green lights Cipriani Group’s casino resort project in Punta del Este

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Maldonado city council has signed-off on plans for the modernisation and restoration of the San Rafael Hotel in Punta del Este. The $400m project by Italian firm Grupo Cipriani will see the creation of an 183,360sqm complex, designed by well-known architect Rafael Viñoly, which will include a casino. The San Rafael hotel has been closed since 2011, and was acquired by...

Strategic step for EGT Interactive in Latin America

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The operator expand its presence worldwide and now enters in Latin America. EGT Interactive continues its successful year with a huge step in the company business strategy. As from July the firm completed its successful deal with zamba.co and is now one of the first iGaming companies with certified video slots on the Colombian igaming market.  Its partnership starts with the...

Mexico unlikely to see changes to gaming legislation following AMLO victory

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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's win in the presidential elections suggests that Mexico is unlikely to see a modernised gaming framework any time soon, legal experts propose. Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s victory in the Mexican elections on 1 July will mark a sea change for Latin America’s second-largest economy, as the country’s first self-described leftist president for decades takes the helm. The...

New bill could allow Puerto Rico’s casinos to offer online gaming

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The Commission for Tourism and Social Welfare is analysing a new measure which would allow Puerto Rico’s casinos to offer online gaming. Presented by the head of the Commission, representative Néstor Alonso Vega, the new bill, Proyecto de la Cámara 1696, would amend the territory’s existing gambling law. Online gaming would be regulated by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (CTPR),...

Possible reprieve for Necochea casino

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While the deadline for the closure of Complejo Casino in Necochea has come and gone this June, the venue remains in operation, at least in the short-term. “The casinos which was going to close remain open, and we hope that situation will continue,” said Roberto “Chucho” Páez, secretary general of trade body, Casinos y Maestranzas. “We want to establish...

Gaming Laboratories International hosts 11th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable in Lima, Peru

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has announced that it will host its much-anticipated 11th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable August 6 - 8, 2018 in Lima, Peru, where Mr. Manuel San Roman Benvante, General Directorate for Casino Games and Slot Machines, Peru Gaming Regulator, will be the host regulator. Presented by the global independent consultancy, testing, and certification laboratory’s...

Juegos Miami to help deliver goal of sustainable gaming

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Juegos Miami, which opens at the Biltmore Hotel, Miami on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, has a major role to play in helping to create sustainable gaming economies throughout the LatAm region, according to Event Director, Greg Saint of organisers Clarion Gaming

Juegos Miami registration tracking 57% up

Official figures released by organisers Clarion Gaming show that registration for the C-Level event is up by over 57 percent year-on-year, with 87 percent of delegates classified as C-Level directors or business owners...

Sun Dreams finalises purchase of four casinos in Peru

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Chilean operator Sun Dreams has finalised the purchase of four casinos in Peru from Thunderbird Resorts, in a $26m deal. “The decision reaffirms our commitment to continue investing in Peru, a country that has developed a competitive and transparent gaming industry with a stable regulatory framework,” said Martín Dávila, general manager of Sun Dreams Peru. Following the completion of the...

Juegos Miami exhibitor hails Dynamic growth in LatAm

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London-based Dynamic Messaging, which provides integrated voice and SMS promotions for well-known gaming brands like Ladbrokes, LeoVegas and Foxy Bingo, is one of a growing number of commercial organisations that will be at Juegos Miami...

WPlay to focus on responsible betting at Juegos Miami

Julio Tamayo, MD at Wplay.co
As the first operator to acquire an online licence in Colombia, WPlay holds a unique position in the country and across the Latin American region and has stated it will focus on “responsible, safe and transparent” betting at Juegos Miami

Talent trumps technology, argues Juegos Miami speaker

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The development of human talent is the key to the future of land-based casinos and gaming operations generally, according to Kym Sleezer, President of the Tripple Ripple Group.

Vicca on search for strategic partners at Juegos Miami

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The Vicca Group is one of a growing number of Colombian operators who will be attending Juegos Miami, the bespoke C-Level event created by Clarion Gaming for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean industry. In advance of his attendance at The Miami Biltmore (May 30 – June 1), CEO, Rodrigo Afanador Carrasco, explains the development of the company's online gaming...

WPlay: Juegos Miami key to Colombian online revolution

Julio Tamayo, MD at Wplay.co
The pioneering WPlay.co, the first operator to acquire an online licence in Colombia from Coljuegos, believes that one of the main talking points at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), on what is already a comprehensive agenda covering the Pan-Latin American regions, will be the success of regulatory changes and social acceptance in...

Juegos Miami to put responsible gambling on the agenda

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The adaptation and implementation of social responsibility policies will go a long way to changing the negative narrative surrounding gambling according to Susan O’Leary, CEO of Alderney eGambling, ahead of her seat on the responsible gambling panel as part of the wide-ranging learning agenda at this year’s Juegos Miami conference (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami).   Discussing the...

Juegos Miami unveils ‘unmissable’ learning agenda

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Attendees at this year’s Juegos Miami, the unique C-Level event for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), have been told they ‘cannot miss a single session’ of its visionary learning agenda by Evert Montero, the event’s non-executive Chairman and President of Colombian trade body, Fecoljuegos.   Commenting on the comprehensive agenda...

Juegos Miami registration up by over 40%

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Juegos Miami, the bespoke event created to meet the business needs of the Pan Latin American and Caribbean gaming sectors, has captured the attention of the industry with registration of Director and C-Level delegates up by an impressive 42 percent, year-on-year.   The figures, which are the latest from organisers Clarion Gaming, have been released two months ahead of Juegos Miami...

Evert Montero Cardenas looks ahead to Juegos Miami

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Evert Montero, non-executive Chairman of Juegos Miami and President of Colombian trade body, Fecoljuegos, sets out the key objectives of this year’s event, why Latin American is a continent full of surprises, and his aspirations for Juegos Miami to become the biggest event in the world. Have you set out any objectives for your term of office as Chairman of...

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...

JCM Global to bring security, connectivity solutions to FADJA 2018

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Casino operators across Colombia and throughout Latin America rely on JCM Global to help protect their assets and increase customer connections.   Now in booth #37A at FADJA 2018, JCM will show its award-winning product line that features innovative technologies to boost security and deepen customer connections. JCM will show a range of bill validation products beginning with iVIZION®. It is...

Juegos Miami introduce personal exhibition tours

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Clarion Gaming, organisers of Juegos Miami the invitation-only meeting place for the LatAm, South American and Caribbean facing industries (The Biltmore Hotel, Miami, May 31 – June 1), has launched a new initiative with the introduction of personal shopper style curated tours covering the exhibition floor and including the various networking opportunities that exist alongside the co-located GiGse. The ‘personal...

GiGse Launchpad invites submissions from Latin America

Ewa Bakun GiGse Latin America LaunchPad
The 2018 edition of GiGse Launchpad, the competition which puts enterprising start-ups in front of investor judges and senior gaming executives from both the online and offline sectors, promises to be one of the most international on record.   Following GiGse’s co-location with Juegos Miami at The Biltmore, Miami (May 31 - June 1, 2018), the scope of Launchpad will include...

Interblock debuts PULSE ARENA to Latin America

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Interblock has struck a partnership with Sun Monticello Casino in Chile, allowing the company to introduce the first PULSE ARENA installation on the continent.   The gaming environment, which opened on February 10 under the name “SiSun Gaming Bar,” incorporates the largest video wall in Chile. “Bringing the first and only Stadium gaming experience to Chile and Latin America marks a...

Clarion Gaming co-locate two major brands in Miami

Fresh from another successful ICE London, Kate Chambers and her team at Clarion Gaming will be shifting focus from the cold climes of the UK in February to the much warmer prospect of Miami in May for the first ever co-located editions of the LatAm facing Juegos Miami and its North American older cousin, GiGse. In her role as...

Fair winds and following seas for the Latin American casino sector in 2018?

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  As she gets set to moderate this year’s LatAm Forum at ICE VOX, International Casino Review caught up with Cristina Romero de Alba, partner at Loyra Abogados, to discuss the key challenges and opportunities in a region that continues to represent terra incognita for many investors.   International Casino Review: Which markets in Latin America stand out right now and for...

EGT land new installation deal at Codere’s Colombian casinos

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After a year and a half of multitude installations the office of Euro Games Technology in Colombia has made another large-scale delivery for Codere in the country.   The world-famous casino operator and long-term partner of the manufacturer has again opted for EGT machines for ten of its gambling establishments this time adding some new product solutions to the traditionally preferred...

WeAreCasino invests in Latin America with Tempobet

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The game builder platform provider, WeAreCasino, has confirmed it is focusing on the Latin American market following a new partnership deal with Tempobet.   WeAreCasino managed to secure an exclusive deal with Tempobet, marking the former’s first steps into the Latin American market. Tempobet will now be featuring WeAreCasino content, including bingo and slot games. This new partnership offers a variety of games,...

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