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Scout Gaming enters Mexico with Logrand Entertainment Group

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Scout Gaming has entered into a license agreement with Logrand Entertainment Group. The agreement gives Logrand full access to Scout Gaming’s full Fantasy Sports platform. Logrand was established in 2005 and currently operates 14 casinos across Mexico, including 6,000 gaming terminals at venues in Cancun, Guadalajara and Monterrey. Logrand currently employs over 3,500 people. "We are really pleased with this deal,...

Tamaulipas looks at legalising casinos

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The regional government in Tamaulipas has agreed to look at legalising casinos in the state, following lobbying efforts by trade bodies. Following lobbying efforts by a number of business bodies, in November, the Tamaulipas State Congress confirmed that it is considering creating a regulated casino industry. The move marks a significant change in stance by the state government, which has previously...

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...

Bryke increase its presence in Golden Lion casino installing more machines

Zitro has come to an agreement with Mexican operator, Golden Lion Casinos, to provide a large number of machines with new and sensational progressive banks in all of its venues. This will increase the presence of Video Bingo games nationwide and offers a greater diversity of gaming experiences to customers. The venues operated by Golden Lion Casinos were the first...

Caesars to manage non-gaming luxury resort in Mexico

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Caesars Entertainment has announced that it will operate a $200m beachfront hotel in Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico. The non-gaming property will feature 500 rooms and suites, a 40,000 sq ft convention centre, a spa, three fine-dining restaurants, and sports and entertainment amenities. “Bringing Caesars Palace to Puerto Los Cabos will represent further progress on our strategy to expand the company’s non-gaming...

Palacio de los números installs 94 Bryke machines at its Mexican casinos

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With recent news of Zitro’s Video Bingo products soaring in popularity in Mexico, Zitro’s Bryke machines appear to be following a similar trajectory. 

Mexican operator, Palacio de los Números, has confirmed the installation of 94 additional machines in its casinos located at major cities around the country. Johnny Viveiros Ortiz, founder of Zitro, said: "We are proud to have met...

Bryke adds 250 machines to Big Bola Casinos

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The increase in the number of machines of Bryke's product range in Mexico is accelerating with a new delivery of 250 machines for the 16 venues of the renowned Mexican operator, Big Bola Casinos. "These new installments demonstrate the confidence that Big Bola Casinos is placing in our diverse product lines,” said Johnny Viveiros Ortiz, founder of Zitro, “Our differentiated...

Zitro installs Bryke Video Slots in Mexico

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Mexico-based PlayCity Casino currently operates 16 gaming venues throughout the country. After years of strongly betting on Zitro's successful Video Bingo products, the important operator also trusts the wide range of Bryke Video Slots products, increasing the units installed in its casinos to 316. With this agreement, the firm already has all of Bryke's product lines such as the multi-game...

Novomatic debuts From Dusk Till Dawn in Mexico

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Novomatic's slot title, From Dusk Till Dawn, has premiered in Mexico, and has launched at PlayCity Casinos throughout the country. Novomatic and Televisa, owner of leading operator PlayCity Casinos, have launched From Dusk Till Dawn at 16 venues nationwide on the V.I.P. Lounge 2.32 cabinet, which is already well-established in Mexico. Utilising proven Novomatic math and featuring a raft of bonuses...

Zitro’s Link King makes its debut in Mexico

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Spanish global gaming operator Grupo Orenes, has debuted the new progressive multi-game bank Link King, the latest product of Bryke, Zitro’s Video Slots brand. Johnny Ortiz, president and founder of Zitro said the companies had worked together to make this the “best launch of our latest innovation” of its Bryke Video Slots product range. “After witnessing the impeccable performance of Bryke...

Uncertain future for Mexico’s gaming industry as Lopez Obrador leads presidential race

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Hopes for a modernised gaming framework in Mexico could be dashed by the rise of populist presidential candidate, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Despite its outdated legislation, industry stakeholders frequently identify Mexico as Latin America’s most promising gaming markets. But as Mexico’s presidential race heats up ahead of the elections on 1 July, the ascendance of a populist presidential candidate has put...

EGT Interactive to debut in Mexico at Caribbean Gaming Show 2018

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Leading game manufacturer, EGT Interactive, has announced its participation in the Caribbean Gaming Show & Summit, for the first time. The 8th edition of the event will take place from 26 - 27 April in Cancun, Mexico, at the convention centre of the Iberostar Hotels & Resorts. Mexico is considered one of the three largest gaming economies in Latin America and...

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...

Mexico unlikely to see ‘substantial changes’ to gaming regulation as minister steps down

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Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong has resigned as head of the Secretariat of the Interior (Segob), the department which oversees Mexico's regulator, the Dirección General de Juegos y Sorteos (DGJS).   Alfonso Navarrete Prida will replace Chong as Secretary, while the latter will reportedly be seeking a place in the Senate. Miguel Ángel Ochoa, president of gaming trade body, AIEJA, emphasised that the...

PlayCity bets on new fusion cabinet from Zitro  

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Mexican company Apuestas Internacionales, S.A. de CV operates 16 Casinos under the PlayCity Casino brand will be incorporating Zitro's FUSION cabinet into all its venues.   This new ZITRO gaming platform not only incorporates the most advanced technology, but also stands out for its ultra-slim design that guarantees the operator a more efficient use of the floor by occupying a minimum...

Crackdown on Mexican black market heartens international operators

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Mexican senators have lingered too long - and now the country’s $400m black market is thought to be ten times its white rival. New enforcement measures aimed at snuffing out Mexico’s ubiquitous illicit operators are starting to soothe some, if not all, of the international industry’s concerns.   International operators are eyeing up Mexico’s growing igaming market, as lawmakers’ plan to...

Mexico slips to third place in Latin America, amid calls for regulation reform

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  Mexico has dropped to third place in terms of Latin American market size, behind Argentina and Chile, after over 80 gaming rooms had their licences revoked by Mexico's Interior Ministry over the last six years.   Despite legalisation in 2007, the remaining 321 gaming rooms are currently at the mercy of 70 year old laws, a fact Miguel Angel Ochoa Sanchez,...

Aieja responds to Tamaulipas casino ban

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As the situation in Mexico becomes increasingly challenging for operators, with casino bans in the states of Tamaulipas and Guanajuato in June alone, Aieja’s president, Dr. Miguel Ángel Ochoa Sánchez, emphasises the importance of maintaining a dialogue with the government both at a state and federal level.   This June, we’ve seen the state of Tamaulipas resort to a measure that...

LatAm gaming needs a strong Juegos Miami to really progress, states Zuum Gaming, Director

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"A strong Juegos Miami is essential if we are to have a strong and really vibrant industry in the region" argued Igor Cimerman, Director of electronic table games developer, Zuum Gaming.   As Zuum which has a strong presence throughout the majority of countries in Latin America, prepares to attend the bespoke business event, he explained: “It’s invaluable for gaming interests in LatAm...

Cigar sponsorship tells a memorable story at Juegos Miami

Cigar sponsorship tells a memorable story at Juegos Miami
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...

EGT strengthens position in Mexico

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Following on from its first key installation in Mexico, Euro Games Technology, has taken a step further into the region with local casino operator, Codere.   Euro Games Technology (EGT) continues to show its commitment to Mexico following its latest installation of 130 slot P-27/27 St Slim model cabinets to the region’s largest casino operator, Codere. The new installation marks the beginning...

Merkur Gaming Mexico joins AIEJA

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The Gauselmann Group's Merkur Gaming subsidiary in Mexico has announced its full membership to the country’s AIEJA trade association. Having achieved considerable success as one of the major gaming equipment suppliers to Mexico’s casino and gaming industry, Merkur Gaming Mexico has confirmed that it has become a full member of the country’s most active trade association, AIEJA. AIEJA is the nexus...

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...

Quintana Roo imposes 10 percent gaming tax

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The popular tourist state of Quintana Roo in Mexico has introduced new taxes on gaming for 2017.   In the Mexican state of Quintana Roo - home to the popular tourist destinations of Cancun and Playa del Carmen - the regional congress has agreed to introduce a new 10 percent tax on sweepstakes and gaming. At present the casino sector is facing...

EGT break new ground in Mexico with Caliente

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EGT has identified Mexico as a key export market.   The first major installations of Euro Games Technology’s Premier gaming equipment in Mexico has been completed.  The Bulgarian manufacturer has delivered 36 cabinets of its P-24/24 Up slot model to seven gambling establishments, owned by Caliente, one of the jurisdiction’s most respected operators. Caliente’s casinos are equipped with over 6,000 machines featuring...

Zitro University hailed as success by organisers and attendees alike

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The first edition of the Zitro University hailed as the place to “relate to the best of the industry” by Totally Gaming Academy’s Lucien Wijsman.   The inaugural Zitro University has been confirmed as a success by its organisers with operators from the global industry visiting Mexico City taking part in the range of training sessions provided. Zitro University received support from...

NetEnt takes its first step into Latin America courtesy of Codere

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The leading provider of gaming solutions NetEnt has formed a deal with Codere to promote its portfolio of games online to players in Mexico.   NetEnt has signed an agreement with Spanish gaming operator Codere to enter the online market in Mexico. Codere is one of the largest casino operators in Mexico and has an operator license for both land-based and online...

Zitro announces training event with Totally Gaming Academy

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Zitro will be delivering their first educational event in collaboration with The Totally Gaming Academy in Mexico this December.   The leading bingo game provider, Zitro, has confirmed it has created its first educational event in collaboration with the Totally Gaming Academy. The Zitro University will be an informative event to provide training for casino operators held on 5th December in Mexico...

Zitro Interactive announces global content partnership with Playtech

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Bingo games specialist Zitro Interactive is to integrate its most popular online games with Playtech platforms, following an agreement between the two companies. The new partnership will enable a large number of Playtech licensees to access Zitro Interactive’s content. The first Playtech licensee to take advantage of the new content will be Mexican operator Caliente, which operates an exclusive Playtech casino...

Countdown commences for third Ibero-American Gaming Summit

Ibero-American Gaming Summit
Mexico City will to host the gaming industry’s biggest event focused on the Ibero-American market this month: with the Ibero-American Gaming Summit set to take place at the Krystal Grand Reforma Uno Hotel from May 17-18. This platform for discussion, knowledge-sharing and networking has solid institutional and business support, as evident in the round tables scheduled for the two-day event. The...

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