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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...

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...

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...

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...

Paraguay’s Ports Authority cries foul over Ciudad del Este tender

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In Paraguay, the National Ports Authority (ANNP) has announced that it will lodge a legal complaint against the country’s president with the public prosecutor over a plan to use its land for a new hotel and casino complex in Ciudad Del Este.   The ANNP wants to put president Horacio Cartes, along with Ciudad Del Este mayor Sandra McLeod De Zacarias...

Ciudad del Este tender could launch by March

Casino Review - Ciudad del Este tender could launch by March
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...

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