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EGT continues to reap success on the Spanish B2 Saloon market

EGT b2 saloon installation Spain
Euro Games Technology keeps on gaining speed on the B2 Saloon market in Spain. Soon after the company received certification for its respective products and made its first installations, it is now expanding its reach in the sector, delivering to two more operators.

Novomatic Spain chooses JCM’s Ticket2Go solution

Novomatic Spain JCM Global Ticket2Go system
JCM Global has extended its relationship with Novomatic Spain, which has successfully integrated the cash handling specialist’s globally recognised Ticket2Go system across the country.

EGT receives certification of its products for the Spanish B2 market

EGT certification Spanish B2 market
The Spanish office of Euro Games Technology brings good news to the local gaming audience – it has received certification of its B2 Saloon products.

Gaming manufacturers donate essential protective equipment to Spanish health services

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In Spain, gaming manufacturers are supporting their local communities by donating much needed protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Aristocrat and VID agree exclusive distribution deal for the Spanish salon sector

Aristocrat Technologies Vid
Aristocrat Technologies Europe has signed a distribution agreement with Grupo VID that will see all of Aristocrat’s Helix+ housed games for the Spanish salon segment exclusively distributed by VID Comercial, the commercial arm of the Malaga-based company.

Casino Gran Madrid and EGT deepen successful collaboration

EGT Madrid installation
Spain’s Casino Grand Madrid recently opted to install EGT’s Super Premier and Super Premier 75 cabinets, along with the bestselling P-42V St Curved cabinet and the Premium Link jackpot system.   Casino Gran Madrid and Euro Games Technology began their partnership two years ago and since then the range of EGT machines installed on operator’s gaming floors has been continually growing. Casino...

Catalan government moves to resolve Hard Rock Entertainment World’s land issues

Catalan land deal Hard Rock Entertainment
Moving to cut through the red tape that’s held up the development of Hard Rock Entertainment World, the government of Catalonia has announced it will act as an intermediary in the purchase of the land for the project

Cora Alpha files Elysium City application with regional government

Cora Alpha Elysium City
Extremadura’s government has a 30-day window to check the documentation put forward by Cora Alpha for its proposed Elysium City mega resort project in..

Catalan government confirms purchase of land for Hard Rock Entertainment World

Catalan governmetn land purchase for Hard Rock
In an attempt to expedite the Hard Rock Entertainment World integrated resort project which has been dogged by delays, the government of Catalonia has..

Tenerife casino sale continues to fuel controversy

Tenerife Casino Tender
Tenerife’s publicly-owned casinos were put up for sale for EUR24.9m last year, yet the decision continues to draw criticism from the Spanish General..

Hard Rock Entertainment World could begin construction in May 2020

Hard Rock Entertainment World PortAventura
The first phase of the Hard Rock Entertainment World complex near Vila-seca and Salou in Catalonia, which will include the hotel and casino portions of..

BetConstruct gears up for a showcase in Spain

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Feria Internacional del Juego will see the participation of industry giants on April 9 - 10 and BetConstruct is ready to showcase its product range. When it comes to market-leading products and services, BetConstruct has an extensive portfolio to offer. Spanish market is the place where we keep gradually strengthening our presence with robust offerings such as Sportsbook certified in...

Alejandro Casanova assumes responsibility for Merkur Casino International operations in Spain

Merkur Casino International, operations, Spain, Gauselmann Group, Alejandro Casanova,
Alejandro Casanova has been appointed new COO of MERKUR Casino International in Spain. The subsidiary of the family-run Gauselmann Group from Espelkamp in Eastern Westphalia operates around 400 arcades in European countries outside Germany and is continuously expanding its involvement in Spain. “With Alejandro Casanova, we have gained a renowned expert with many years of experience in the industry who...

Cora Alpha plans to create $13.5bn IR in Extremadura

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Headed by former Disney executive John Cora, American developer Cora Alpha has announced plans for an integrated resort in the comarca of La Siberia in Badajoz province. Extremadura looks set to finally see the fruit of new legislation which opened the door for the creation of integrated resorts in the region, as a US-based company confirmed it aims to built...

Tenerife casino tender continues to generate controversy

EUROPE, TENERIFE
The Council of Tenerife is proceeding with the sale of the island’s three publicly-owned casinos but while the move has been welcomed by politicians across the political spectrum, it has met with staunch opposition from Podemos and the Spanish General Worker’s Union. Speaking during a plenary section of the Council of Tenerife, the body’s president Carlos Alonso stated that the...

Tenerife launches controversial casino tender

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Tenerife’s publicly-owned casinos have been put up for sale for €24.9m, however the move has drawn criticism from local politicians and the Spanish General Worker’s Union. Local authorities in Tenerife have launched a tender for the island's three state-owned…

Galician government green lights new casino

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The regional government of Galicia has signed off on a new casino in the autonomous community which is expected to open by next April. To facilitate the development of the new property, the Galician government has amended the local gaming legislation, removing a clause which only permitted a single casino in each of the region’s four provinces. The government stated that...

Extremadura passes new IR law but lacks investors

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Extremadura has passed a new law allowing for the creation of integrated resorts, but the autonomous community now lacks investors after a major development project failed to pan out. The local government in Extremadura has passed a new bill which opens the door for the creation of integrated resorts in the autonomous community, but at present, the region lacks any...

CasinoFlex Systems announces first installation in Spain

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CasinoFlex Systems International has announced that it has made its first systems installation in Spain. The rising star of the global gaming systems market offers made-to-measure solutions for each and every customer. The firm provides flexible, focused management systems that cover all bases, including accounting, TITO management and jackpot. CasinoFlex Systems has the service to match which has helped put...

Jesús Franco completed the acquisition of 100% of Recreativos Franco

Jesus Franco
Recreativos Franco SAU, co-founded in 1965 by the brothers Joaquín and Jesús Franco, is now 100% owned by Mr. Jesús Franco, after reaching an agreement with the heirs to the deceased Mr. Joaquín Franco on Friday, July 13th 2018, said the companies press office. The firm said: “The acquisition is the result of the corporate strategy to retain the Group’s...

Arica City Center to act as a ‘benchmark’ for Luckia

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Luckia’s president, Jose Gonzalez Fuentes, suggested that the company’s new property in Arica, could serve as a model for its future developments in Latin America. Spanish gaming firm Luckia has invested €82m in a casino resort project in Arica, Chile's northernmost city, which the company’s president suggests could serve as a benchmark for future investments. Arica City Center includes a 129-room...

Currency depreciation hits Codere despite European growth

Codere
Codere has reported first quarter 2018 revenue of $458.4m, a 5.4 percent fall from $477.6m achieved during the same period last year. The Spanish casino and bingo operator attributed the drop in performance to a decline across Latin American operations. The figures were “driven by an adverse evolution of most local currencies and the US dollar versus the euro,” said a...

IR bill moves forward in Extremadura

Extremadura
The Council of State has ruled that a new bill which could allow for the creation of integrated resort complexes is “in accordance” with the Constitution, paving the way for the legislation to be presented to the regional Parliament. In Extremadura, a new bill which could allow for the creation of integrated resort complexes in the autonomous community has cleared...

EGT Interactive steps into Spain at ExpoJoc, Valencia

Egt Interactive Spain
EGT Interactive has confirmed it will exhibit on Stand 11, Hall 8 together with Euro Games Technology at this year’s ExpoJoc gaming exhibition in Valencia, Spain taking place on the 5th and 6th June at Valencia Fair....

Blackstone Group acquires Cirsa

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The Blackstone Group has beaten off competition from rival private equity firms to buy Spanish gambling operator Cirsa, however the deal does not include the company's lucrative Argentinian business. Terrassa-based Cirsa Gaming Corp has been acquired by private equity funds managed by The Blackstone Group. The company operates 147 casinos, 178 salons, 70 bingo halls, over 2,000 sports betting points of...

Hard Rock Entertainment World in irons amid Catalan political deadlock

EUROPE CATALONIA
While the unstable political situation in Catalonia is causing headaches for investors in the region, Hard Rock International remains committed to developing its €2bn integrated resort project. The lack of political certainty in Catalonia has cast doubt on the prospects for Hard Rock International’s €2bn integrated resort project in Tarragona province. The autonomous community’s ex-president Carles Puigdemont and several of his...

Spanish company looks to create $50m casino resort in Necochea

Latin America
Following the announcement that Complejo Casino in Necochea will be closed, hope could be on the horizon as rumours have surfaced that Spanish firm, Alaisa Distribuidora, is looking to invest in a new casino resort project in the city. Alaisa Distribuidora SA - which recently acquired 51 percent of Argentina’s main dairy company SanCor in a $130m deal - has...

Extremadura Socialist Party throw backing behind future resort

Extremadura
The Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) has lent its backing to a new bill which would allow the creation of integrated resorts in the Southwestern autonomous community of Extremadura. The proposal would create a legal framework which would allow for the construction of large tourist resort complexes, which could include casinos, bingo halls and slot parlours. If the bill finds support...

Tax and gaming government officials visit Zitro

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Zitro received a visit from the director of taxation and gaming of Castilla La Mancha, Susana Pastor, as well as the head of game services of Castilla La Mancha Javier Gómez, both of the Spanish government.   During the tour of the Zitro Technology Campus in Barcelona, ​​the officials from Castilla la Mancha were accompanied by the top representatives of Zitro:...

CasinoFlex Systems signs major deal with PEJ in Spain

CasinoFlex Systems International has appointed PEJ (Productos Electronicos del Juego) from Barcelona, Spain, as its distribution and service partner in Spain representing a 'major breakthrough' in the Spanish gaming market.   This agreement enables CasinoFlex Systems to serve a further key gaming market and respond to the enquiries from Spanish gaming operators who wish to make use of the systems advantages...

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