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  • PARAGUAY – ANNP Union lays charges against Conajzar president and others

    By Casino International on February 7, 2017
    The Trade Union of workers of the Administración Nacional de Navegación y Puertos (ANNP) has filed a criminal suit at the country’s anti-corruption unit of the Public Prosecutors as well as the Office of the General Comptroller of the Republic of Paraguay against Javier Balbuena, head of the National Commission of Gaming of Paraguay (Conajzar), for “publication of an international […]
  • ARGENTINA – Mendoza casinos report USD10 million revenue in November

    By Casino International on February 7, 2017
    The new website of Mendoza regulators, Instituto Provincial de Juegos y Casinos (IPJyC), which has been set up to publish gaming reports in the province and is available to the general public, shows that during November 2016 the Regency Casino (Hyatt Hotel) leads the pack with $29.6 million (pesos), about USD1.9 million; followed by Casino Enjoy (Sheraton Hotel) with $26.7 […]
  • BRAZIL – Senate kicks casino bill into touch

    By Casino International on February 7, 2017
    On the afternoon of Thursday 15th December, while the global gaming industry celebrated a great early Santa Claus present in the form of Japan’s Diet approving a casino law for the country, in Brazil Senators in the plenary session continued a 20-year long debate to legalize casinos, bingo and the illegal street lottery jogo do bicho and then voted to […]
  • By Casino International on February 7, 2017
    We are finishing this report in the week of Christmas Eve and instead of celebrating in Portuguese, by counting on gaming legislation approved for the great nation of Brazil, we are revising our Japanese vocabulary. And we can say that we feel ureshii for this country, which approved legislation for integrated resorts with casinos in mid-November. On the matter of […]
  • URUGUAY – Codere adquiere el total de Hípica Rioplatense

    By Casino International on February 7, 2017
    Codere, el grupo de apuestas y juegos de azar con sede en España, ha anunciado la adquisición del 50% adicional de Hípica Rioplatense Uruguay (HRU), por 33 millones de dólares, convirtiéndose de esta forma en propietario del total de la sociedad. HRU gestiona dos hipódromos en el país sudamericano.   En la comunicación de Hecho Relevante a la Bolsa de […]
  • ARGENTINA – Casinos de Mendoza facturan USD10 millones en noviembre

    By Casino International on February 7, 2017
    Las autoridades del Instituto Provincial de Juegos y Casinos (IPJyC) de Mendoza presentaron el nuevo sitio web, que permitirá a los ciudadanos en general conocer la información relacionada con el juego en la provincia. En el reporte publicado, el casino que más recaudó durante noviembre 2016 fue el Regency (Hyatt), con $29.6 millones (pesos), unos USD1,9 millones, siguiéndole, el casino […]
  • By Casino International on February 7, 2017
    Terminamos este reporte en la semana de las vísperas de navidad y en vez de celebrar en portugués por contar con una ley de juegos para la gran nación de Brasil, nos preocupamos un poco revisando nuestro vocabulario japonés. Y podemos decir que nos sentimos ureshii por la ley de complejos integrados aprobados para esta nación.   En lo que […]
  • VIZEXPLORER – Operational intelligence

    By Casino International on January 7, 2017
    A step further on from business intelligence, operational intelligence is at the heart of VizExplorer’s product and it could radically change your gaming floor by simplifying and harnessing data you already own…   Casinos sit on huge mountains of data, but so rarely have the resources to properly mine it and take action based on the findings – or if […]
  • Cash access technology and “smart solutions”

    By Casino International on January 7, 2017
    Unfortunately for GEs around the globe, the technology surrounding payment systems—and particularly CA solutions—has been stagnant. Historically, local banks provided standard POS devices and merchant services to GEs as part of a broader banking relationship to facilitate debit and credit card cash advances. This model remains true in dozens of markets around the world. In more advanced CA markets, proprietary […]
  • BEGE Expo fully booked

    By Casino International on November 15, 2016
    The industry’s leading exhibition in Eastern Europe, BEGE, is fully booked for exhibitors more than two weeks ahead of the show opening its doors. Many new companies stated their intention to be part of the exhibition that establishes trends in the region, and rushed to book their place along with long-term partners. Some exhibitors are even premiering new products at […]