Chile – Chile’s Gaming Board launches tender for two of Enjoy’s casinosBy Phil - 8 September 2021
The Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego (SJC) Chile’s gaming regulator has announced the launch of the tender for two Enjoy casinos.
The licenses up for tender are the Enjoy San Antonio and Enjoy Santiago. According to the information provided by the board, having met the 36-month deadline mandated by law, and after the required technical bases were approved, the SJC has now begun the process of granting or renewing licenses, via Resolution No. 491, which was published in the Official Gazette.
This is the first step of the tender, by virtue of which the SCJ may authorize the operation of up to a maximum of two casinos, corresponding to the quotas that will be available on August 28 and 30, 2024, respectively.
According to the SCJ, the casinos which will renew their licenses in this process are the Enjoy San Antonio, the concession for which ends on August 27, 2024, and Enjoy Santiago which ends on August 29, 2024. Both casinos are located in the region of Valparaíso. Enjoy San Antonio was granted a license on December 26 2006 and began operations on August 27 2009. Enjoy Santiago was granted a license on the same day and began operations on August 29 2009. Enjoy may apply for a renewal of their licences but the tender is also open to new bidders.
Interested parties for the two casinos in Valparaíso have 120 working days to deliver their technical and economic offers. The hearing on technical and economic offers is scheduled for February 23, 2022, at the Hotel Gran Palace in Santiago.
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