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Bolivia – Bolivian Gaming Authority revokes licence of future Santa Cruz casino

The Bolivian Gaming Authority has revoked the operating licence of a casino set to open in the city of Santa Cruz. Jessica Saravia, Executive Director of the Gaming Control Authority, said that the Samtofraro company planning to operate in a place close to educational establishments, that its representatives had debts with the State and that…

Bolivia – WhatsApp the route for illegal operators to promote in Bolivia

According to The Authority of Taxation and Social Control over Gaming (AJ) illegal gaming operators are using WhatsApp in order to avoid detection after the government launched its crackdown on illegal gaming. The messenger app for Smartphones is now the most widely used method in order to attract customers and has been growing over the…

Bolivia – Bolivian Government launches mobile app to combat illegal gaming

The Authority of Taxation and Social Control over Gaming (AJ) has presented a new app called “AJ Móvil” which will enable local players to ensure the legality of gaming platforms, venues and games before taking part. The new app is designed to combat illegal gaming in the nation which continues to plague the industry. The…

Bolivia – Bolivia to launch electronic lottery

Bolivia’s National Lottery Commission of Charity and Health (LONABOL) has announced that it will launch an electronic lottery. According to Executive Director Rossio Pimentel, the new lottery will be launched by January, and has already been given permission to operate by the Authority of Taxation and Social Control over Gaming (AJ). The official explained that…

Bolivia – Bolivian Government working on online regulation

The National Director of Bolivia’s Authority of Taxation and Social Control over Gaming (AJ) Marco Sánchez Vaca, has told local press that the organisation is working on legal regulations which would regulate online gaming. Sánchez Vaca said that there was no control over offshore operators offering their services locally and that rules could also be…

Bolivia – Cash for gaming law scandal hits Bolivia

The former girlfriend of ex President Evo Morales has been accused of using her influence in return for the granting of gaming licences and offering to change Bolivia’s gaming laws. Gabriela Zapata, faces charges of helping secure US$500m in government contracts for the Chinese engineering firm which employed her and was arrested for alleged influence-peddling,…

Bolivia – Bolivia calls for new laws to control online gaming

New rules to control online gaming are needed according to Bolivia’s Authority of Taxation and Social Control over Gaming (AJ). According to the board, online gaming especially via social networking sites and via internet cafes is growing at a fast pace but the board does not have the legal or technological resources to regulate it….

Panama – SHM to take Lucky 6 game across South America

Panamana-based Ofertas 365 partners with SHM Entertainment to license Fat Cat and launch its flagship Lucky 6 game in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay this winter. Fat Cat is a free mobile app available on iPhone and Android. Once players download it, all they need to do is pick six brands from a…

Bolivia – Bolivian Gaming Authority destroys 1,412 illegal slots

Bolivia’s gaming regulators, Autoridad de Fiscalización y Control Social del Juego (AJ), has confiscated and destroyed 1,412 illegal slot machines seized in Santa Cruz and La Paz, two of the major cities in Bolivia, since 2011. AJ’s Executive Director, Mario Cazon Morales, said that the machines that have been destroyed have followed due administrative disciplinary…