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Chile – Enjoy and Sun Dreams confirm merger to take 76 per cent of Chilean casino market

Latin American casino group Enjoy has confirmed that it has reached an agreement to merge its gaming and hotel business with that of rival casino operator Sun Dreams. The merger will create the largest operator in the country and will also have a significant presence in other jurisdictions across Latin America. A potential merger would…

Chile – Dreams incorporates eight new companies

In order to have a better chance to operate a casino in the respective commune where licenses are up for tender Dreams has incorporated eight new companies. The new companies are called the Gaming and Entertainment Casino of Antofagasta, Calama, Copiapó, Los Angeles, Osorno, San Fernando, Talca and Talcahuano. The capital of each of these…

Chile – Enjoy embroiled in more problems with Viña del Mar investigations and lawsuits

Chilean operator Enjoy is launching legal action against the local Municipality of Viña del Mar for what it says is the illegal collection of a guarantee for more than $500m (US$640,300). The operator has slammed the local authority’s actions as ‘abusive, arbitrary and illegal.’ The former concessionaire of the Municipal Casino of Viña del Mar,…

Chile – Chile’s Gaming Board launches tender for two of Enjoy’s casinos

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…

Chile – Enjoy highlights ‘faster recovery speed’ as it holds onto Pucón licence

Chilean casino operator Enjoy has reported a loss of US$60.6m for the first half up until June, compared to a loss in2019 of US$117.8m, ‘reflecting a faster recovery speed than initially estimated.’ Revenues came in at US$30.8m, representing a fall of 70.71 per cent compared to the US$105.16m of 2020 due to the closure of…

Chile – Chile’s three reopened casinos operating at 81.8 per cent of pre pandemic levels

The Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego (SJC) Chile’s gaming regulator, has said that the three casinos, out of 26, that were able to operate in June generated revenues of CLP$1.38bn ($1.8m). Enjoy Antofagasta, Dreams Punta Arenas and Colchagua Casino were the only casinos allowed to reopen with each only open for an average of 19…

Chile – Time runs out for Enjoy as deadline passes for completion of Puerto Varas project

Chile’s Superintendency of Gaming Casinos (SCJ) has started the administrative procedure to revoke the licence given in June 2018 to the Enjoy Casino of Puerto Varas, saying that Enjoy did not comply with the ‘development and delivery of the works committed within the established period’ which passed on August 1. The SCJ said it would…

Chile – Chile’s casinos to reopen when localities reach Phase 2 of Step by Step plan

Most of Chile’s casinos are now preparing to reopen following the latest guidelines published by President Sebastián Piñera and the Chilean Ministry of Health (Minsal). A Step by Step plan will kick-off on July 15 with casinos reopening with limited capacity and sanitary measures in Phase 2. Casinos located in areas determined in Steps 2…

Chile – Enjoy to expand its casinos in Viña del Mar and Coquimbo

Chilean operator Enjoy Group has said it will invest $61.7m expanding its gaming floors at the casino in Viña del Mar and the Casino de la Bahía in Coquimbo to allow it to better address the new health and safety issues brought on by the pandemic. Chile’s Superintendency of Gaming Casinos (SCJ) has approved the…