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Chile – Chillán promises crackdown on illegal slots

The municipal government of the Chilean city of Chillán located in the Bio Bío region, is preparing to carry out a definitive closure of the so-called ‘neighbourhood casinos’ that operate illegally and which remain open despite the repeated attempts made by the government to close them down. The slot parlours have been in operation in…

Chile – Legal battle over Chillán Casino not over yet

While it might have appeared that over two years of controversy and legal wrangling in the courts was finally over when it came to the granting of the licence in Chillán it would appear that Boldt Peralada still has one card left to play. The Santiago Appeals Court has declared admissible a claim put forward…

Chile – Chillan casino licence finally awarded to Marina del Sol

After more than two years of controversy and legal wrangling in the courts the licensing process for the casino in the city of Chillán is finally over. The Resolution Council of the Chilean Gaming Board (SJC) ruled against Spanish Argentine consortium Boldt Perlada and awarded the licence to Chilean-Canadian operator Marina del Sol. In a…

Chile – SJC to award licence for Chillan Casino next week

The Deciding Council of the Chilean Gaming Control Board (SJC) will make a final decision next Monday over the licence for the casino in the city of Chillán. According to reports the panel has been convened to settle the bidding for the vacant license for once and for all when it meets next week. The…

Chile – Supreme Court decision to finally end legal battle over Chillán licence

Chile’s Supreme Court has upheld the ruling made by the Concepción Court of Appeals, which in March decided to reject the appeal filed last December by the Spanish-Argentine consortium Boldt Peralada against the Regional Government of Bio Bio. In November the Regional Council of Bio Bio rejected the proposal put forward by the Boldt-Peralada group…

Chile – Marina del Sol claims no irregularities in bidding process for Chillán

The President of Chilean company Marina del Sol, Nicolás Imschenetzky has denied irregularities in the bidding process for the casino licence in Chillán and has laid the blame for the delay on his competitor Boldt-Peralada. “We hope that the end of the litigation will come soon which has unfortunately taken quite some time and it…

Chile – Two year delay licensing is harmful to Chillán

The mayor of the Chilean city of Chillán, Sergio Zarzar, has said that the delay in awarding the license for the installation of a casino has had a deeply damaging effect on the community. “With this delay we are losing a billion pesos a year that we would gain through taxes and, therefore, there are…

Chile – Controversy grows in Chillan as Head of Gaming Board resigns

The Head of the Chilean Gaming Control Board (SJC) Renato Hamel is to resign with local press stating that the reason could be down to the growing controversy over the awarding of the licence in Chillan. According to the Ministry of Finance, the request for Mr Hamel’s resignation was made by the President of Chile…

Chile – Chilean Gaming Board refutes claims report was submitted late

The Chilean Gaming Control Board (SCJ) has come out against reports in local media which claimed that it had failed to deliver a report to the proper authorities on time which would have ruled out Chilean-Canadian operator Marina del Sol from the bidding process for a casino in Chillan. The article in the newspaper had…