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Argentina – Nationalisation on the cards again in Argentina

Sergio Massa, a frontrunner in Argentina’s presidential election this year wants to nationalise gaming, put the money towards education and has challenged the government to make gaming state run. “We need a country with more education and less gambling, so we are sure that gaming must be managed by the state. If they (the government)…

Argentina – Nationalisation call spreads to Neuquén

Union members and local politicians are calling for the nationalisation of casinos in the province of Neuquén. The announcement was made jointly last week by head of the local casino union and member of the local state legislature Raúl Godoy. Secretary General of the Casino Workers Union  Marcelo Blasco said in a press conference last…

Argentina-Threat of nationalisation sparks local/international casino split

Following Argentina’s decision to nationalise the Spanish majority stake in the YPF oil company, previously owned by Repsol, much of the Spanish-owned casino sector is now waiting to see if the same happens to them. The threat of nationalising the casino industry is very much on the cards having been touted by Argentina’s President Cristina…