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Uruguay – Uruguay to open new casino in Cerro Largo

A new casino will be officially opened on Saturday in the city of Melo the capital city of the Cerro Largo Department. Located around 300 metres from the previous establishment, which has been in operation for over 17 years, the General Director of Casinos, Javier Chá said that the casino will provide a boost to…

Chile – New details emerging over large scale casino in Arica

Spanish gaming group EGASA which currently manages the casino Antay in the city of Copiapó, is moving ahead with its project to build the largest casino in Arica the capital of the XV region. Proposed investment for the project stands at US$100m. According to local press reports the new complex will encompass an area of…

Paraguay – Paraguay set to announce winners for two casino tenders

The President of Paraguay’s Gaming Commission Javier Balbuena has announced plans to award the winning tender for two casinos in Asunción and the Central Department. The winner will need to guarantee infrastructure investment of approximately US$10m amongst other requirements. “For the casino in Asunción we are asking for US$S10m while Central this will be 20…

Chile – Winner of Chillan casino to be announced next month

The tender process for the casino license in Chillan has entered its final stage with the results to be announced on September 10. Either Marina del Sol or Argentine Spanish company Boldt-Peralada will win the license. The Chilean Gaming Control board (SJC) has sent the two proposals to its Resolution Council of the SCJ, which…

France – Mayor to push for casino close to Charles-de-Gaulle airport

The Mayor of Roissy, a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, wants to be able to launch a tender process to find an operator to open a casino close to the Charles-de-Gaulle airport that serves Paris. He has filed a petition with the government to give the town the status of being a business…

Vanuatu – Vanuatu approves six star casino hotel

The government in Vanuatu, an Oceanian island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean, has signed a ten year gaming licence into agreement, for a six-star hotel and casino development. Finance Minister Maki Simelum has approved the licence with the directors of Jewels Casino and Iririki Island Resort, located on an island close to the…

Cyprus – Cyprus resort allowed four satellite casinos with 50 slots each

The winning bidder for the casino licence in Cyprus will be allowed to operate one resort casino with four satellites in four separate districts, each of which will be allowed to offer only 50 slot machines. Dialogue got underway over the licensing process which is was currently at the stage of drafting the legislation and…

Northern Ireland – Minister remains doubtful over Belfast casino

Casinos look likely to remain banned in Northern Ireland after the Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland put forward the pros and cons to city councillors. Mr. McCausland was dismissive of a plan by the Rank Group for a casino in Belfast saying that had not yet been in touch with his department although the operator…

Philippines – Travellers to complete Resorts World Bayshore by 2018

Travellers International Hotel Group, owner and operator of Resorts World Manila in Manila Bay, in the Philippines, has said the first phase of its US$1.1bn second casino should be complete by 2018. Travellers, controlled by Alliance Global Group and Genting Hong Kong, will commence construction on Resorts World Bayshore within the next three months with…