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Paraguay – Rejected bidders to take board to court over sports betting tender

The consortium made up of B-Gaming Paraguay and Gambling S.A, which was disqualified from the latest sports betting tender, announced that it would take the matter to court after the National Gaming Commission (Conajzar) awarded the single sports betting license to Daruma Sam (Apostala). B-Gaming Paraguay and Gambling S.A. expressed their absolute rejection of the…

Paraguay – Conajzar awards sports betting license to Daruma Sam

The National Gaming Commission (Conajzar) announced the winner of the sports betting tender and awarded the licence to the current license holder Daruma SAM S.A. The licence was issued through resolution 48/2022, after the board analysed the documentation presented by the bidders. The licence is valid for five years. The three companies that officially submitted…

Paraguay – Sports betting tender fair says regulator

María Galván, interim president of the National Gaming Commission (Conajzar) told local press that the tender for sports betting was fair and that it “is not rigged.” In September the president of the Paraguayan Chamber of Games of Chance Aníbal Salomón, questioned the call for tenders, the short time given for the presentation of offers,…

Paraguay – Sports betting bids opened for new licence holder

The National Gaming Commission (Conajzar) has opened the bids as part of the call for Public Tender No. 01/2022, which will grant a license for sports betting for the next five years. A total of six companies had requested the Bidding Terms and Conditions, but only three submitted their offers. The formal opening of bids…

Paraguay – Deputy blames gambling board for shortfalls in cash for underprivileged

Paraguayan deputy Celeste Amarilla has taken aim at the National Gambling Commission (Conajzar) for its failure to provide sufficient resources for the health sector and those facing economic hardship. The lawmaker highlighted the lack of resources available to the Directorate of Charity and Social Assistance (DIBEN), and the National Fund of Collective Resources for Health…

Paraguay – Deputy demands answers over gambling bill

Deputy José Rodríguez demanded that the National Gambling Commission (Conajzar) move forward with the regulation of the slot sector in Paraguay. Law No. 9,603 was approved by the National Congress to establish clear regulations on slot machines in Paraguay. In April, the Executive Power promulgated the norm, but it was never regulated and the government…

Paraguay – Sports betting tender unfair say operators

Gaming business associations in Paraguay have criticized the National Gaming Commission (Conajzar) over the new sports betting tender arguing that it is unfair and will lead to a monopoly in the sector.  Conajzar has opened the call for Public Tender No. 01/2022, which will grant a license for sports betting. In a statement Conajzar announced…

Paraguay – Gaming board to launch tender for land based and online sports betting

The National Gaming Commission (Conajzar) has opened the call for Public Tender No. 01/2022, which will grant a license for sports betting. In a statement Conajzar announced that the tender will take place from September 13 to September 19, 2022. Potential operators will need to pay a fee of 60,000,000 guaraníes in order to take…

Paraguay – Questions raised over government’s failure to implement tax

Several Paraguayan media outlets have repeated the findings of an investigation carried out by the 30+ current affairs programme in which they claimed that Decree No. 1,860/19, signed by President Mario Abdo Benítez and the former Minister of Finance, Benigno López, had “disappeared.” The decree would have imposed a new tax on gambling. The decree,…