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Malta – Maltese government launches open tender for existing licence

With the operating licence for Malta’s Dragonara Casino due to expire in June, Malta’s Privatisation Unit has now launched a request for proposals for a casino operator to take on the licence for a further ten years. The company behind the St Julians casino, Dragonara Gaming, co-owned by Johann Schembri and the Bianchi family, has…

Andorra – Andorra government wants more time to ‘officially’ award license

The Government of Andorra has once again extended the deadline for the granting of the single casino licence in Andorra. This time the government says that it needs more time to officially award the licence due to the complexity of the process. The regulator has decided to extend the granting of the casino license until…

Paraguay – Hard Rock must join tender in Paraguay following Presidential Decree

The President of the Republic of Paraguay has authorised by decree, the development of a tourism project in a building belonging to the headquarters of Paraguay’s National Ports Authority (ANNP) in Ciudad del Este. The decree rules that the tender for the construction and operation of a casino and hotel in a building owned by…

Cyprus – Cypriot submissions given three month extension

The Legal and the Audit Services in Cyprus have approved a three month extension to finalise casino blueprints following a request from two of the three companies in the second round. The extension will not affect the date that the government is planning to announce its winner though. The three bidders will need to submit…

Paraguay – Paraguay to launch tender for new casinos this year

The National Gaming Commission of Paraguay (CONAJZAR) has announced plans to discuss the bidding process for casinos in three departments in Paraguay beginning with the Central Department. According to CONAJZAR President Javier Balbuena the tender process could begin in the second half of July and be awarded in early September this year. Mr. Balbuena said…

Chile – SCJ to launch Ovalle casino replacement tender in January

The Chile gaming authority Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego (SCJ) has confirmed it will put out a new tender process for a completely new casino licence at the start of 2013 as it looks to replace the annulled licence for Casino Gran Ovalle. Casinos Austria International relinquished the licence for the city of Ovalle, some…

UK-Tender for Wolverhampton licence to start in August

Long-awaited plans for the UK’s first racino could yet be developed in Wolverhampton with councillors agreeing to launch the formal tender process for its ‘small’ casino licence. Wolverhampton Racecourse, which was once confirmed as the preferred option from a list of five companies keen to develop the project back in 2009, has confirmed it will…

Russia- Vladivostok pins hopes on Chinese gamblers

The Russian authorities are hoping that following the failure so far of its remote gambling zones, the lure of being able to attract Chinese gamblers will convince developers to invest in its gambling and entertainment zone near the port of Vladivostok. The city is the administrative center of Primorsky Krai and is located close to…