The year 2007 has been a dark time for the Brazilian slot machine industry, with thousands of machines seized by police after a Supreme Court decision effectively confirmed their illegal status....
A bill obliging local governments to shut down casinos throughout the Central American country should be presented to the El Salvadorian President by the end of the month but debate surrounding the...
While Victor Chandler and Bwin have both been able to obtain regional licences in Argentina, domestic gambling interests are mobilising to impose far tougher controls on their ability to operate...
The Chilean Casino Board recently opened a public consultation on proposed technical standards to be applied to gaming machines in the country’s existing seven casinos, as well as in the fifteen...
The Argentine market has prospered greatly under the presidency of Nestor Kirchner. With Kirchner’s wife Cristina seemingly set to take over from her husband, the country’s gambling industry which...
Australian machine manufacturer Aristocrat Leisure has admitted that that it overstated profits from its disastrous ventures in the South American machine markets in 2001 and 2002, adding momentum...
Regulators, operators and manufacturers alike are united in the belief that new slot machine regulations, expected to be introduced in Argentina in the near future, are a necessary step towards the...
Against a background of rising concern over higher rates of taxation for private gambling operators in the country, Mexican media giant and gaming operator Televisa is asking the government’s...
After an intense and brief discussion the Mexican Senate last week finally approved the tax reform bill proposed by Felipe Calderon’s Government. However, lawmakers amended some aspects of the bill...
Reports in Venezuela suggest that President Hugo Chávez is preparing to move against the country’s private bingo, casino and lottery operators once a new constitution is approved in December 2007...

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