In the latest move to bring the country’s gambling industry under greater regulatory control, the Venezuelan government has announced a three year moratorium on the import of slot machines.
The Mexican gambling market continues to be transformed as CIE obtains a licence from the government to open a further 20 bingo halls and betting shops.
Whilst the Lula administration remains tight-lipped on the possible prohibition of bingo amidst money laundering and corruption concerns, 12,000 bingo hall workers rally in Brasilia to demand the...
Legal complexities mean that Spain’s network and gaming operators are taking a cautious approach in their native market and in Latin America, despite significant technological progress.
The results of the 2006 general elections appear to have pushed back plans for repeal of casino prohibition in Latin America’s two largest countries, at least in the short term.
Media and communications giants are gunning for the Lotería Nacional, following a January Supreme Court decision that effectively opens up the Mexican market.
A parliamentary investigation into the 2005 Chilean casino law has reached a damning verdict on both the law itself and the licence tendering process for seventeen new casinos in the South American...
Labour unions and thousands of Brazilian bingo hall workers will march on the capital Brasilia later this week to demand that the government regulates, rather than outlaws, the industry.
A decision handed down late last week means that gaming rooms operating under permits issued by local judges will continue to enjoy legal protection without having to integrate themselves under the...
Comments from the Minister of Justice last week suggest that the government could move to outlaw bingo halls and slot machines in the wake of the ‘Operation Hurricane’ scandal.