Operated by Thunderbird
(Panama).- The Council of the Cabinet of Panama Government issued a favourable concept for the installation of a new casino Thunderbird in Hotel La Hacienda, with the aim to increase the tourist development in Veraguas.
Compared to 2007
(Panama).- In Panama, just in 2008, us$ 1,108,141,259 were gambled in the 16 casinos, the 28 slot halls, the in the ten sportsbooks centers, six bingo halls and the existing horse racetrack, according to data released by the Ministry of Economy and Finances (MEF).
Demanded by ASAJA to JCJ
(Panama).- President of the Association of Games of Chance Administrators (ASAJA), Antonio Alfaro, has recently asked to the Gambling Control Committee (JCJ) more transparency in the approval of casino licenses.
According to ASAJA and JCJ
(Panama).- President of the Association of Games of Chance Administrators (ASAJA), Antonio Alfaro, asked last week to the Gambling Control Committee (JCJ) more transparency in the approval of licenses.
Located in Vista Alegre and Penonomé
(Panama).- Cirsa Panama has just announced the opening of two new gambling halls from Casinos Fantastic chain, in Vista Alegre and Penonomé. Both inaugurations counted with the presence of important local personalities and live shows.
Us$ 818 million
(Panama).- Casino, horse races and games of chance bets in Panama increased us$ 818 million during 2008, a 11% growth compared to the previous year, revealed the Gambling Control Committee.
In 2008, a new casino was authorized
(Panama).- The games of chance business is growing, and casino winnings in 2008 exceeded us$ 300 million, while the government received more than us$ 30 million. Besides, the demand of new casinos is increasing, too. In 2008, a new casino license was granted and there are four requests in process.
Between January and September 2008
(Panama).- The latest report of the Government Watchdog’s Office on the income of the gaming sector in Panama indicate a collection of us$ 819.9 million between January and September 2008, that represent a growth of 20.2% on the same period last year.
Due to the boom of tourism
(Panama).- Betting in casinos, gambling halls, horse racetracks and lottery in Panama generated us$ 1,178,842,960, a 19% increment compared to a similar period last year.
Owned by Manuel Lao
(Panama).- Nortia Real State, owned by businessman Manuel Lao, president of Cirsa group, has decided to invest 192 million euros (almost us$ 250 million) in a big hotel in Panama City, a project that promotes in this edition Barcelona Meeting Point Real Estate.