irsa Gaming Corporation is one of the worldwide leaders in the gaming and leisure activity and the first Spanish company of the sector.
According to a press release from Cirsa, collection in the first quarter reached 430 million euros, with an increase of 9 million euros compared to the same period in 2007. Cirsa considers that this improvement is “crucial”, especially due to the strength of the euro compared to the dollar and the rest of Latin American currencies.
Among the business that have registered a positive evolution at the beginning of the year, CIRSA, which operates in Spain, Italy and Latin America, remarks the 22 bingo halls that the company has already opened in Mexico.
Among the growth opportunities, in Rosario (Argentina), it will have a casino with 2,000 slots, 80 traditional table games and will also have a five-star hotel and a convention center.
It belongs to Nortia Corporation, that comprises a second holding, Nortia Services, and has 350 companies, more than 15,000 workers, presence in more than 70 countries and operating incomes of 2,2 billion euros in 2007.