ew and important developments that have established and develop in the area and need equipment, materials, solutions and services, will be the point of reference of all the exhibitors that will assist to this new edition.
In Panama, just in 2008, more than us$ 1,1 billion have been bet in the 16 casinos, 28 slot halls, 10 sportsbook centres, six bingo halls and the existing horse race-track, according to data published by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF).
The managers of the sector of the industry and the biggest casinos from Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and the whole industry and local casinos, have confirmed their presence.
The Director of the Gambling Control Committee has said that there are several requests for the installation of new gambling venues and a complete casino that is expecting approval (2009). According to experts and regulatory entities of the casino business in Panama, the national territory has the most developed casino industry of Latin America, just exceeded by Argentina.