n a press conference, Pérez Lizaur said that, due to the disease, the industry had to close its doors for five weeks. This affected 731 remote Sports Books centers; 364 bingo halls or Yaks); six horse racetracks, tour greyhound racetracks and three frontons.
According to APJS numbers, the games of chance and draws industry generates investments for around us$ 1,5 billion and 35,000 employments. Pérez Lizaur explained that the us$ 29,599,679 also includes the effects of the economic crisis.
According to the executive, by the end of 2009, the net margin of the industry after taxes will decrease an 8 %, from the 12 % reported during 2008.