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September 19, 2020

One of the venues is located in the capital city, Asuncion

Paraguay: 11 casinos will be tendered in August

(Paraguay).- Before the end of this month, the National Games of Chance Commission (Conajzar) will call to a tender process to grant seven casinos in the Central department; one in Asuncion; one in Cordillera; one in Itapúa and another one in Alto Paraná, informed the head of the institution, Patricia Marchewka.

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he Law 1.016/97 "that establishes the legal regime for the games of chance operation,” points in its article 25, that will grant the tender for the casino operation just in Asuncion and in the departments of Alto Paraná, Itapúa, Amambay, Cordillera, Misiones and Central. More than one casino will just be able to operate in the city of Asuncion and in the departments with more than 250,000 inhabitants.

“From there, they will grant the private service the possibility to compete, to receive a concession according to the law, the possibility to have a contract with Conajzar for five years. According to our tender schedule, casinos have to be called by the end of August,” explained Marchewka.

According to the details given, the tender process 03/2009 will have, in just one call, the tender process for the tender of those 11 casinos. He reminded that all the casino tenders can just be approved by Conajzar and councils just have the power to tender casinos with slots and a bingo per each city.

From next month, Conajzar has planned to control casinos and close the illegal venues.

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