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Peru Gaming Show (PGS), one of the major trade events in LatAm, launches its 19th edition today . The summit opens its doors on its traditional June dates for the first time since the pandemic began, featuring an exhibition area that has doubled in size to more than 5,000 m2 (53,800 sq. ft.) . The event will be held at the Jockey Convention Center, in the Surco district of Lima, today and on Thursday (June 15-16) .
A special emphasis will be put on the ongoing regulatory debate at the Peruvian Congress on online gambling and sports betting . Eduardo Sevilla Echevarría , who in March became the new director of the General Directorate of Casinos and Slot Machines, will be in charge today of the inaugural ribbon-cutting ceremony, at 10.30 a.m. local time . “The preparation week has been amazing. All those who approached the show have been left in awe at the size and scale of the event,” PGS organizers stated in a press release, ahead of the opening. “All our supporters and market leaders have been ready for a long time now to showcase their clients their latest innovations and prove their commitment to service.”
Over 50 brands, local and global, will be part of this new edition, which is backed by local bodies Peru’s National Gaming Society ( SONAJA ), the Peruvian Association of Online Sports Betting ( APADELA ), and Peru’s Association of Tourism and Entertainment Centers ( ATCE ). “We expect attendance of 500 participants or more,” event organizers anticipated in a statement .
“PGS 2021, which was held last December, was the beginning and the first step toward a re-encounter and, thereafter, made us look toward the future in search of reactivation,” Rubén Solórzano , general manager of the Affiliated Marketing Group (AMG) and one of the organizers of the expo along with AMG CEO Joe López, told Yogonet in an exclusive interview . “ Today nothing could justify waiting or wasting more time: PGS 2022 will thus be the real thermometer that will measure the […]