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Gambling contributes $2.9 billion to Panama

Monday, February 24, 2014

Gambling and games of chance generated $2.96 billion for the Panamanian economy last year.

The largest earner were slot machines, generating $1.97 billion, 15 percent more than 2012.

The gambling sector's popularity is increasing after a 2010 legislation that allows gambling and slot machine businesses to be opened in residential areas.

Source (in Spanish): La Estrella