Chilean casinos raise $5.9m in first month after reopening Lucia Mouriño, SBC Americas · January 14, 2021 at 2:30 am The Chilean gambling authority, the Superintendency of Gambling Casinos (SCJ), has published a financial report that details the first month of operations after an eight-month mandatory closure due to COVID-19. The 11 casinos that reopened in Chile contributed around $1.8m to the State in taxes. The facilities that resumed their activities between November 19-28 comprised Luckia Arica, Marina del Sol Calama, Enjoy Antofagasta, Antay Casino & Hotel, Ovalle Casino & Resort, Casino del Pacífico, Enjoy Santiago, Sun Monticello, Casino de Colchagua, Enjoy Coquimbo and Enjoy Viña Del Mar. A month later, the total tax contribution totaled $715k, corresponding to the “specific gambling tax destined to the Regional Governments and Municipalities where they operate to finance development works”. Additionally, they contributed $950k through VAT payments and $133k “corresponding to an entrance tax, which are sent to the general funds of Chile”.