Tag Archives: Coljuegos

Juan Pérez Hidalgo resigns as Coljuegos President

Coljuegos has confirmed to SBCNoticias that Juan B. Pérez Hidalgo has ended his five-year tenure as President of Colombia’s national regulatory authority for gambling.  Updating stakeholders, Coljuegos confirmed that it has secured the appointment of César Augusto Valencia as inbound President, with Pérez Hidalgo choosing to formally end his presidency effective immediately, A South American executive of international packaging conglomerate …

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SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital: South American high hopes require concrete actions

Following 2020’s disrupted proceedings, leadership eyes have turned to 2021 to see whether LatAm governments will finally deliver on their regulated market agendas for sports betting.  As part of an evening deep dive on LatAm’s regulatory roadmap and political developments Kristal Rovira, Research Director of Americas for VIXIO, asked the panel whether any legislative progress has been achieved during 2020. …

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Mozzartbet sets sail in South America taking over Meridianbet Colombia

Mozzartbet Serbia’s leading bookmaker has entered the South American sportsbook market, acquiring the online operating unit of Meridian Gaming Colombia SAS – the Colombian market subsidiary Meridian Gaming Ltd. The acquisition forms part of Mozzartbet’s ongoing ‘internationalization strategy’ with the Serbian betting group securing direct entry within Colombia’s regulated online gambling marketplace taking over the meridianbet.com.co domain. Stating its new …

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BetConstruct enhances R. Franco Digital alliance

BetConstruct has agreed an ongoing strategic partnership with R. Franco Digital which will see the two integrate their products into mutual business areas across their global operations. As part of the deal, BetConstruct will gain access to R. Franco Digital’s full gaming catalogue, which consists of over 30 titles, as well as the Spanish supplier’s products and services. This will …

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BtoBet: Colombian operators should ‘move towards an evermore digital betting experience’

Developing markets platform provider BtoBet has recommended that Colombian operators should begin to ‘move towards an evermore digital betting experience’ in a bid to diversify their offerings. As revealed in its ‘Colombia Shifting from Retail to Online’ report, only 9.4% of total gaming revenues for the first half of 2019 were generated by the online gaming sector, despite the market …

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Colombian Gambling tax efficiencies back Coljuegos market strategy

Publishing its 2019 statement, Colombia’s national gambling regulator Coljuegos has revealed that industry tax revenues totalled COL$ 680 million (€185,000), with funds set to be distributed to Colombia’s national health services. The Colombian regulator’s 2019 figure represents a 16% increase on the COL$574 million (€151,000) of gambling tax revenues collected during 2018. A breakdown of figures saw ‘local’ gambling halls …

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Dinos Stranomitis, Altenar: Setting the standards for sports betting in Colombia

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Dinos Stranomitis, COO at Altenar, discusses the analysis behind creating the best sportsbook experience for Colombian players, why Coljuegos has adopted a clever approach to setting taxation and minimum RTP rates, and how maintaining the right working relationship with each and every one of its operators has helped his company to meet different regulatory challenges across the globe.  SBC: Colombia …

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Coljuegos launches public awareness campaign for Copa America 2019

Juan Pérez Hidalgo, the President of Colombian gambling regulator Coljuegos has launched new national campaign #LaJugadaPerfecta (#theperfectgame), raising public awareness of Colombia’s new gambling laws and licensed incumbents. Coljuegos’ public awareness campaign was launched this weekend, ahead of the start of the CONMEBOL Copa America 2019 football tournament hosted in Brazil. Entering what is anticipated to be Colombian betting’s busiest …

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Coljuegos – Colombia sees benefits of revamped gambling policies in 2018

Juan Perez Hidalgo, the President of Colombian national gambling regulator Coljuegos has hailed 2018 as a landmark first full-year for Colombia’s new regulatory frameworks and national policies governing gambling. Issuing a Coljuegos’ November update, Hidalgo details that Colombia’s new liberalized market will raise circa COP $550,000 million (€150,000) subsidizing the Colombian health care system for 2018. Since expanding Colombia’s national …

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Coljuegos gets tough on Colombian illegal gambling activities

Colombian national gambling regulator Coljuegos has undertaken its biggest ‘offensive against illegal gambling activities/services’, working in partnership with Colombia’s federal police force. In its latest industry update, Colijuegos governance has revealed that during 2018 it has seized +2,000 illegal slot machines primarily operating within the cities of Bogota, Medellin, Cali and Cartagena. Sanctioned by Colombia’s Ministry of Finance, Coljuegos set-up …

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