Tag Archives: Colombia

Coljuegos sanctions tender for Super Astro draw game

Coljuegos, the regulatory authority for Colombian gambling, has sanctioned a competitive tender for the concession to service its ‘Super Astro’ draw-based game. Super Astro is a popular horoscope themed mini lotto draw-based game which has been operated by Colombian national lottery operator Corredor Empresarial SA since 2015. Super Astro draws are televised weekly across Colombian provisional TV networks. Issuing a market …

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Dimayor Colombia strengthens integrity muscle with Genius Sports

A new partnership has been announced between Dimayor, the leading football competition organiser in Colombia, and Genius Sports. Becoming Colombian football’s official data and integrity partner, Genius aims to protect the sport from the threat of potential match-fixing. Jorge Enrique Velez, President of Dimayor, commented: “Dimayor is committed to the integrity of football and transparency around our competitions. This is why the …

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Dire Q3 sees Codere declare group losses of €30 million

Publishing its Q3 trading statement, Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA records performance declines across all key operating markets, impacting the firm’s corporate recovery. Reporting declines across all South American territories (except Uruguay) and a stagnating performance in its home market of Spain, Codere posts a 3.6% decline in group revenue to €343 million (Q32018: €356m). Despite reducing its exposure …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – China to host 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on the latest MLS expansion franchise, FIFA’s Club World Cup announcement and Amazon’s latest fly-on-the-wall documentary featuring Tottenham Hotspur.  FIFA awards hosting rights of the 2021 Club World Cup to China China PR has …

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Everton’s Yerry Mina charged with breaching betting regulations

Following an investigation into a potential breach of betting regulations, Everton’s Yerry Mina has been charged with misconduct by the FA. The centre-back is alleged to have breached betting regulations after featuring in an advert for Colombian online bookmaker ‘Betjuego’ earlier this year.  An FA statement confirmed the defender allegedly breached Rule E8 (3) which states: “An individual Participant, when acting …

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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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The FA investigates Yerry Mina for Betjuego promotion

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The FA is investigating Everton defender Yerry Mina for taking part in a video in his home country of Colombia to promote Betjuego. As reported by Sky Sports, it appears that Mina – who joined Everton from Barcelona in the summer of 2018 – may have breached the FA’s rule E8(3). The rule states: “An individual Participant (player, coach, agent etc) …

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Hervé Schlosser: Sportnco – French experience will power growth in Spain with LATAM to follow

It is widely acknowledged that France is a tough market to operate in, but as Sportnco CEO and founder Hervé Schlosser explains, it is possible to be successful there with the right approach. He explains how his company has become the leading sports betting solutions provider in the country and how this experience is helping his group grow in Spain, …

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Altenar: The flexibility to match customer requirements and meet operator challenges for specific markets

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Altenar is a sportsbook software and services provider, who continued a pattern of punching above its weight in 2018 by posting ‘doubled’ revenues for the third year in a row. The company powered a successful 12-month period that saw Wplay.co – the first approved licensee for the regulated market in South America – grow to become one of the early …

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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 (€1.5 million) subsidizing the Colombian health care system for 2018. Since expanding Colombia’s …

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