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Coljuegos gets tough on Colombian illegal gambling activities

SBC News 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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Colombian trade body AsoJuegos appoints Dr Restrapo as new President

SBC News Colombian trade body AsoJuegos appoints Dr Restrapo as new President

Colombian industry trade body, AsoJuegos has confirmed the appointment of Dr Juan Carlos Restrapo as its new Executive President. The former senator will represent the interest of Colombian industry stakeholders, both domestic and international within the nation’s newly reformed gambling framework. A seasoned political operator, Restrapo has formerly served as a 16-year representative for Colombia’s Cambio Radical (Economic liberal) party. AsoJuegos’s …

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“Wager Wednesday” – Three Lions send UK into betting frenzy

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Payment processing firm Worldpay is predicting a “Wager Wednesday” ahead of England’s semi-final clash with Croatia, with the Three Lions’ winning streak sending the UK into a betting frenzy. Gareth Southgate’s boys are on the cusp of glory moving into the match, and Worldpay’s analysis of consumer spending suggests that wagering will far surpass that seen in previous rounds. A …

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Metric Gaming – Pricing up the World Cup

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Chris Taylor, Head of Football at Metric Gaming, looks at the challenges sportsbook traders face during major tournaments, such as the World Cup. The World Cup has delivered a run of surprise results to date; Argentina, Spain, Portugal and reigning champions Germany have all been eliminated. And perhaps the biggest shock of all – England beat Colombia in a 4-3 …

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The World Cup’s Finest with KamaGames’ Ionut Chepeneag

SBC News The World Cup’s Finest with KamaGames’ Ionut Chepeneag

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Ionut Chepeneag, Social Media Manager at KamaGames, begins a new week of delving into the World Cup history books, offering a slight …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Marathonbet’s Joe Lovelace

SBC News The World Cup’s Finest with Marathonbet’s Joe Lovelace

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Today’s bumper issue comes courtesy of Joe Lovelace, Head of PR at Marathonbet, who goes very left-field when addressing a favourite World …

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Luiz Gustavo Zonca: Sportradar AG: Insiders Take… Colombia’s Open Opportunity

SBC News Luiz Gustavo Zonca: Sportradar AG: Insiders Take... Colombia’s Open Opportunity

The opening of the US sports betting market is dominating the industry’s current context and agenda. However, all betting stakeholders should keep a close eye on Colombia’s liberalised and revamped betting marketplace.  Gaining an insiders take, SBC speaks to Luiz Gustavo Zonca, Managing Director of LATAM Sportradar AG on Colombia’s initial progress, and how its agenda could impact and influence …

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OPTIMA’s Javier Manceñido: Differentiation and flexibility to drive LatAm success

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Companies looking to enter LatAm need to look well beyond the hype about size and potential. Successful penetration of this vibrant region will require patience, attention to detail and a tailored approach to doing business. Find out more from Javier Manceñido, Vice President of Sales at OPTIMA, including why LatAm represents such a challenge for its new market incumbents, and …

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