Tag Archives: Juan Perez Hidalgo

Topping, Chandler, Mummery, Garrisi and Hidalgo join Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Sports Betting Hall of Fame 2020

Five new members will be inducted to the Sports Betting Hall of Fame at next week’s SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital. Despite the event moving online because of the COVID pandemic, SBC has decided to go ahead with the Hall of Fame ceremony and switch it to a virtual format, in order to pay tribute to some of the most …

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SBC Digital Summit: Coljuegos President confirms live casino approval

Juan Perez Hidalgo, President of Coljuegos, has confirmed that Colombia’s national gambling regulatory authority will imminently allow for live casino content to be offered by licensed market incumbents. Perez Hidalgo made his announcement as part of day-two of the SBC Digital Summit’s ‘LATAM markets track‘, where he addressed an audience on Colombian market developments. In his address, Perez Hidalgo confirmed …

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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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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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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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