Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Colombia

Regulatory success shines light on LatAm’s lost opportunities

Regulatory success shines light on LatAm lost opportunities Colombia Paraguay
Strides ahead in its regulation of gambling offers, Colombia reports a doubling of revenues in the first half of 2021. Meanwhile, in Paraguay, progress towards the light is held back by crime, corruption and systemic shadow banking.

1xBet at GAT Expo & Technologies: meetings with partners, new solutions, potential partnerships

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The 1xBet team visited the exhibition and is ready to share their impressions of the GAT Expo, Bogota

Digitain supports GAT Expo 2021

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Digitain are delighted to announce that they will be attending this week’s GAT Expo taking place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia on the 18th and 19th of August.

William Hill makes Colombian entry with new acquisition

William Hill Colombia market Alfabet
Having acquired a controlling stake in the Colombian online bookmaker, Alfabet, last year, the British bookie, William Hill, has finally made its first breach into Latin America.

CT Gaming Interactive obtained a certificate for the Colombian market

CT Gaming Interactive Colombia certification
CT Gaming Interactive has obtained certification to enter the Colombian iGaming market. Since the year`s beginning, game content from the company has been rolled out in a range of regulated markets, with the latest being Colombia.

Spearhead Studios enters the Colombian market

Spearhead Studios Colombia Certification
Spearhead Studios is thrilled to announce the recent completion of its certification process in the Colombian market.

Colombian regulator takes action on illegal gaming sites

Colombian regulator shuts illegal websites
Colombian regulators shut down around 3,365 illegal gambling websites in less than four years after opening the market to licensed operators in 2016, it has been revealed.

Betsoft secures presence in Colombia’s regulated market with Rivalo.

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Leading Latin-American operator, Rivalo, has chosen Betsoft’s award-winning content to consolidate its position as the region’s premier online platform. Rivalo, Colombia’s only vertically integrated, licenced operator is delighted to partner with Betsoft Gaming. Access to Betsoft ’s award-winning portfolio will allow Rivalo to offer the highest quality gaming experience to players in Colombia and ultimately, further afield. Betsoft Gaming recently passed...

Colombia sees online gaming revenues soar in 2019

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Colombia’s online gambling tax-take more than doubled last year, Coljuegos has reported, with treasury takings soaring by around 106 percent year-on-year to $19.6m (€17.7m).

Coljuegos opens up Súper Astro game to bidders

Coljuegos Super Astro bidders colombia
A bidding war has started in Colombia to determine the future operator of the popular Súper Astro game.

Coljuegos moves to regulate virtual sports

Coljuegos virtual sport
Colombian gambling regulator Coljuegos has updated the country’s gambling legislation to allow operators to take wagers on animated events, paving the way..

Everton player fined for Colombia gambling ad appearance

Everton Mina fined colombia gambling advert
Everton defender Yerry Mina has been handed a £10,000 fine for appearing in a Colombia-facing gambling advert that was flagged up to the FA earlier this..

Colombian online gaming market grows 63 percent

Colombian gaming market
Colombia’s fledgling online gaming market has grown by almost two-thirds in the first half of 2019, according to figures released by regulatory body..

Greentube: Colombia is our springboard to the America

Greentube Americas Daniel Lechner
Greentube’s Head of B2B Sales and Key Account Management, Daniel Lechner, elaborates on the company’s renewed push into the regulated Americas.

FADJA 2020: Creating a global impact

FADJA 2020
FADJA 2020 will once more be bringing the focus of the global gaming industry to South America when it is held 2-3 April 2020 in Bogota, Colombia. Those attending the exhibition will be able to see the latest and greatest products and services across more than 6,000 square metres of floor space. "The American Gaming Trade Show, FADJA, has become a...

Colombian gaming revenue up ten percent

Colombian Gaming Revenue regulator Juan Perez Hidalgo
The Colombian regulator updated delegates to FADJA on another ten percent lift in gaming revenue, to $183m, in 2018. Coljuegos said the lift was down to..

BetConstruct presents its igaming offerings at FADJA 2019

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BetConstruct is heading to Colombia, the first liberalised market of Latin America, to take part in FADJA on April 10-11 . This year is going to be even more spectacular for BetConstruct in Columbia, as...

Betsoft Gaming strides into Colombia through content partnership with platform provider R. Franco Digital

Betsoft Gaming, Colombia, Content Partnership, R Franco Digital
Betsoft Gaming will reach a brand new audience in Colombia through a strategic content partnership with platform provider R. Franco Digital. This is an important pillar of Betsoft’s expansion into Latin American markets through 2019. Under the terms

Microgaming content now live in Colombia with, microgaming
Operated by Aquila Global Group, the first company to be granted an online gaming licence in Colombia by regulator Coljuegos, is now live with Microgaming content following a successful integration with the software supplier’…

EGT Interactive heads to Colombia through JV

EGT Interactive, has secured a foothold in the Colombian markets through a joint venture with resident Vicca Group. Managing director, Todor Zahariev, explains what this means for the firm and how he expects to retain a growing share of LatAm’s notoriously…

Colombian bettors hit with football fever during FIFA world cup

Coljuegos has reported that Colombian gamblers placed $60.6m worth of bets during this year’s FIFA world cup, with 1.1 million bets wagered on the country’s national team alone. The regulator recorded over 13 million bets throughout the tournament, made through the country’s 12 licensed platforms, generating $51.5m in prizes. “The two biggest prizes awarded were $12,000 on bets placed in the...

Coljuegos drives illegal gambling crackdown as Colombian market continues growth

Colombian regulator Coljuegos has announced its joint task force with the country’s Ministry of Finance has resulted in the seizure of over 2000 illegal slot machines. The authority’s president, Juan B Perez Hidalgo, detailed that during 2018 the partnership had ceased the operations of machines evading $433,000 in tax charges annually. A statement from Coljuegos described the drive as an “offensive...

Juegos Miami initiative brings industry round a table

Juegos Miami Round Table
‘One of the most significant gatherings of gaming thought leaders in the region’ is how Greg Saint, Director responsible for Juegos Miami described the Country Round Table initiative, which took centre stage on the opening day of the Miami based event...

Colombia set to inspire at Juegos Miami

Evert Montero Canderas Juegos Miami Colombia
The Colombian market will take centre stage at this year’s Juegos Miami, the unique C-Level event for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry with the conference organiser’s, Clarion Gaming, set to present the country with the title Jurisdiction of the Year.

Colombia rides wave of online success, but more work needed

Colombia’s online market is still riding a wave of international interest since launching last summer, says Evert Montero Cardenas, president of trade group Fecoljuegos. But regulations will need constant updating to keep up this momentum.   iGAMING TIMES: What were the most salient findings in Fecoljuegos’ latest market report? EVERT MONTERO: Online bets are experiencing a very positive growth trend. In 2017...

Colombia: A pathway to omnichannel eminence

The newly-regulated Colombian market could be a test bed for a true omni-channel player experience, according to Staffan Cnattingius, Play’n GO’s head of sales in LatAm. Today’s players are becoming more and more accustomed with converged experiences

WPlay to focus on responsible betting at Juegos Miami

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As the first operator to acquire an online licence in Colombia, WPlay holds a unique position in the country and across the Latin American region and has stated it will focus on “responsible, safe and transparent” betting at Juegos Miami

Vicca on search for strategic partners at Juegos Miami

Rodrigo Afanador, Vicca Group - Juegos Miami
The Vicca Group is one of a growing number of Colombian operators who will be attending Juegos Miami, the bespoke C-Level event created by Clarion Gaming for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean industry.

Fadja, Colombia 2018: Opportunity to meet leading technological partners

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During the last few years Colombia has certainly set the trend for the Latam iGaming industry. Not only is it the first country to embrace a regulatory framework in this respect, but a number of other jurisdictions in the region are expected to follow suite in the next couple of years. Whilst this promises to reshape and further strengthen the...

Btobet: Colombia is an opportunity for the whole LatAm region

BtoBet has released its latest Industry Report on the Latin American market in the run-up to the Fadja conference next month.   In an extract, the report reads: “With Colombia setting itself as a leader in the Latin American iGaming market, and with a number of other jurisdictions expected to follow in its steps in the next couple of years, there...