Tag Archives: Colombia

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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Revamped website to support Golden Race’s global growth

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Golden Race has backed up a recent bid for global growth, which has seen it gain both a UK supplier licence and associate membership to NASPL in North America, by launching a new website to provide clearer information for prospective customers, partners and media organisations across target territories. Having made its name through a popular range of products across emerging …

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BtoBet continues LATAM drive with RBS Colombia Apuestalo lead technology partnership

BtoBet, the specialist betting platform provider for developing markets, has announced that it has expanded its South American footprint by securing the lead technology partnership arrangement with Royal Betting Solutions – RBS Colombia. The partnership will see BtoBet become the lead digital platform and systems provider for Royal Betting Solutions ‘Apuestalo.co’ property, the 12th online gambling enterprise to secure a …

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New Shores… BOSCON2018 to bring expert insights for the emerging US betting market

With legal sports betting having gone from being a possibility to hard and fast reality in the US, this year’s Betting on Sports Conference (18-21 September) has a vast amount of ground to cover as it explores how the nascent market will take shape in the next few, crucial months. To that end, organiser SBC Events has gathered a who’s …

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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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