[bsa_pro_ad_space id=1 link=same] [bsa_pro_ad_space id=2]

Skip to Content

Tag Archives: Colombia

Coljuegos cracks down on illegal gambling

Coljuegos has launched a huge crackdown on illegal gambling. As part of the fight against illegal gambling, Coljuegos has destroyed 3,986 gambling items that were used in illegal betting. During 2024, Coljuegos has audited the operation of nearly 28,000 electronic slot machines across the country to verify the accuracy of the transfers made. In order…

Coljuegos to launch investigation into online gambling operators 

In response to complaints made through social media by online betting users, the president of Coljuegos, Marco Emilio Hincapié, ordered an investigation into websites named by Colombians where inconsistencies with reloads and prize withdrawals are allegedly taking place. “We have initiated the respective investigations to provide clarity and resolve the situations of each of the…

Colombia’s Gambling board to be modernised

The Higher School of Public Administration, a public institution in Colombia dedicated to providing education and training in public administration, has initiated the necessary studies for the institutional modernization of Coljuegos. The goal is for the entity to be more efficient when it comes to the regulation of gambling games as well as the collection…

Colombia’s Territorial Games transfer 56.1 Billion to public health sector in January

Coljuegos revealed that so-called territorial games transferred $56.117 billion pesos to the public health sector in January 2024. These include chance games (a type of lottery), lotteries, and scratch cards, which transferred $12.704 billion pesos more than the previous year. The segment that experienced the highest growth in contributions was the lottery, with an increase…

Colombia – Coljuegos signs anti illegal gaming pact in Tolima

The president of Coljuegos, Marco Emilio Hincapié, the manager of the Tolima Lottery, Alexander Castro; the manager of Gana Gana, Alejandro Tamayo; and representatives from various entities, signed the Grand Pact for Legality and Transparency in Colombia. The objective is to raise awareness about the importance of legal gaming in Tolima. “Today, at the Tolima…

Colombia – More than 14,000 illegal sites blocked

According to the Management against Illegal Operations division attached to Coljuegos, over the past four years, 14,570 orders to block online betting websites operating illegally in the country have been issued. Marco Emilio Hincapié, president of Coljuegos said that in recent months, the entity has intensified both the tracking and the request for the blockage…

Colombia – Coljuegos implements programme to legalise illegal slot machines

Coljuegos, Colombia’s gambling regulator has issued a resolution to legalize illegal slot machines owned by small businesses. According to Coljuegos president, Marco Emilio Hincapié, the strategy aims to promote legal betting and formalize around 100,000 slot machines operating in Colombia which do not currently meet legal requirements. In the resolution slot machines are referred to by…

Colombia – Coljuegos pushing forward with public policy on responsible gambling

In order to promote informed decision-making among players in the country, Coljuegos is advancing in structuring a public policy on responsible gambling, the first of its kind in Latin America. According to the president of Coljuegos, Marco Emilio Hincapié, the objective is to foster a culture of responsible betting and raise awareness among players about…

Colombia – Coljuegos making progress on updating new legal framework for slots

Coljuegos is making progress in its efforts to establish a new legal framework for the operation of slot machines and bring around 90,000 unlicensed slot machines into the legal sector.  However the board has announced that it has published a resolution suspending new requirements for slot machines until July 31st. The delay is to give…