Colombia’s Coljuegos raises $133.6m this year for responsible gaming efforts

October 4, 2023

The organization collected the funds between January and August.

Colombia’s gambling regulator Coljuegos has raised $133.6m (564 billion pesos) this year between the months of January and August as part of the organization’s continuing commitment to responsible gaming.

According to the report, its transfers to health increased by 22.2% when compared to results from the same period one year ago.

Collection climbed by 16.8% year-over-year. The regulator also reported that since July 11, 519 procedures have been resolved.

Coljuegos President Dr.Marco Emilio Hincapié attributed this achievement to the region’s operators and noted that he believes legal play is a benefit to the overall health of Colombians.

He commented, “This entity makes great efforts to increase collections, I am pleased to say that from January to August 2023, we managed to raise five hundred sixty-four billion pesos.

“It is with the help of the 348 localized games of luck and chance operators, 16 gaming operators of luck and chance operated by the Internet and two innovative game operators (Baloto and Super Astro) that we can advance towards the modernity that the entity requires, that everyone understands that, the ‘duty’ is that in Coljuegos, we must continue to be diligent in the requirement of the requirements to be operators or renew their contracts, such as the ‘land use’ contract, which some businessmen do not have updated and thus, we cannot renew or give them permission to be an operator.”

Coljuegos serves Colombia as its regulatory body for games and luck and chance.

The organization maintains a philosophy of fostering growth within the industry through sustainable methods. Several notable sites, including Betplay, Rushbet and Codere, follow Coljuegos’ regulations.


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