SEX 22 DE SETEMBRO DE 2017 - 05:11hs.
Corredor Empresarial launches Betplay

Coljuegos grants second online gaming license in Colombia

Corredor Empresarial is the second company to obtain authorization from Coljuegos for the operation of online gaming in Colombia, and announced that it will operate in the market under the name of Betplay. President Pérez Hidalgo pointed out that Colombia is the first Latin American country to regulate bettings through Internet, which has aroused interest in investing in this sector.

According to the information released by the institution, during the coming days Coljuegos hopes to announce the authorization of new online gaming operators and, in this way, increase the resources for the health area of Colombians.

"We want more operators to obtain authorization from Coljuegos to reach a strong sector and in tune with the new technologies," said the president of the entity, Juan B. Perez Hidalgo.

Coljuegos issued the regulation of online gambling and a protocol, focused on fighting against illegality, to promote the blocking of sites that are not authorized to perform these types of bets. According to this measure, in Colombia those who meet the financial, technical and legal requirements established by Coljuegos can operate online gaming activities.

Therefore, the president of Coljuegos added: "With this initiative we seek greater resources for the health of Colombians, expanding the portfolio of games through innovative tools and in line with the trend towards greater use of new technologies in the world."

Pérez Hidalgo also pointed out that Colombia is the first Latin American country to regulate games operated by the Internet, which has attracted interest in investing in this sector.

Source: GMB