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  GLI starts certification of street machines in Colombia 

GLI starts certification of street machines in Colombia
Publicado: 2016-11-24

The GLI lab was the first to announce and offer their services for those interested in operating this type of market.


in a statement the laboratory reports:


This Notice of Gaming Laboratories International, LLC (GLI) is intended to inform suppliers from the New Technical Standard for "electronic slot machines that operate premises whose business may be different from JSA".


This standard was published by the "Industrial and Commercial Company of State Administrative Monopoly of Gambling industry” (COLJUEGOS) by the resolution 2016000006944.


Currently, GLI is accepting applications testing / certification from "electronic slot machines that operate premises whose business may be different from JSA" to the jurisdiction of Colombia to the fulfillment of the published technical standards.


Among other items contained in this document they are:

Operators are allowed to install up to 3 machines for the local and a maximum total of 500 in all the locals which are licensed

A maximum of 18,500 machines will be allowed across the country, meaning that once the maximum number of licenses has been granted, Coljuegos will not issue more

The maximum bet is 500 Colombian pesos and there are top prizes permitted by the machine and the progressive.

The technical requirements include hardware and software. These machines must be connected to a Monitoring and Control System, which must report the required data to the Coljuegos data center.

Cash is not permitted for operation and payment awards of a gaming device

Percentage Return to Player is 82.50% minimum which includes Progressive Linked

The local requires the Sales Terminals with specific requirements for tickets.



GLI has made an informal English translation of these requirements. Translations are available upon request. Please note that these are unofficial translations of the above documents. Therefore it is imperative that manufacturers seek an official translation into legal counsel for interpretation purposes or to base your business decisions of this information.

If you have any questions or require further assistance regarding this issue, please contact the Director of Development for Latin America and the Caribbean, Marcela Karen Sierra-Hughes by phone at (702) 856-5865 (direct line), (732 ) 678-6723 (US cellular), (507) 6675-5255 (cell in Panama) or through your email:

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Brazilian Ministry of Finance prevents sports betting regulation from becoming a tax war. 

GLI starts certification of street machines in Colombia

The Ministry of Finance has announced that it will promote the edition of approximately twelve regulatory decrees in relation to the law that regulates sports betting in Brazil. This measure aims to reinforce that regulation is ongoing and that, at this time, it cannot be subject to sanctions by states.


This is the Brazilian bettor... more and more there are women who bet.


The team of Minister of Finance, Fernando Haddad, has committed to delivering the complete regulation in the near future. This document will include standards for issuing state licenses so that they do not interfere with federal licenses.



Concern has also been expressed about establishing a supervisory system to prevent attempts at tax fraud. In addition, cases of locally licensed betting houses that allow betting on games in the rest of the country will be observed. In Rio de Janeiro, Loterj has implemented a system that requires a declaration of address by the bettor.


Betting was regulated at the end of 2023 and is in the process of implementation. Initially, 134 companies expressed prior interest and, as a result, will have priority in licenses and concessions.


The law, sanctioned at the end of December, brought more clarity to the scenario. The government, after pressure and reports of fraud, acted to regulate the market. Thus, with the creation of the National Gambling and Betting Secretariat and the projection of significant revenue, the sports betting market in Brazil is about to enter a new phase. Therefore, the measures taken by the government aim to not only regulate but also ensure integrity and safety in this expanding sector.

This is the Brazilian bettor... more and more there are women who bet. 

GLI starts certification of street machines in Colombia

More and more women are encouraged to join online betting. 16.8 percent of the respondents were female, while 82.6 percent were men. The remaining 0.6 percent declared themselves to be "Non-binary." This means that out of every six bettors, one is a woman, which shows how the female presence is very representative in this scenario.



As the study highlights, the growing participation of women in this industry must lead to some changes to enhance this reality and how to understand the role of women:


Advertising actions must also be aimed at women. In addition to being a very statistically relevant audience, it can generate more empathy and connection with the brand.

Women also like sports. Another natural consequence of these figures is that not only men like sports, but also women. In parallel, there is a growth in the audience for women's sports, which may be in line with the interest.

Regarding the average age, 36 percent of bettors are between 30 and 39 years old. 30 percent are between 21 and 29 years old; 19 percent from 50 to 59 years old and 9 percent from 18 to 20 years old.

62 percent of the respondents are single, while 33 percent are married, and the remaining 5 percent are divorced or widowed.

41 percent of bettors bet 2 to 4 times a week, 19 percent do it once a week. The remaining 60 percent do it more than five times a week. • The preferred sport for betting is soccer, chosen by 85.7 percent of those surveyed. Other relevant ones are basketball (14.3 percent), e-sports (4.6 percent) and tennis (3.5 percent).

The current president of Coljuegos could be investigated for illegal campaign financing. 

GLI starts certification of street machines in Colombia

In an inspection carried out by the Attorney General's Office of the Nation at the facilities of the Colombian Federation of Education Workers (Fecode), a union that represents unionized teachers in Colombia; Indications were found that compromise illegal financing and diversion of funds for Gustavo Petro's campaign, of which the current president of Coljuegos was aware. The Prosecutor's Office does not investigate the violation of limits but rather the use of illicit sources for financing, an autonomous crime provided for in Law 1864 of 2016.



Ineffectiveness and politicization of Coljuegos is leading to bankruptcy of casino operators in Colombia.



Hincapié is part of the board of directors of Colombia Humana. However, he declared himself surprised when they asked him about the request to testify before the CNE( Consejo Nacional Electoral ,name in Spanish)




'I know nothing.'


And why are they going to summon me? I don't know anything; they haven't notified me of anything. Until I am notified, I cannot give any statement on the subject, it would be irresponsible on my part,” said Hincapié from London where he is attending the Gaming Fair, invited by sports betting companies.


Sources close to the party say that it was he who designed the payment scheme for electoral witnesses and the contract with the firm Ingenial Media SAS. “for the implementation of the comprehensive electoral control scheme, “after the elections of May 29, 2022.”

Street machines or Skill games in Colombia, Coljuegos issues a new resolution to make them work. 

GLI starts certification of street machines in Colombia

Surprisingly and without the legal procedures, Coljuegos has published Resolution 20241200001824 that authorizes the entry into operation of MET's that operate illegally and that cannot comply with the minimum requirements required by it.


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Met's de Paz (Electronic machines for peace) , is the name that Coljuegos has given to the aforementioned resolution and which suggests to whom the benefit is directed; The nervousness of the Luck and Chance Games industry in general is evident due to the influx of capital resulting from extortion, micro-trafficking and other criminal modalities that at this time profit, among others, from illegal gambling and which has the expected space in this resolution. to legalize.


Only two days before, its president Marco Emilio suspended the SCLM+ process arguing that “…its primary objective is to improve the image of the sector and build trust in the financial system, for which he considers it necessary to have technological tools that are under the trends demanded by the market and in line with international standards that allow providing greater guarantees and security in terms of transactions carried out through its information systems….” It is clear that the gaming elements that currently operate on the street do not have the minimum transmission requirements and it is contradictory since they should comply with the standard cited in resolution 20211200034224 of 2021 and its annex of technical requirements electronic slot machines of 22/ 11/2021.


“MET's for Peace” has decreased the minimum number of elements for the contract to 80, has increased the highest prize in the case of interconnected ones to 392 UVT and will have a minimum return percentage of 82.5%.


A novel aspect is the way in which taxes are collected, where the operator undertakes to make a single payment equivalent to 5 days of the legal minimum wage in force at the time of entry into operation of each MET.



Peruvian Sports betting: The fight to attract online players officially begins this February 10th. 

GLI starts certification of street machines in Colombia

The regulations are contained in Supreme Decree 005-2023-Mincetur, which will come into force as of February 9, 2024. After the approval of the regulation, casino operators have 120 days to comply with the new regulations and register their businesses with The authorities. Active online operators have a period of one month, from February 10 to March 10, 2024, to register. Failure to comply with the regulations during this one-month period will result in a fine of S/742,500 to S/990,000.



Failure to comply will also lead to criminal action by the government.


«The norm will allow the Peruvian State to collect about S/162 million annually, to be invested in the reactivation of tourism, tourist infrastructure works, promoting sports and attending to mental health programs; We also make it clear that it will not affect betting and the payment of prizes," said Juan Carlos Mathews, Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru.



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Once the new gaming regulations are implemented, and casino establishments have formally registered, online casino players will finally be able to enjoy slot games with their preferred themes. The regulatory standard aims to guarantee that the exploitation of these activities is carried out in a transparent, honest, and upright manner.


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Furthermore, another of its purposes is to ensure and protect vulnerable populations through control measures and responsible gaming policies.


Responsible gaming policies


Lines of Action for Responsible Gaming In addition to the mandatory policies and procedures, betting sites must promote the lines of action that I show you below.


Important: Betting houses that do not promote responsible gaming guidelines and establish voluntary exclusion procedures will be fined a total of 50 UIT up to 150 UIT.



Sensitization Raise awareness and inform the population about the characteristics of pathological gambling and its risks. In addition, a call is made to disseminate preventive measures and the availability of access to free treatment of assistive devices. Prevention Implement actions aimed at educating and raising awareness about responsible gaming behaviors, with the aim of minimizing risks and guaranteeing the protection of vulnerable groups.



Also, it is requested to promote healthy play in children, adolescents and the elderly through the creation of recreational spaces. Guidance and Assistance Guarantee access to information and interdisciplinary treatment of gambling addiction through different assistance devices. Investigation Develop lines of research in relation to the expansion of gaming and new modalities that arise as a result of market advances.


Likewise, the studies carried out on the prevalence of pathological gambling and the behavior of gamblers must be further explored.

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