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September 19, 2021

The free session will take place at 2:00 PM (GMT-5)

‘SAGSE Talks’ arrives in Colombia to analyze the present and future of the industry

‘SAGSE Talks’ arrives in Colombia to analyze the present and future of the industry
The panel is made up of top-level regulators, operators, and companies.
Colombia | 04/27/2020

SAGSE Talks will hold on Monday its second edition, exclusively dedicated to the Colombian market and with an expert panel that will include: Juan B. Pérez Hidalgo (Colombian gambling authority 'Coljuegos'), Evert Montero Cárdenas (Colombian Gaming Trade Association 'Fecoljuegos'), Lina Gallego (Luckia), Germán Segura Vázquez (Betplay), Karen Sierra-Hughes (GLI) and Juan José Mantese (Meridian Gaming).


eaturing delegates from top retail and online gaming operators, regulatory bodies, labs and trade associations, the second session of the conference organized by SAGSE, Global Wizards and Yogonet will be live-streamed via Youtube, Facebook Live, Instagram and Periscope. The event will be sponsored by Play'N Go, Latamwin and End 2 End, and have the institutional support of the Colombian Gaming Trade Association Fecoljuegos, the Latin American Gambling Association (ALAJA) and Argentina’s Association of State-Owned Lotteries (ALEA).

"The response to the first edition of SAGSE Talks exceeded our expectations with over 60,800 minutes of display time, a constant audience of more than 510 participants, and a total of 5,286 users during the two-hour streaming session via social networks. That is why we are really looking forward to offering this proposal to the Colombian public, which will include a panel of top industry leaders that are set to share their insights into this market," Alan Burak.

The session will take place on April 27, at 2 P.M. (GMT-5), and will be exclusively dedicated to analyzing the local market, the procedures that will be put in place once gambling venues are allowed to resume operations, the impact that the crisis has had on land-based operators and the consequences it had on the development of online gambling, one of the most appealing verticals in Colombia thanks to its regulation on a federal level.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Juan B. Pérez Hidalgo (Coljuegos)
  • Evert Montero Cárdenas (Fecoljuegos)
  • Lina Gallego (Country Manager, Luckia)
  • Germán Segura Vázquez (Manager, Betplay)
  • Karen Sierra-Hughes (Director, Latin American and Caribbean Government Relations and Business Development, GLI, U.S.)
  • Juan José Mantese (Partner and Operations Manager,LatAm, Meridian Gaming)
  • Event moderator: Pablo Zuppi – Partner and Director, Yogonet Gaming News.

Moreover, and as was the case during the previous edition, Fernando Polti (Consultant, Global Wizards) and Alan Burak (Vice President, Monografie) will also be participating in the session, together with Gonzalo Pérez (CEO, Apuesta Total), who will deliver a closing speech providing insights into the next Talk, which will be dedicated to the Peruvian market.

"We believe it is time to reflect, to join forces, and work together on the rapid recovery of the sector, which is currently facing one of its most serious crisis. Through this free and open initiative, and with the technological support of Global Wizards and Yogonet’s coordination and cooperation in the development of the agenda, SAGSE has gathered together key industry leaders from each market. Their aim is to share insights into the different jurisdictions and discuss the tools we have to stay afloat and analyze the recovery opportunities that lie ahead. We look forward to seeing you all on Monday, to keep moving forward," Burak concluded.

SASGE Talks is a free and open initiative that is live-streamed on SAGSE’s official website (SAGSE TALKS) or via the following platforms:


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