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Betting in Bogota

Published on: 08/08/2016

Bogota city sits on a high plateau in the Andes Mountains. The city is the capital of Columbia and has a population of nearly 7 million. It is the country’s main hub for administrative, political, economic, industrial, cultural, artistic, sports and tourism matters.

Bogota is a sprawling city which is split into 20 separate areas forming a maze of neighbourhoods. The wealthier people generally reside in the northern foothills of the Eastern Cordillera, whilst the poorer citizens live in the Southern areas. Spanish colonisation of the region occurred during the 16th century.

Bogota is one of the more liberal cities in South America in regards to gambling activity. The city has in excess of 30 casinos, some of which are owned and managed by major entertainment businesses such as the Winner Group. The Winner Group has organized many of its gaming venues into separate brands. For example, “Broadway Casinos” of which there are seven establishments in the city. Another brand name known as “Casino Real Game” has eight venues.

Winner Groups biggest property is the Casino Hollywood Bogota which offers 160 slots machines and 30 gaming tables. Another popular gambling venue is the Casino Rock’n Jazz. It features 150 slot machines, 16 gaming tables and is in close proximity to the Hard Rock Cafe. Likewise, the Casino Rio offers 126 slot machines and seven games tables. Customers who have a Winner Club member’s card are given credit for play within all of the Winner Group venues throughout the city.

Crown Casinos are an equally large gambling company who operate four venues in Bogota. Along with gaming machines and tables the Casino Palatino also features a bingo room. Crown Casinos biggest establishment is the Crown Casino Zona T located in Barrios Unidos.

Clearwater Leisure Ltd own gambling properties in Peru, Guatemala, Argentina and Columbia and operate the Casino Carnevale in Bogota. The Rockafella Casino is independently owned.

The Casino Dorado Norte is also an independently owned venue, situated in the Santa Barbara district. It features five gaming tables and 32 slot machines. Of special interest is the dedicated Card Room at Club Jacks in Bogota. Players have various gaming options at this venue such as Poker, Texas Hold’em and Omaha. A snack bar is also available for refreshments.