Wplay and the COC signed a commercial alliance


The Colombian Olympic Committee and the sports betting company Wplay presented, this Thursday in Bogota, a commercial alliance for the benefit of both parties, between 2018 and 2020, for a figure of 200,000 dollars per year.

The president of the Colombian Olympic Committee, Baltazar Medina, led the presentation of the new sponsor of the entity, which joins the group that already integrate Claro, Totto, Milo, RCN Radio and RCN Televisión. Along with Medina, on behalf of the COC were the Colombian athletes Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Deivis Julio, Diana Velasco and Michael Poettoz.

“For the COC, it is very important to become an official sponsor of the sports betting company Wplay, because it is a way of making visible the companies that are legally and transparently exploiting a monopoly of the State, with the commitment to fulfill with all the obligations that the law imposes on them and they have chosen for it the activity of more human content and sensitivity such as sports, also making this sector one of the beneficiaries with the resources produced by the activity, “said Baltazar Medina.

For his part, Julio César Tamayo, general manager of Wplay, said: “We are convinced of the importance of sport in human development and peace in Colombia, we are committed to the Olympic Committee and through its sponsorship we give a clear sample of support to all sports, especially high performance athletes in all stages of their training. “

Wplay.co is the first platform authorized by Coljuegos to operate sports betting online. Among the objectives of Wplay.co is to promote the main action of its portal as a leisure and entertainment activity to develop the regulated market in Colombia, contribute to the health of Colombians and implement practices to prevent gambling and responsible gambling.

The platform was developed entirely by Colombian engineers; it uses a flexible and modern architecture with the highest safety standards in its development, in addition, it has a Technology Certificate issued by BMM Testlabs, the oldest private independent laboratory with the most experience in gaming tests in the world.