Colombian Police Shut Down Betting Ring

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Police in Colombia have shut down an illegal gambling ring dubbed "Los Poker", which had generated revenues of COP3 billion monthly and had 62 different betting domains.

The crime ring had 15 active members and used betting software from a company that was based out of Malta. The criminals were spread throughout the country, and two men based in Villavicencio identified as "Juan Carlos" and "Carlos" are the suspected ringleaders. Law enforcement also said that the ring targeted punters in the country as well as those in Peru and Ecuador.

This investigation took place over two years and there have been arrests and equipment seized. No comment from the police was available as of press time.

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Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.