EvenBet strengthens LatAm presence with strategic appointment

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Manuel Jimenez joins market-leading poker platform provider to spearhead business in Colombia

EvenBet Gaming has appointed Manuel Jimenez as its Representative for Colombia to solidify the leading poker platform provider’s position in the regulated market and maintain business connections within the LatAm region.

Jimenez comes with a wealth of igaming experience, having held senior positions at numerous organisations including event organiser GAT EXPO, software suppliers Join Games and Spinola Gaming, operator Apuesta Rápida Perú and was director of the magazines Apuesta Colombia and Sector de Juego Panamá. Trained in business administration, he has also worked as a business consultant for 25 years.

In his new role, Jimenez will work closely with EvenBet’s new and existing partners in Colombia, one of the biggest regulated markets in Latin America.

The appointment of Jimenez complements the company’s Spanish-speaking support team in Costa Rica, led by Danny Ortiz, and demonstrates the platform provider’s strong ambitions to increase its foothold within on the of the industry’s fastest growing regions.

Dmitry Starostenkov, CEO at EvenBet Gaming, said: “We’re thrilled Manuel is joining the EvenBet team. His experience and contacts in Colombia and Latin America are exceptional. We’re sure he’ll be a true asset to both EvenBet and all our clients, as we bid to broaden our global footprint.

“He’s a brilliant strategic thinker and is exactly what we need in the region to take our business to the next level.”

Commenting on his new role, Manuel Jimenez said: “My family’s business was lottery distribution when I was growing up so I’ve always been close to the industry, but poker is definitely one of my passions. As a result, working with EvenBet will be very exciting.

“Having the certification of the online poker platform for Colombia facilitates decision-making by our clients throughout the Latin American region, where we have solid relationships achieved by years of successful commercial development in the iGaming space.”

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