Land based casinos in Latin America are heavily regulated, but online casinos and their regulation are relatively liberal in Colombia. 2017 was the year that the first license for online gambling was issued. Since then, laws and regulation for online gambling have evolved with some unique restrictions and rules.
Some of these unique restriction s include the fact that live games are only able to and legally allowed to be offered by licensed online gaming operators. Further, unlike many other Latin American countries, Colombia allows citizens to use online platforms that are based and operated out of foreign countries.