Africa

South Africa calls for BetConstruct as company secures National Gambling Board supplier licence

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Industry games supplier BetConstruct continues to expand its African market footprint, by confirming that it has secured a South Africa National Gambling Board, ‘Manufacturer Licence’. The licence approval sees BetConstruct granted the right to service sports betting solutions for regulated South African market stakeholders. “We have achieved another strategic victory by being granted a Manufacturer Licence in South Africa. This …

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Plan for the World Cup and beyond at Betting on Football 2018 #bofcon2018

Betting on Football - World Cup

SBC Events has lined up a full day’s track dedicated to the FIFA World Cup at Betting on Football 2018 (20-23 March), as part of a comprehensive conference agenda ahead of next year’s tournament in Russia. Featuring eight main tracks and more than 40 sessions across Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 March, #bofcon2018 will present over 150 experts from the …

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ICE Africa announced for 2018 as Clarion expands scope

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Clarion Gaming has announced the creation of ICE Africa for 2018, and has taken the strategic step to fast track the development of Gaming Africa to coincide with it. This follows what Clarion Managing Director Kate Chambers described as a “hugely positive coming together of all sectors of the industry”, in what will be the first occasion the ICE brand …

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Super Early Bird offer for Betting on Football 2018

Super Early Bird

Tickets are now on sale for next year’s Betting on Football conference, which has been scheduled for 20-23 March to address key industry issues ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Delegates who purchase tickets before 1 December will be eligible for the Super Early Bird offer with a 50% discount on ticket price. Get your tickets HERE. Following on …

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Game changer: Sirplay to outline DFS potential at Gaming Africa

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Sirplay’s Joseph Oyekunle says that daily fantasy sports (DFS) could be a “game-changer for the industry” in Africa, as he prepares to speak at a new event launched by Clarion Gaming. Oyekunle, an African representative for the Malta based sports betting software provider, will be speaking at 3pm on the first day of this week’s Gaming Africa in Johannesburg (24-25 …

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Stratagem inks its first operator deal with Worldstar Betting Africa

Stratagem a new industry data supplier seeking to bring new AI dynamics to the sports betting sector, has today announced its first partnership with African operator Worldstar Betting. The partnership will see Stratagem will become the lead in-play data provider for fully-automated, real-time prices across all tennis, major football and basketball markets. A big data specialists for sports betting Stratagem’s …

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Social betting platform SportKenya aims to conquer Africa

SportKenya

Social betting technology developer Oddslife has entered the African market by taking its B2B social betting platform into Kenya with one of the continent’s largest sports betting affiliates. Launched in partnership with WinDrawWin.com and PredictZ.com and sponsored by local operator Betin.co.ke, www.SportKenya.co.ke will be launched in Kenya before moving into countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda to create …

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SpiffX expands African footprint with Supabets integration

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SpiffX will distribute hybrid games to one of the largest operators in South Africa, after reaching an agreement to integrate its products with Intelligent Gaming (Pty) Ltd. Intelligent Gaming, which operates Supabets, is a South African-based company with thousands of employees, several affiliates and millions of paying players across Africa. Having launched its new B2B games at this year’s Betting …

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SportPesa launches new UK casino

Kenyan sports betting group SportPesa has expanded its provisions for the UK betting market, announcing that it has launched it’s new online casino portal (https://casino.sportpesa.uk/) The bookmaker’s new casino vertical will feature over + 200 games, from industry games provider Microgaming. Updating the market, SportPesa development stated that it had created an ‘uncluttered and easy to navigate’ online casino property, …

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One to watch: Sirplay continues global expansion

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Over recent months, Sirplay has continued to expand its presence across world betting markets. Following the signing of new, high-profile deals in Africa and Latin America, SBC caught up with Bart Esposito, CEO of the Malta-based sportsbook and online gaming group, who discussed the company’s plans for the remainder of 2017 and beyond. SBC: Could you provide a brief history …

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