Africa

BtoBet powers Dear Group Nigeria’s ‘234bet’ brand

Industry next-generation platform provider BtoBet continues its African market expansion, confirming Nigerian media and communications operator Dear Group as its latest sportsbook partner. Utilising its media and marketing channels, Dear Group will launch new sportsbook brand ‘234bet’, seeking to become a leading destination for Nigerian sports betting consumers. 234bet will be led by Nigerian media executive Raymond Dokpesi, who backs …

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BetConstruct’s sportsbook software gets South African stage

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Armed with a Manufacturer’s Licence for the South African market, BetConstruct is ready to present its “most complete multi-channel sportsbook software for the region”. Having obtained the licence from the National Gambling Board for South Africa in November of last year, the developer and provider of online and land-based gaming solutions is ready for the first extension of ICE away …

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BtoBet broadens business scope through White Label Certification Program launch

Industry platform provider BtoBet has announced the launch of its ‘White Label Certification Program’, which allows its clients to provide BtoBet igaming/betting solutions to third parties. BtoBet launches its ‘Certification Program’ seeking to broaden its scope for new business opportunities, whilst allowing its partners to adopt a new business channel promoting BtoBet’s B2B functions. Key stakeholder Sabrina Soldà, Chief Marketing Officer of …

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BtoBet: Tackling Africa’s Limitations

The African market is still in its infancy and many operators tend to be put off by the challenges that the market keeps in hold. So what is the way forward for operators in the region? To download ‘Tackling Africa’s Limitations’, click here!

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OPTIMA strikes compliance partnership with GLI

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OPTIMA has signed an agreement with Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) for ongoing compliance testing, security services and technical consultancy of its OPTIMAMGS platform. As part of the agreement, GLI will independently evaluate OPTIMAMGS’ individual setups for every customer, and partner ahead of the systems going live. Jacob López, OPTIMA CEO, said: “With this agreement, we will ensure that OPTIMA customers and …

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SportPesa and Everton praised for East African efforts

SportPesa and Everton Football Club have seen their partnership rewarded, at the recent Sports Industry Awards function held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Scooping the Best African Sponsorship and Pan-Africa Campaign of the Year awards, the sponsorship has been celebrated for bringing Premier League football to East Africa for the first time. Mark Rollings, Head of Partnership Management at Everton Football …

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Tottenham Hotspur in-stadium advertising boost for 1xBet

1xBet

1xBet will have an advertising presence at the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium after securing a long-term agreement to become the club’s Official Betting Partner for Africa. The operator will get coverage at the club’s home matches via the LED perimeter system, as well as a presence on the new website and digital channels across the continent until 2022. Tottenham Hotspur, …

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SB Betting Software applies the Polish to TOTALbet sportsbook launch

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One of the newest sports betting licensees in Poland has become the first sportsbook in the country to offer “real cashout” through software provided by SB Betting Software. TOTALbet, part of the ZPR Media Group which owns several tv and radio channels, as well as a successful daily newspaper, is now vying for a share of the highly regulated Polish …

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World Cup fallout sees Kambi eyeing global growth

On the back of a successful second quarter of 2018, turnkey sports betting service Kambi is setting its sights on expansion across a number of key markets. Aided by the beginning of the Russia World Cup, hailed as “a huge success for Kambi and our operators, with turnover, revenues and active players reaching all time highs” by CEO Kristian Nylén, …

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ICE Africa turns attention to National Gambling Amendment Bill

Dan Stone, Senior Marketing Manager at Clarion Gaming and one of the key figures behind the inaugural ICE Africa, has claimed that the event represents the first truly comprehensive platform for the industry to discuss South Africa’s proposed National Gambling Amendment Bill. The bill, which could potentially see much tighter regulations and stricter legislation for all gambling, as well as …

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