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Sun shines for Bede Gaming’s South Africa market entry

Updating the market, industry platform supplier Bede Gaming will enter the South African online gambling market has entered a new partnership casino and leisure operator Sun International. Agreeing terms, Bede will become the lead technology platform supplier for Sun International’s online gambling subsidiary Sunbet brand (sunbet.co.za). Seeking to become the leading destination for South African online gambling consumers, Sun International has …

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Russia 2018: Digesting the draw

As Friday’s draw concluded and the World Cup began to take shape, fans were left pondering a mouthwatering clash between Spain and Portugal, renewed optimism in the Three Lions and a slightly surreal tournament opener.   Gareth Southgate’s England were handed a favourable start to the tournament, taking on Tunisia and World Cup debutants Panama in the opening two games. …

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Suren Khachatryan – Digitain – World Cup expansion and beyond

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Multi-channel sports betting platform and technology provider Digitain has enjoyed a successful 2017, expanding into a number of new markets in addition to strengthening its sportsbook offering. With 2017 quickly drawing to a close however, Suren Khachatryan, CEO of the Armenian based firm, who are set to appear at both Betting on Football and Betting on Sports in 2018, has …

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Kambi continues regulated market strategy with Sun International deal

Kambi Group has signed a ‘multi-channel agreement,’ to provide its sportsbook and technology services to gaming and hospitality group Sun International. The South Africa facing online sportsbook currently operate SunBet.co.za, and will migrate to the Kambi end-to-end sports betting solution, supported by a Bede Gaming backend platform, before launching into additional markets. Kristian Nylén, CEO of Kambi, said: “We are …

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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

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

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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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