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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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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

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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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