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‘Affil U Bro’: How the Affilka platform is solving pain points for iGaming operators

Affilka

It might be a ‘new kid on the block’ among more established affiliate tracking platforms for iGaming operators, but Affilka – an offspring of SoftSwiss – has made huge strides since evolving into a platform independent of its parent company in 2019.  Anastasia Borovaya (pictured), Affilka Product Owner at SoftSwiss, tells us about the platform’s key features, delivering performance data …

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SportPesa in regulatory limbo as Kenyan Judiciary’s rejects Pevans re-licensing appeal

SBC News SportPesa in regulatory limbo as Kenyan Judiciary’s rejects Pevans re-licensing appeal

SportPesa continues to operate without legal certainty in its home market of Kenya, following the Kenyan Judiciary’s rejection of an appeal made by ‘Pevans East Africa’ to reinstate its gambling licence. On Friday, Kenya’s Court of Appeal rejected Pevans injunction against its licence suspension imposed by the Betting Control and Licensing Board (BCLB) in July 2019. Pevans, the former operating …

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Africa’s high-growth online betting industry in the spotlight at SBC Digital Africa

SBC Digital Africa agenda

The surging popularity of mobile betting and gaming in multiple African markets, and the impact of the trend on operators, is set to be a central theme of this month’s SBC Digital Africa conference and exhibition. The online event on 30 – 31 March will see a speaker line-up consisting of 60 senior executives and specialists will share valuable insights …

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Vermantia’s Virtual Football League: A classic sports betting game with a mobile-first approach

Virtual Football League

A combination of the most popular sports betting markets for ‘life-like, top-tier football action’ with fast-paced casino style features powered by a mobile-optimised design.  That’s the blueprint for the success of Vermantia’s Virtual Football League, as explained by Spyros Stavropoulos, Commercial Director of Vermantia, who explained the product’s key features, launch timing and why virtual sports have evolved from a …

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Vahan Sahakyan: The three focus areas for AI at Digitain

AI

Vahan Sahakyan, CRM Product Owner at Digitain, writes for SBC News about how the sports betting software provider has been developing the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for “quite a while” – to improve both its internal processes and the customer experiences of its partner network. Currently, we are focused on three main areas: customer insight, CRM and customisation. With …

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SBC Digital Africa to deliver in-depth analysis of the continent’s betting and gaming industry

SBC Digital Africa agenda

This month’s SBC Digital Africa conference and exhibition is set to deliver an in-depth analysis of the many emerging opportunities for the betting and gaming industry across the continent and of the developments influencing the growth of its established markets.  The second edition of the online event takes place on 30 – 31 March, when an audience of 1,500 industry …

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Pronet establishes Cameroon presence with Winnerbet partnership

SBC News Pronet establishes Cameroon presence with Winnerbet partnership

Pronet Gaming has continued its African expansion strategy by establishing a foothold in the Cameroon betting market, following a partnership with Winnerbet. The Cameroonian operator will migrate to Pronet’s platform, where it will integrate the supplier’s full range of solutions across both online and retail channels, in a bid ‘to move to the next level.’ “As a platform provider, it’s …

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SBC Digital Africa 2021 set to bring together continent’s betting and gaming industry

SBC Digital Africa

The SBC Digital Africa conference and exhibition returns for its second edition on 30 – 31 March 2021, when 1,500 professionals from the continent’s betting and gaming industry will gather to exchange ideas, connect and talk business. The virtual event represents the year’s best opportunity to learn about the changing landscape for the retail and online sports betting, igaming, land-based …

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SoftSwiss updates Trustly Pay N Play for online casino clients

Pay N Play

Clients of the SoftSwiss online casino platform can now activate all available payment markets as part of the Pay N Play module from Trustly. The new developments, said SoftSwiss, will enable its online casino clients to ‘activate all currently available markets seamlessly and hassle-free at once’. Pay N Play allows the user to register and get verified for playing at …

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