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SBC Digital Summit Africa: Duplicating your European offering in Africa simply won’t work

Operators cannot simply copy and paste their European offerings into the African market, explained Sab Jhooti, CEO of Bonmoja at the SBC Digital Summit Africa, adding that operators must understand the niches and intricacies of each individual market. Speaking as part of the ‘Opportunities in East Africa’ panel, Jhooti gave a run down on his key advice for those eyeing …

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SBC announces 2021 live events calendar

SBC Live Events Schedule 2021

SBC has announced the return of its physical events programme, with betting and gaming industry events in Malta, New Jersey, Barcelona, Colombia, and London confirmed for 2021.  While digital conferences have proved a valuable way for the industry to stay connected during 2020’s unprecedented conditions, the face-to-face interaction only possible at physical events has been sorely missed.  SBC will restore …

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ICE moves to a summer 2021 schedule

Next year’s ICE 2021 and iGB Affiliate London conferences are expected to take place from 29 June to 2 July after event organisers Clarion Gaming carried out a ‘close consultation with the international community of stakeholders’. Citing global covid concerns, back in July Clarion Gaming announced that its flagship ICE 2021 conference would be rescheduled to a provisional date in …

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Nigeria is African market with greatest online potential, say SBC Digital Summit Africa experts

SBC Digital Summit Africa

Nigeria is the African market with the greatest potential for online betting and gaming operators, a survey of the expert speakers at this week’s SBC Digital Summit Africa virtual conference and exhibition has found. The online event on 6 – 7 October will take an in-depth look at every aspect of the future of the industry in Africa, with invaluable …

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SB Betting: Preparing to explore more African countries

SB Betting

SB Betting Software is ready to explore more countries with Premierbet, a pan-African operator whose team used the lockdown period to make a major upgrade to its platform. Speaking exclusively to SBC News, SB Betting Software COO Michal Glowacki (pictured) was full of praise for the operator’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Operating across Africa, Premierbet was hit by the …

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Parimatch: “It’s not even about money. It’s about your brand’

Despite the recent challenges laid out to gambling companies this year, mainly the COVID-19 crisis and the temporary halting of sport and retail, firms in the sector are always looking to develop its brand to secure long-term benefits. Speaking at SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, Ivan Liashenko, Parimatch chief marketing officer, provided his services to discuss how to take a …

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SBC & SABA seal partnership ahead of SBC Digital Summit Africa

South African Bookmakers' Association at SBC Digital Summit Africa

SBC and the South African Bookmakers’ Association (SABA) have agreed a strategic partnership ahead of October’s SBC Digital Summit Africa virtual conference and exhibition. SABA is the leading trade association for sports betting operators in South Africa and, during its 69-year history, has established itself as a respected voice within the industry and among regulators.  The agreement will see SABA …

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Betting on Sports Europe – Digital agenda to confront the challenges shaping sports betting industry’s future

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital agenda

The Betting on Sports Europe – Digital virtual conference and exhibition will see 120 of the sports betting industry’s most influential executives come together to tackle a heavyweight agenda focused on how to approach the sector’s biggest challenges.   As the industry nears the end of one of the most difficult years it has faced, it has crucial decisions to make …

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SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital: The rise of live casino and the lessons to be learnt 

The rise of live casino has become a highlighted topic in the gambling industry particularly given its rise is prominence due to the global health pandemic reducing live-sport offerings and halting all retail. However, online casino’s rise could also help retail in terms of using the technology available to enhance the land-based customer experience. Speaking at SBC Summit Barcelona – …

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SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital: The uncertain future of VIP schemes

‘In every crisis there is opportunity’ said Dr Christopher Dalli, CEO of L&L Europe, on the final day of the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital.  The panel, titled Reinventing VIP and Bonus schemes, saw industry professionals come together to discuss alternative ways for VIP schemes and sign up bonuses to attract and retain customers.  You can click here to watch …

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