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Nigeria betting stakeholders want end to ‘double taxation’

Nigerian sports betting industry stakeholders have put pressure on the Federal Government to tackle the lingering issue of double taxation, claiming that current tax-inefficiencies are stagnating sector growth. At a summit hosted by industry body the Association of Nigerian Bookmakers (ANB), syndicated operators were all in agreement that taxes charged by the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) and individual states were ... Read More »

Safaribet looks to become Ghana Premier League title sponsor

West African bookmaker Safaribet has stepped up to become the title sponsor of the Ghana Premier League 2016/17 football season. Reported by Ghanaian football news source GhanaSoccerNet.com, Ghana FA and Premier League officials were seeking a secure a title sponsor for its sixteen team league failing to secure sponsorship in 2016. The bookmaker has operated in Ghana since 2012, becoming ... Read More »

Betway Ghana leads fight against underage gambling

Betway Ghana (a syndicated Betway brand) has stepped up its efforts to prevent under-age gambling, requiring its customers to provide foolproof identification and further stringent checks when placing bets via its services. The operator stated that it wanted to improve Ghana industry practices with regards to monitoring customers and discouraging any form of underage gambling, a matter which has hit ... Read More »

Third LBO racing channel set to shake-up UK betting shops

Betting shop operators in the UK are set to see another shake-up in how they present horseracing after the announcement that a third horseracing channel for LBOs is to be launched. The Racing Partnership (TRP) – a joint venture between Arena Racing (ARC) and seven independent racecourses comprising Fakenham, Ffos Las, Hexham, Newton Abbot, Plumpton, Ripon and Towcester – announced ... Read More »

Colossus Bets prepares for winner of £10,000,000 Euro 2016 Pool

Colossus Bets has announced that the predictable results of Euro 2016 have resulted in the winning of two ‘Millionaire’ correct score Pick 6 pools. The company has also confirmed that they could have a first ever winner of the ‘The Colossus’ by tonight, the headline pool worth £10,000,000. Poland’s 1-0 defeat of Northern Ireland on Sunday night was the final ... Read More »

Martin Wachter – Golden Race – My Super Show

Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter will be in Amsterdam this week for the iGaming Super Show, with plans to showcase the firm’s cutting edge virtual products How have you prepared for the event? Our tenth anniversary as a company has seen us travelling around the globe a lot recently showing off our latest virtual product Real Fighting. We’ve been in ... Read More »

NairaBET selects Income Access for affiliate marketing programme

Industry marketing services and platform provider Income Access extends its product coverage within the African sports betting market by announcing an affiliate programme partnership with NairaBET. Montreal-based Income Access will fully service Nairabet’s affiliate marketing programme and online player acquisition provisions. Regulated by Lagos State Lotteries Board (Nigeria) and operating a tailored OPTIMA powered product, NairaBET has become one of ... Read More »

Craig Venter aims for South African market takeover with ClickaBet

South African businessman Craig Venter has announced the launch of his new enterprise ClickaBet, in partnership with African online gambling specialist BetTech Gaming. Venter the former CEO of electrical unit and circuit supplier Altech Corp, detailed to local media that he had been working on the new project for the past 15 months. The businessman further declared that it was ... Read More »

Daniel Graetzer – Mediatech Solutions – Building effective international expansion…

Daniel Graetzer Executive Director of Mediatech Solutions speaks to SBC on the realities of creating industry platform services and provisions for effective international expansion.  Focusing on delivering a tailored product for each individual  market, Mediatech Solutions has won a number of new international  clients. Graetzer who heads up strategy for the platform provider details what core factors stakeholders must asses when delivering gambling services to new and developing markets.    __________________________________  SBC: ... Read More »

BetConstruct adds Habanero games to its casino suite

Major industry supplier BetConstruct has bolstered its casino offering with the addition of content from slots and table games provider Habanero. Habanero is  to supply BetConstruct with its full suite of casino games, consisting of 60 plus slots, six table games, and 10 video poker titles. These will now be available via desktop and mobile devices to customers of the sport ... Read More »