Tag Archives: Crypto

Quidax: Tapping Into Africa’s Potential With Customised Crypto OTC Solutions

SBC News Quidax: Tapping Into Africa's Potential With Customised Crypto OTC Solutions

As Africa’s gaming sector continues to grow, the focus on smooth and seamless settlements for the region’s gaming businesses also increases.  This is where companies like Quidax come into place. The firm explains how it uses its highly-innovative OTC Desk solution to foster long-term operational endurance.   Estimated at US$2.14bn in 2024, the African gaming market is projected to reach …

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Rivalry targets “tech-savvy bettors” in crypto ambitions

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In its latest push to engage with young and digitally engaged betting audiences, Rivalry has announced the upcoming launch of its ‘Rivalry Token’ cryptocurrency asset. The Canadian-headquartered international betting group, which operates with a specialist focus on esports but also offers sports and casino gaming services, plans to take its new token live in H2 2024. Rivalry customers will be …

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iGP set to enter crypto sector with solutions that ‘maximise opportunity’

SBC News iGP set to enter crypto sector with solutions that ‘maximise opportunity’

iGP is gearing up to enter the crypto sector as the provider unveiled its upcoming tailored solutions for operators, as well as fiat currency. Launching its ‘Road to Lisbon’ campaign at SBC Summit Rio this week, the company looks to promote its new cryptocurrency solutions which will launch later this year, which aim to assist entrepreneurs and established businesses to …

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GamCare: Crypto investment and gambling share harmful effects

SBC News GamCare: Crypto investment and gambling share harmful effects

GamCare is spreading awareness of the links between cryptocurrency investment and the betting and financial harms that it may cause. The problem gambling charity commissioned a research project from YouGov that examines investments made by the UK public. A survey of 4,200 adults found that 40% of people lost money on cryptocurrency, in comparison to 34% who made financial gain. …

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ECB’s Fabio Panetta calls for crypto inclusion under gambling regulation

ECB’s Fabio Panetta calls for crypto inclusion under gambling regulation

In the wake of crises and controversy shaking up the world of global cryptocurrency trading, Fabio Panetta, a member of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) Executive Board, has called for greater oversight.  In a blog post published today on the ECB’s website, Panetta argued that recent developments have heightened the need for greater regulation of cryptocurrency in a number of …

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Bringing crypto back through betting: Varun Sudhakar on BetDEX’s real money debut

SBC News Bringing crypto back through betting: Varun Sudhakar on BetDEX’s real money debut

All the world’s a stage, a certain playwright once famously penned down, and in contemporary society, the FIFA World Cup is arguably one of the biggest.  This viewpoint was not lost on Varun Sudhakar, CEO and Co-Founder of BetDEX Labs, who outlined how such tournaments can provide a strong PR boost to crypto-betting firms, and other actors in the wider …

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Yolo Group: Leading Africa’s crypto revolution

SBC News Yolo Group: Leading Africa’s crypto revolution

Albert Climent, Head of Africa at Yolo Group, discusses how innovative approaches and a crypto-first strategy is helping the operator lead the crypto entertainment revolution. Over the last few months, Sportsbet.io and Bitcasino have welcomed to the team a series of high profile global brand ambassadors from Africa, as we look to expand our footprint not only as the crypto …

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Dean Akinjobi: Digital sports and music sponsorships provide ‘comprehensive offering’ for betting brands

SBC News Dean Akinjobi: Digital sports and music sponsorships provide ‘comprehensive offering’ for betting brands

In line with continuing speculations of a gambling sponsorship ban in sports, a shift beginning to emerge in the market is an increase in digital sports sponsorships across fan sites and influencer channels.  Speaking to SBC, Dean Akinjobi, CEO of Football Media, talked of his agency’s partnership with crypto-betting Sportsbet.io which recently brought about a deal with Kenyan rapper King …

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Tony Joeglal, Euro Payment Group: Local customisation key as new ways to play emerge

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Tony Joeglal, VP Sales and Marketing at Euro Payment Group (EPG), tells us that an operator needs to offer local payment solutions to build the best relationships with its players, why providing services to former anti-gambling countries should be treated as an opportunity, and how – regardless of any country specific regulations – online gamblers expect to enjoy a quick …

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