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1xBet shows support for building the ‘beautiful game’ in Nigeria

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European operator 1xBet has signed separate three-year contracts, complete with first refusal on expiration, for rights of association with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the country’s League Management Company (LMC). Signed by NFF President Amaju Melvin Pinnick and LMC Chairman Shehu Dikko, the deals will provide 1xBet with extensive branding and advertising opportunities across matches involving Nigeria’s national team, …

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Will Westcott: Betgenius – Africa is in-play for World Cup 2018

Will Westcott Business Development Manager for Betgenius, details why Russia 2018 comes at a perfect time for African sports betting stakeholders, as consumers move to embrace in-play dynamics. _________________ The 2018 FIFA World Cup is projected to be the biggest global betting event on record, exceeding the estimated £1bn wagered on the same event four years ago. This summer’s main …

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Vermantia teams with ARC for Nigeria expansion

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Omni-channel content solutions supplier Vermantia has teamed with ARC, the largest racecourse group in the UK, as it looks to launch the first Live Greyhound Racing Channel in Africa with YangaBet, a fast-growing Nigerian betting operator. The channel will include a compact daily schedule of top quality greyhound racing, from fully accredited UK and Australian tracks, enabling betting on at least …

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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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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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Martin Wachter – Golden Race – Bridging the gap between the online and offline experience

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Golden Race, Gold Sponsor for the upcoming Betting on Sports conference (12-15 September), is a virtual sports provider which creates an authentic sports betting experience that customers can completely control, manage, and deliver to players across retail, online and mobile channels. Less than two weeks before the event, we spoke to Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter about the company’s new …

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One to watch: Sirplay continues global expansion

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Over recent months, Sirplay has continued to expand its presence across world betting markets. Following the signing of new, high-profile deals in Africa and Latin America, SBC caught up with Bart Esposito, CEO of the Malta-based sportsbook and online gaming group, who discussed the company’s plans for the remainder of 2017 and beyond. SBC: Could you provide a brief history …

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Bet9ja Nigeria partners with Income Access for marketing expansion

Nigerian licensed sports betting operator Bet9Ja has launched its new affiliate marketing programme in partnership with Income Access (Paysafe Group).  The bookmaker which acts as current title sponsor of the Nigeria National League (second professional tier of Nigerian football), seeks to expand its digital presence launching its partnership programme utilising Income Access’ marketing software. Tunji Meshioye, Bet9ja Marketing Manager, commented …

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Sirplay extends Nigerian market presence with ZenithBet

Malta-based sportsbook and gaming software company Sirplay has extended its Nigerian market presence by signing a platform partnership with ZenithBet Limited. Having entered the Nigerian market over five years ago, Sirplay has provided its betting software to more than 40 bookmakers across the country. ZenithBet is a Nigerian operator licensed and regulated by the Lagos State Lottery Board, as well …

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