Africa

6 of the Best – BetterBetting’s Adriaan Brink

6 of the Best

Adriaan Brink is the Founder and CEO at BetterBetting, a blockchain-based decentralised sports betting system. Brink has become the latest industry leader to provide 6 of the Best answers for the readers on SBC News. Keep reading to find out more about his love of sailing, the place which merited a four-part entry to his personal blog, and the “raw” but different …

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Dominant SportPesa eyes softer return to Kenyan football sponsorship

Kenyan news sources report that SportPesa expects to end its blackout of sports sponsorships, despite its ongoing betting tax dispute with the Uhuru Kenyatta government. Entering 2018, SportPesa Chief Executive Ronald Karauri withdrew all active sports sponsorships, following through on his previous warnings to Kenyan Parliament which had implemented a blanket gambling tax revenue charge of 35% (previous 7.5%). SportPesa’s …

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Twelve40’s Andy Jarrett – Enhancing white label lottery solutions

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White label lottery providers Twelve40 have already seen two key expansions to their platform in 2018, as well as having a keen and active interest in new markets, and Africa in particular. The firm, who also produce instant win titles to complement their lottery offering, have recently announced a duo of new deals to integrate virtuals, via VSoftCo, and sports …

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Biggest ever Betting on Football takes on truly international agenda

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It’s Betting on Football by name, but so many of the topics to be discussed at next week’s international conference are far from exclusive to the beautiful game. Held at Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March, the #bofcon2018 agenda will combine expert analysis of this year’s football frenzy with a tour of the sports betting world and a breakdown of the …

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Winning Post – The current state of the Australian market

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. Australia: market development – the state they’re in The Australian betting market was significantly rearranged this week, with William Hill bowing out and Stars becoming an important player. New …

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John Haddock signs up for Nigerian Bonanza

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UK betting veteran, and former Betfred Managing Director, John Haddock has reappeared in a new post, as the MD for Nigerian land-based and mobile betting operation BonanzaWin. The news is the latest sign of the increased interest being shown in the betting markets of Africa, according to the company’s Founder and Chief Executive Sebastian Hybbinette, who says that Haddock joined the company recently and will …

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Perfect 10: The reasons not to miss Betting on Football 2018

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2018, the fifth edition of the largest international sports and betting trade conference, will take place at Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March. Featuring 1,500 senior executives, 200 leading industry speakers and 50 key sessions #bofcon2018 has become a must-attend event for the entire sports betting sector. Here are just ten of the key reasons why missing this …

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Nigel Quadros – Supabet – “Africa is the new frontier of business”

It’s no secret that Africa, as a continent, encompasses a number of the world’s fastest-growing economies. With that in mind, it’s little wonder that companies from across the globe have identified it as a region to focus on. The sports betting industry is no different, and at last week’s ICE Totally Gaming conference, a panel entitled “Localising your African expansion …

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Extensive new racing channel launches in Africa

Kiron Interactive has struck a deal with Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited to launch a fixed odds betting channel – including live British, Irish and South African horse racing, and virtual racing – in betting shops throughout Africa. The new satellite channel, named Racing World, will offer fixed odds betting on British and Irish racing (Jumps and Flat), South African …

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Sirplay continues African expansion

Maltese software house, Sirplay is continuing to gain steps in the African market after signing a deal with Mlott Gaming & Technologies Inc., the only official licensed National Lottery Operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The deal means that Sirplay will enter its fourth country in the African gaming market,  additionally the mobile, online and retailer Lottery Operator …

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