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Betway enhances South Africa market status with T20 deal

International sports betting operator Betway has secured the title sponsorship of South Africa’s T20 Challenge Twenty20 cricket tournament. This is an expansion of the operator’s already extensive presence in South African domestic cricket, acting as a sponsor of all Proteas Tests and One Day International series fixtures held in the country. “We are extremely happy to be announcing our title …

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Alex Kornilov, Betegy: The future of marketing is automated

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Automation, personalisation and that all important Netflix-style experience are hot topics on this year’s operator agenda. With that in mind, we sat down with Alex Kornilov (pictured), Managing Director for Parimatch’s new global innovation partner, Betegy, to talk through how his company is bringing the latest in tech to the B2C marketing space. SBC: Your recent landmark ‘global innovation’ deal with …

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Horses for courses: Should operators pick their platform provider on a case-by-case basis?

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In the early days of iGaming, a handful of platform providers held sway, dominating the market and limiting the choice of operators. However, a new breed of supplier has now emerged and is offering valid alternatives, particularly in emerging markets.  With that in mind, as regulation is passed for more of these new markets around the world, are operators still …

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Golden Race gains GLI approval for South African entry

Golden Race gains GLI approval for South African entry

Golden Race has been certified as a wagering B2B provider in South Africa after receiving the green light from Gaming Laboratories International Africa (GLI) to roll out its new V4 solution. The new certification solidifies Golden Race’s position in the South African market, allowing the virtual sports and betting technologies provider to offer its online products and solutions across the …

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Simon Johnson to lead Scientific Games’ EMEA growth

Simon Johnson to lead Scientific Games’ EMEA growth

Simon Johnson will oversee the gaming teams for Scientific Games in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after being promoted to Senior Vice President and Managing Director EMEA. In his new role, Johnson will now assume responsibility for the company’s ‘course of strategic direction’ across the EMEA as the company seeks new growth opportunities in the region. Johnson initially joined …

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Wazibet elevates player experience with BtoBet’s Neuron 3

Wazibet elevates player experience with BtoBet’s Neuron 3

BtoBet has continued to build on its presence in the African sports betting market after agreeing to power the Wazibet online brand via its Neuron 3 platform. Through the agreement signed in collaboration with STM Gaming, BtoBet’s certified partner in Africa, the platform provider will offer both management and technology support for the Kenya-based operator.  “The online betting market in …

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Pronet Gaming: It pays to stay alert to live sports changes

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As disruption to the live sports calendar continues, Pronet Gaming Sportsbook and Trading Director Thomas Molloy examines what lessons the industry has learned from last year.  The shockwaves that resounded from last year’s shutdown of elite sport across the globe still resonate. Leagues and events that would in normal times be enjoyed by millions, not only inside stadiums but also …

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Delasport strikes deal with MTN Group for AfricaWinner sportsbook

Delasport strikes deal with MTN Group for AfricaWinner sportsbook

MTN Group Limited has chosen Delasport as the sports betting platform provider for its flagship AfricaWinner brand. AfricaWinner will, therefore, take advantage of Delasport’s proprietary sportsbook and iGaming solutions as it targets a leading position in the African market.  “Delasport are renowned for their cutting-edge software solutions and choosing their sportsbook platform we’ll be able to skyrocket our platform and …

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Betsafe powers Kenya entry with Incentive Games FTP suite 

Betsson AB has commissioned sports betting innovation studio Incentive Games to develop a suite of free-to-play (FTP) games for its recently launched Betsafe Kenya brand. Launched this December, Betsafe Kenya is Betsson’s first African sports betting property in which the Stockholm group will seek to lead the Kenyan market in safer gambling, customer care and innovation disciplines.  Betsafe’s entry into …

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SBC Digital online events series launches with focus on regional markets

SBC Digital 2021 events series

SBC has announced the launch of SBC Digital, a series of online conferences and product showcases dedicated to several of the betting and gaming industry’s most attractive regional markets.  The series is the crucial third pillar of SBC’s services, sitting alongside the physical conferences and trade shows organised by SBC Events and the online news and print offerings of SBC …

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