Tag Archives: AFCON

SBC’s Year In Review: June’s big betting news

As 2019 comes to a close SBC looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world.  This sixth edition looks at June and more specifically at the AFCON boost for African sportsbooks, how data changed sports leagues, the importance of both technology and human expertise and Campeón Gaming Partners’ move to …

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Betgenius: AFCON delivers ‘European summer’ boost for African sportsbooks


Starting in Egypt this week, the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will take place in Europe’s summer for the first time, having been moved from its traditional January/February slot. We caught up with Will Westcott, Head of Business Development – Africa at Betgenius, to discuss what impact this change might have on African sportsbooks, what betting behaviour to expect across …

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1xBet to sponsor AFCON as part of official CAF deal

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1xBet will be associated with Africa’s most prestigious football competitions after striking an official sponsorship deal with the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF). The partnership will see 1xBet sponsor CAF’s main events across Africa including both club tournaments – CAF Champions League, CAF Confederation Cup, CAF Super Cup – and the governing body’s flagship tournament, the Africa Cup of Nations …

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Super Soccer Oddsfeed: The slow death of the FA Cup

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Jeevan Jeyaratnam, a partner at Super Soccer Oddsfeed, says he is concerned by the approach of the biggest clubs to the FA Cup, the world’s oldest cup competition. There were a number of high profile ‘shocks’ in last weekend’s FA Cup 4th round. Is this just the ‘magic’ of the FA Cup, where the unlikely becomes more likely due to …

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