Tag Archives: Africa

‘Striking while the iron is hot’: Why Slotegrator is eyeing new opportunities in Africa

‘Striking while the iron is hot’: Why Slotegrator is eyeing new opportunities in Africa

Africa has been widely touted as the next land of opportunity for the igaming industry, according to Slotegrator, who points to advancements in technology, economic expansion and mobile penetration as three key drivers for growth across the region. Africa offers a unique set of conditions that is likely to result in a rapid expansion of the online gambling industry in …

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SBC Digital – Africa: Technology is the way forward for lottery

SBC Digital - Africa: Technology is the way forward for lotteries

Technology in the lottery sector was among the key talking points at this week’s SBC Digital – Africa, with Dhrupal Amin – Non-Executive Director of GameCover – emphasising that the right software is ‘critical’ to make lotto ‘easy to play’. Taking part in the BetConstruct-sponsored panel titled ‘A Lottery of Trust’, Amin was joined by Neil Jasper (Consultant at Tenica …

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Mark Schmidt, Pronet Gaming: Africa’s next generation

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Writing for SBC News, Mark Schmidt – Director of Sales for Africa at Pronet Gaming – looks at what the future holds for the mobile gaming experience in the region, including the spread of 5G and how it opens more possibilities around live streaming. In a world that is increasingly connected, there is a rising demand for ever-quicker mobile internet …

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Virtual sports is not like slots, says Golden Race CEO

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“Virtual sports is not like a slot game. You can’t just integrate it and let it go. You have to adapt, change according to what the market needs and work on a daily basis.” That was an appeal by Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter to delegates at the SBC Digital Summit Africa, where he joined a panel on ‘Enhancing the …

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Thinking Glocal: Digitain on the regional factors beyond the regulation

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Digitain has set about providing the ‘world’s sportsbook’ to operators in Europe, America, Africa and Asia, regardless of the size or relative maturity of the regional markets. It is perhaps best known for its work in ‘developing’ markets, where the challenges are quite different to years gone by. Feliciana Cannillo, Deputy CEO at Digitain, explains why times of porting – …

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PrincessBet calls for UX upgrade powered by Pronet  

Leading Tanzania online bookmaker PrincessBet has upgraded its sportsbook platform and player engagement capacities by utilising Pronet Gaming’s end-to-end fully customisable solution.     Operating in Tanzania since 2016, PrincessBet is recognised as one of East African market’s most trusted and best-valued bookmakers, who sanctioned an upgrade of platform UI/UX provisions improving onsite engagement with its customers.  Partnering with Pronet, PrincessBet has …

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DOWNLOAD: BtoBet’s report on East Africa betting potential

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The online betting and gaming industry in Africa is garnering a lot of attention from major operators, both locally and internationally. However, with a widespread improvement from a technological perspective, and a wider regulatory imprint legalising the iGaming industry, many experts consider the continent’s Eastern region as having the most potential. TO DOWNLOAD BTOBET’S ‘EAST AFRICA BETTING REPORT’, CLICK HERE.

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Dominik Beier – Interwetten unafraid to test its legacy in Nigeria

Dominik Beier, Group CEO of DACH markets legacy sportsbook Interwetten has spoken to SBC on his firm’s African market ambitions, which will launch imminently within Nigeria. Prior to global betting’s COVID-19 disruption, Interwetten’s executive team had announced that the sportsbook had secured a ‘national licence’ from Nigeria’s Lottery Regulatory Commission (LRC). The announcement sees Beier undertake a key strategic leadership …

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New sales managers explore African opportunities for NSoft

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Patrick Alike and Aluwani Mukhudwana are two of the new dedicated sales managers exploring new opportunities for NSoft in the African market. Both South African Republic (SAR) based Alike and Mukhudwana, who is working out of Nigeria, were added to the company’s team in 2019. “The African emerging market has been in NSoft’s focus for quite some time,” confirmed Ivan …

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Alessandro Fried: BtoBet – Providing a real omni-channel environment

Alessandro Fried, CEO of BtoBet, has emphasised how finding the right technology partner is vital for operators who are looking to establish themselves in the African market.  Speaking to SBC, Fried looked into the differences between the established markets of Europe and new markets such as Africa whilst also discussing how betting brands risk wasting years attempting to understand the African …

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