Tag Archives: Africa

Steven Spartinos – Kiron – Providing ‘must have’ virtual products to global operators

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Steven Spartinos, co-founder and co-CEO of Kiron Interactive, spoke to SBC News about the technical challenges to producing virtual content, a UKGC statistic that helps to explain the virtual transition from retail to digital in the UK, the corresponding picture in emerging markets such as Africa and LatAm, and the key differences in regulation or content to consider for virtual …

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BtoBet broadens business scope through White Label Certification Program launch

Industry platform provider BtoBet has announced the launch of its ‘White Label Certification Program’, which allows its clients to provide BtoBet igaming/betting solutions to third parties. BtoBet launches its ‘Certification Program’ seeking to broaden its scope for new business opportunities, whilst allowing its partners to adopt a new business channel promoting BtoBet’s B2B functions. Key stakeholder Sabrina Soldà, Chief Marketing Officer of …

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BtoBet: Tackling Africa’s Limitations

The African market is still in its infancy and many operators tend to be put off by the challenges that the market keeps in hold. So what is the way forward for operators in the region? To download ‘Tackling Africa’s Limitations’, click here!

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Fantasy Sports Interactive FSI expands horizons with AfricaBet partnership

Fantasy Sports Interactive (FSI) continues its strong commercial momentum, announcing its first African market partnership with AfricaBet international BV. Updating the market, FSI has been selected as AfricaBet’s lead supplier of fantasy sports systems, which will complement the bookmakers multi-market online betting platform. Further to the contract FSI development meets its partnership target of delivering AfricaBet its fantasy sports product …

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SB Betting Software – Building a global presence to maximise World Cup impact

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Amidst a plethora of exciting and engaging football storylines, the FIFA World Cup in Russia is ready to provide an unrivalled opportunity for global betting operators. Claus Rasmussen, CEO for leading platform provider SB Betting Software, explained his company’s focus on developing a robust bonus and loyalty system, and why allowing clients such as Europebet and forBET to combine multiple …

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Vermantia expands and strengthens in African market

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Vermantia is strengthening its presence in Africa, and the nation of Nigeria in particular, via an expansion of racing partnerships with growing operator Fortune Bets. Fortune Bets, headquartered in the Nigerian city of Ibadan in the Oyo State, is to receive the Ultimate Live Greyhound Channel, which is being offered with a daily schedule of more than 40,000 live greyhound …

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BetLion appoints Peter Stagles as Group Operations Director

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Peter Stagles has made the move from 21Bet to bolster the management team at BetLion ahead of the operator’s planned assault on the East African sports betting market. His appointment as Group Operations Director comes at an exciting time for BetLion, who this month combined the launch of its new betting product in Uganda by signing a sponsorship deal with …

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Parimatch CEO Sergey Portnov: The “wild” decision to enter Tanzania

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Speaking at this year’s Betting on Football conference, Parimatch CEO Sergey Portnov spoke about his company’s “wild” decision to move into the Tanzanian sports betting market. Just over a month on, Portnov gave SBC News readers some further insight into why he chose to enter a country that is not yet ready to fully embrace the phenomenon of online betting, why …

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Intralot recruits Michael Kogeler as Group COO

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Greek lottery and gaming systems provider Intralot has announced the appointment of Michael Kogeler as Group Chief Operating Officer, following an extensive international search process. Taking up his post next month, on May 2, Kogeler is set to be responsible for “business orchestration of its operations around the world,” more specifically dealing with the firm’s relationships with partners and customers, as …

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Trio of appointments to bring added strength to the TIU

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The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has announced a strengthening of its investigative, intelligence and educational capabilities, with the addition of a new trio of staff members. Responsible for enforcing the zero tolerance policy on betting related corruption encapsulating all professional tennis on a worldwide basis, the TIU states that the fresh appointments add greater depth, expertise and capability to the …

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