Tag Archives: Africa

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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ICE London confirms double digit attendance increase

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An independent audit has declared 2018’s ICE London as the biggest on record, with visitor numbers confirmed as 33,536, an 11 percent increase on 2017s figure. The seventh consecutive year of growth for the event also saw a 17 percent rise in the average number of visitors per stand, and a 12 percent increase in the visitor numbers per square …

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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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BetGames.TV continues expansion with NovusBet partnership

Lithuanian provider of live games, BetGames.TV has announced a newly signed deal to provide its full suite of live presented games to NovusBet. Founded in 2015 with European headquarters in Malta, NovusBet offers its solutions to online and land-based operators with an extensive choice of Sports betting, Virtual and Casino games, providing services to Eastern and Southern European markets as …

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BtoBet and Spinomenal become iGaming partners

Spinomenal, the cross platform games supplier, has become a partner of iGaming and sportsbook platform BtoBet, winners of Rising Star in Sports Betting Innovation at the SBC Awards 2017. Commenting on the partnership, Lior Shvartz, Spinomenal CEO, stated: “We constantly strive to reach the perfect balance of amazing graphics, fun game flow and easy access for worldwide clients. “Since its …

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Editec chooses BtoBet to drive online growth in Africa

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Editec has chosen industry platform provider BtoBet as the technological partner to drive its collection of online brands towards sustained growth across Africa. The London-headquartered Editec, which operates under the brands of Premier Bet, SBA, Guinee Games, and R&S Betting, already holds a strong presence in several regions across the continent, along with an established retail estate and network of …

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BtoBet and iSoftBet team up and target market expansions

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BtoBet, voted Rising Star in Sports Betting Innovation at the SBC Awards 2017, and iSoftBet are to join forces in a bid to expand into regulated markets. The new partnership is aimed at ‘offering a wide range of exciting games to the ever demanding i-gaming players,’ with the European, Latin American and African markets very much the target. Maja Janevska, …

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