Tag Archives: Africa

Suren Khachatryan – Digitain – World Cup expansion and beyond

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Multi-channel sports betting platform and technology provider Digitain has enjoyed a successful 2017, expanding into a number of new markets in addition to strengthening its sportsbook offering. With 2017 quickly drawing to a close however, Suren Khachatryan, CEO of the Armenian based firm, who are set to appear at both Betting on Football and Betting on Sports in 2018, has …

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Stratagem launches partnership with Offsidegaming

London based, Stratagem Technologies (www.stratagem.co) has announced its new partnership with sports betting and casino solutions provider Offsidegaming. As part of the partnership, both companies will work together to build powerful predictive models to further automate Offsidegaming’s sports betting offering. Stratagem’s proprietary AI solutions, which have been in research and development for four years, work alongside customers’ qualitative analysts, providing …

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1XBet enters partnership with Italy’s Serie A

1XBet has been named International Presenting Partner of Italy’s Lega Serie A for the current season, covering Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North Africa and the Americas. It is hoped that the pulling power of the popular European league can be leveraged, and will enable 1XBet to boost its brand courtesy of a direct link with its target audience. The …

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SpiffX expands African footprint with Supabets integration

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SpiffX will distribute hybrid games to one of the largest operators in South Africa, after reaching an agreement to integrate its products with Intelligent Gaming (Pty) Ltd. Intelligent Gaming, which operates Supabets, is a South African-based company with thousands of employees, several affiliates and millions of paying players across Africa. Having launched its new B2B games at this year’s Betting …

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Jacob Lopez – OPTIMA – A personal device in a retail environment

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Jacob Lopez, Founder & CEO at OPTIMA, spoke to SBC News about the company’s new influx of staff, year-on-year revenue increases and its new engagement tool for retail betting shops. SBC: We understand that OPTIMA has hired 50 new employees in the last six months; what specific departments have you targeted with these appointments? JL: Yes, but we are still …

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Golden Race sees gateway to African gaming market

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An event that has been described as the “gateway to Africa’s gaming market” was always likely to attract interest from expansion-seeking virtual betting provider Golden Race. CEO Martin Wachter made the trip to the Kampala Serena Hotel in Uganda for the Sports Betting East Africa Summit from 10-11 April, alongside salesman Christoff Sattler, and partner and client for Uganda Shamir …

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African Ambitions…Dafabet opens Nairobi hub office

Philippines and Isle of Man based bookmaker Dafabet has made its first play within the African betting market by opening a ‘hub office’ in Nairobi Kenya. The Asian-focused bookmaker views the Kenyan market as its best entry point for the African market, detailing that consumers are knowledgeable of products and that the betting sector is mature due to established competition. The …

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Susan O’Leary – Alderney – Defining a harmonious approach for new market entry

Susan O’Leary, Director of eCommerce for Alderney eGambling, on some of the pitfalls operators face when entering new markets and why a harmonious approach to regulation is the key to success    ___________________ New and emerging markets are providing operators and suppliers with an exciting and lucrative opportunity to put their brands and products in front of more players than …

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FSB announces second African collaboration with BetYetu

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FSB Tech has followed up the successful launch of Mkekabet in Tanzania last year by announcing a second African collaboration with Kenyan operator BetYetu, which is part of the Oxygen8 Group. BetYetu focuses primarily on football betting, but also offers facilities for a variety of other sports. The multi-channel offering will include a brand-new pool betting product as well as …

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Spiffx enters African market with Cheza Gaming

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Spiffx has entered the African market after signing a deal to launch its B2B white label product, Take5Live, on regional sports betting and gaming operator Cheza Gaming. As a first step for the partnership, Take5Live, a game based on Spiffx market activity that allows customers to place bets on there being a goal within the next five minutes, will be …

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