Tag Archives: Africa

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

Lennart Gillberg 2016 & Cheza Gaming

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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Kenyan Parliament to review tougher policies for gambling operators

Kenya’s parliament is reported to be reviewing a number of proposed regulatory amendments to its ‘Betting, Lotteries & Gaming Act’, which could see the introduction of tougher controls and severe fines for non-compliant gambling operators. Central to the proposed amendments will be the introduction of marketing/advertising restrictions on Kenyan sports betting operator services. The amendments have been presented by Orange …

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Betway Ghana leads fight against underage gambling

Betway Ghana (a syndicated Betway brand) has stepped up its efforts to prevent under-age gambling, requiring its customers to provide foolproof identification and further stringent checks when placing bets via its services. The operator stated that it wanted to improve Ghana industry practices with regards to monitoring customers and discouraging any form of underage gambling, a matter which has hit …

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Martin Wachter – Golden Race – My Super Show

Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter will be in Amsterdam this week for the iGaming Super Show, with plans to showcase the firm’s cutting edge virtual products How have you prepared for the event? Our tenth anniversary as a company has seen us travelling around the globe a lot recently showing off our latest virtual product Real Fighting. We’ve been in …

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Daniel Graetzer – Mediatech Solutions – Building effective international expansion…

Daniel Graetzer Executive Director of Mediatech Solutions speaks to SBC on the realities of creating industry platform services and provisions for effective international expansion.  Focusing on delivering a tailored product for each individual  market, Mediatech Solutions has won a number of new international  clients. Graetzer who heads up strategy for the platform provider details what core factors stakeholders must asses when delivering gambling services to new and developing markets.    __________________________________  SBC: …

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Lidoya chooses Sporty-Tech as technology provider

Lidoya, a horse race pool betting operator in Guinea-Conakry, have chosen Sporty-Tech as the technology provider to upgrade its betting solution. The agreement enables the Guinean community to bet on French horse races through various channels. The Sporty-Tech solution has been deployed on the Lidoya network consisting of 20 betting shops and 700 kiosks. There is an SMS/GPRS gateway which …

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Tennis caught in majority of suspicious betting patterns

During the final quarter of 2015, ESSA’s alert system identified 35 sporting events that were reported to the relevant regulatory body as being suspicious, with 24 (69%) of the cases from Tennis and 8 (23%) from Football events. The role of ESSA is to provide an early warning system with the specific aim of detecting and deterring the corruption of …

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SportPesa enters into partnership deal with Arsenal FC

Betting firm SportPesa have rolled out a 2022 Qatar World Cup project after entering into a three and half year partnership with English Premier League giants Arsenal FC. The deal that was signed at Emirates Stadium in London, will focus on grassroots football including player and coach development, with Arsenal providing coaches to conduct five-day training camps in Kenya twice a …

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