Tag Archives: South Africa

6 of the Best – BetterBetting’s Adriaan Brink

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Adriaan Brink is the Founder and CEO at BetterBetting, a blockchain-based decentralised sports betting system. Brink has become the latest industry leader to provide 6 of the Best answers for the readers on SBC News. Keep reading to find out more about his love of sailing, the place which merited a four-part entry to his personal blog, and the “raw” but different …

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Arena Racing Company to see prize money soar past £35m mark

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has announced that prize money across its 15 strong racecourse portfolio is to exceed £35m this year. Stating a “central role” that has been played in “helping ensure there are record levels of prize money in British Racing,” ARC also stresses that it has significantly increased its investment in prize money through its executive contribution, …

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At The Races – Innovative ways of utilising data in racing

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As the consumption of sports betting in the UK continues to develop, racing has retained its status as a stalwart amongst the nation’s most cherished betting events. Nonetheless, in 2018 the importance of the continued evolution of racing can’t be understated, SBC spoke to the Commercial Manager at broadcaster At The Races, Joe Andrews about why the future remains positive for racing …

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Kambi continues regulated market strategy with Sun International deal

Kambi Group has signed a ‘multi-channel agreement,’ to provide its sportsbook and technology services to gaming and hospitality group Sun International. The South Africa facing online sportsbook currently operate SunBet.co.za, and will migrate to the Kambi end-to-end sports betting solution, supported by a Bede Gaming backend platform, before launching into additional markets. Kristian Nylén, CEO of Kambi, said: “We are …

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South Africa calls for BetConstruct as company secures National Gambling Board supplier licence

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Industry games supplier BetConstruct continues to expand its African market footprint, by confirming that it has secured a South Africa National Gambling Board, ‘Manufacturer Licence’. The licence approval sees BetConstruct granted the right to service sports betting solutions for regulated South African market stakeholders. “We have achieved another strategic victory by being granted a Manufacturer Licence in South Africa. This …

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Gold Standard…EveryMatrix certifies Vegas Kings agency

Industry platform and software supplier EveryMatrix has announced that it has awarded South African creative agency Vegas Kings with its ‘Gold Certified Partner’ approval. The announcement follows Vegas Kings digital work and delivery for two EveryMatrix clients. Established in 1998, Vegas Kings has focused its creative and development operations for the online betting and igaming industries. The Certified Partners Program …

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SportPesa expands into South Africa with Cape Town City FC sponsorship

Kenyan sports betting group SportPesa has announced its entry into the South African gambling market by agreeing a four-year ‘Official Title Sponsorship’ deal with Cape Town City FC. The bookmaker secures its four season shirt sponsorship deal, ahead of the start of a new South Africa Premier Soccer League (PSL) season beginning this 18 August. Updating the media, SportPesa management …

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Scientific Games wins 12th contract with Sun International

Scientific Games has earned its 12th contract with South African casino and entertainment group Sun International to supply games, systems and table products to the new Sun Time Square casino in Pretoria. The Sun Time Square casino will maximise its operating efficiencies by incorporating Scientific Games’ SDS®, CMP, Power Promotions with Downloadable Credits and Smartcard Cashless functionality to power its casino …

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BetConstruct announces new agreement with Hollywoodbets

BetConstruct has announced a new partnership agreement with the Isle of Man-based Hollywoodbets, to focus its reach on the burgeoning African market. Hollywoodbets International will take advantage of BetConstruct’s Sportsbook which now features over 30,000 live matches every month, with 40,000+ pre-match events and 50 sports types. BetConstruct, a provider of online and land-based betting and gaming solutions, will also …

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Cricket Australia bans two women players for betting activity

Cricket Australia has announced that two players from the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), Hayley Jensen and Corinne Hall, have been banned for six months for betting on matches. Both players have voluntarily accepted bans of two years, of which 18 months are suspended. Jensen, a 23-year-old New Zealand international who has represented Victoria and Melbourne in the 2015/16 Australian …

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