Tag Archives: Tanzania

6 of the Best – FunFair Tech’s Geoff Scaplehorn

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Geoff Scaplehorn, Lead Games Producer at FunFair Technologies. Keep reading to discover which sport breaks physical inactivity, a love of Britpop, disdain for ‘staycation’ and a top ten of movie loves. Best Holiday That would have to be when I went on safari. Landing in Kenya, we drove to Tanzania to visit the Serengeti crater, …

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SB Betting Software applies the Polish to TOTALbet sportsbook launch

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One of the newest sports betting licensees in Poland has become the first sportsbook in the country to offer “real cashout” through software provided by SB Betting Software. TOTALbet, part of the ZPR Media Group which owns several tv and radio channels, as well as a successful daily newspaper, is now vying for a share of the highly regulated Polish …

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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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50% Kenyan tax charge sees SportPesa seek business in Tanzania

Kenyan sports betting operator SportPesa will seek to expand its commercial footprint in East Africa by launching its services and operations in neighboring Tanzania. This week, SportPesa governance confirmed that the company had been granted an operational licence by the Gaming Board of Tanzania (GBT). Kenyan business news sources report that SportPesa governance has been reviewing its growth strategy following …

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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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FSB Technology enters Africa via deal with Mkekabet

Platform provider FSB Technology Ltd has made its first move into Africa with the launch of a website and SMS betting service for Tanzania’s Mkekabet. The London-based supplier has designed a bespoke site for the popular sports betting operator, which is available in both English and Swahili. The platform has also been integrated into Oxygen8’s mobile payment gateway making use …

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Editec – seeking the cosmopolitan heart of Africa

Understanding what is happening on the ground is any given market is often said to be one of the keys to success in the gambling world and nowhere is this more evident that on the continent of Africa. Across the sub-Sahara from the Francophone west to the English-speaking countries of East Africa and down to the Portuguese-speaking eastern coastal regions, …

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