Kenya 23-08-2019

22bet is now a licensed Kenyan operator

22bet brings joy with M-Pesa and Airtel to Kenyans What a great start to the weekend, 22Bet announced today that they have successfully obtained a license to operate in the Kenyan market. What does this mean to you as a player? Well to begin with you can now make use of two newly added payment […]

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News 22-08-2019

SA Pushes To Legalise All Gambling

Campaign to Legalise All Types Of Gambling in SA Gambling in South Africa remains a controversial topic. But a Member of the Executive Council of Economic Development for the Eastern Cape, Mlungisi Mvoko, believes that all types of gambling should be legalised. Mvoko has been very vocal about his views, saying that making gambling legal […]

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Africa 19-08-2019

Safaricom’s Data Breach Gets Bigger

Far-Reaching Effects of Safaricom Data Breach The massive data breach that the African telecommunications company Safaricom recently experienced saw almost 12 million gamblers’ personal information being compromised. Apparently the person who orchestrated the theft is someone inside the organisation, and they are reported to have subsequently tried to extort around $3 million from the company […]

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News 15-08-2019

Sportingtech Finalises BetOn Ugandan Deal

Sportingtech Takes BetOn Into Uganda iGaming platform provider Sportingtech has once again grown its market share in Africa after it closed a deal with MENA Sports Consulting Uganda Limited. In 2018 the brand closed a Nigerian deal and now they look set to take on Uganda. MENA trades as BetOn in Uganda, and the brand […]

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News 12-08-2019

Singular Creates Nigerian Market App

Singular Designs Native App for Nigeria The unique characteristics of the Nigerian online gaming market need to be addressed by operators wanting to take advantage, and more suppliers need to follow the example of established brands like Bet9ja. Sports betting is a very popular activity here, but land-based venues still dominate thanks to market constraints […]

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News 08-08-2019

NGB Pushes for SA Gambling Restrictions

NGB Goes Up Against Online Casinos & Cryptocurrency In South Africa, online casinos are still causing the National Gambling Board headaches, and emerging crypto-currencies are just adding fuel to the fire says Caroline Kongwa. Kongwa is the NGB Accounting Authority, and she made this statement over the course of a two-day conference in Pretoria, Gauteng, […]

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News 05-08-2019

SA Online Betting Debate Continues

Debate Rages Over Regulating SA Online Betting The South African gambling industry generated gross earnings of almost R30 billion in 2018, according to auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). This figure encompasses Bingo, Horse Racing and other sports betting, but the bulk of the revenue comes from casinos. According to the PwC report, the numbers are likely […]

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News 04-08-2019

Westernbet & Digitain Ink Deal

Digitain Integrates With Westernbet Leading international casino and multi-channel sports betting platform Digitain has signed a partnership deal with Westernbet, one of the biggest operators in Nigeria. This continues the award-winning full turnkey solution provider’s rapid expansion through Africa, as well as further reflecting how fast the online betting market in Nigeria is growing. A […]

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Kenya 29-07-2019

SportPesa Expands With Everton Sponsorship

SportPesa Continues British Expansion Nairobi-based sports betting giant SportPesa is continuing with its efforts to expand into the British market. A big part of this drive is the sponsorship of various United Kingdom sports teams, which the company started doing in 2016. To date, the online bookmaker has seen its name splashed across various Premier […]

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Kenya 27-07-2019

KRA Clears 10 Betting Firms for Operation

KRA Clears 10 Betting Operators On Monday 22 July 2019 the Kenya Revenue Authority, or KRA cleared 10 previously suspended betting companies, allowing them to resume their operations. Lucky 2u, Eazibet, Kick Off, Eastleighbet, Palms Bet, Betway, Betboss, OdiBets, Mozzartbet, and Ken Bookmakers were the businesses that were cleared. The news comes as a great […]

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