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Gambling Zambia
News 10-10-2019

How Zambia Controls its Gambling Industry

Zambian Government Keeps Watch On Growing Gambling Industry Zambia’s largest industries have traditionally been tourism and mining, but that may be about to change. The country is experiencing a huge surge in its gambling sector, with land-based casinos and bookmakers both reporting record profits. Like many other African countries, Zambia seems to be looking to […]

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Kenya 07-10-2019

Betin & SportPesa Halt Kenyan

Betin and SportPesa Quit Kenya After Betting Tax Increase Two of the biggest sportsbooks in Kenya, Betin and SportPesa, have stopped operating in the country. This is in response to the new 20% betting tax being levied by the Betting Control and Licensing Board. This payment will be on top of the levies already present […]

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Ghana 03-10-2019

Sports Betting Helping Ghana’s Communities

Sports Betting Offers Ghanaians New Focus J Derobie, born Derrick Obbobbie Junior, is one of the fastest-rising dancehall artists in Ghana and feels that sports betting opportunities are keeping youths off the streets and on the straight and narrow. This is in direct contrast to Serwaa Amihere, the broadcast journalist and newscaster for GHOne TV, […]

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Nigeria 30-09-2019

Nigerian Economy Benefits From Betting

Sports Betting Contributes to Nigerian Development Nigeria continues to become a better place because of sports betting, according to the National Lottery Regulatory Commission’s public affairs deputy director, Magnus Ekechukwu. He explained in a Nigerian News Agency interview that the form of gambling, as well as the lottery, were two of the greatest benefactors of […]

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Ghana 26-09-2019

Ghana’s Gambling Industry Learns From UK

The UK as a gambling Role model for Ghana Ghana is in a good position to leverage and capitalise on the massive gambling industry boom that has begun and is predicted to continue in Africa. In particular online gaming and betting, estimated to be worth $84 billion worldwide, has incredible potential for growth in the […]

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Kenya 23-09-2019

Sportpesa Back in Business in Kenya

SportPesa’s Kenyan Operations to Resume Kenya’s Betting Control and Licensing Board rejected SportPesa’s license, along with those of 26 other brands, in July this year. This happened mere weeks before it ordered various telecom companies to freeze the pay bill and shortcode numbers that allow customers to fund their online accounts. But the sports betting […]

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Live Betting 2019
Africa 20-09-2019

Live Betting On The Rise In Africa

Africans Making the Most of Live Betting One of the most significant developments in wagering over the last few years is in the arena of online sports betting. This is especially true in African countries that are passionate about Cricket, Rugby, and Soccer. With dozens of new bookmakers popping up, and competition between operators being […]

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News 16-09-2019

GPI Sells Remaining Shares to Sun Int

Sun International Buys GPI Sun Slots Stock On Friday 13 September Grand Parade Investments (GPI) announced that a deal had been reached with Sun International. The hotel and casino chain will buy GPI’s 30% stake in Sun Slots for R504 million. Both groups have hailed the sale as a positive step forward for their businesses. […]

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Africa 13-09-2019

Sports Betting On The Rise In Ethiopia

Ethiopia Enjoys Sports Betting Boom Betting on sports has been rapidly growing in popularity all across the African continent, driven largely by the increase in mobile device use and Internet availability, and the emergence of mobile money services. South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya have thus far led the way, with each of these countries boasting […]

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Kenya 09-09-2019

SportPesa Announces Kenyan Relaunch

SportPesa Resumes Activity in Kenya Online gambling giant SportPesa has just been granted permission to resume its operations in Kenya. This follows the recent news that Betway Kenya, another leader in the Kenyan online betting industry, was allowed to start working again. Kenya’s large desktop and mobile gambling community will no doubt be pleased to […]

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