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News 01-02-2020

Hollywoodbets has been named as LaLiga’s official Betting Partner

LaLiga, the professional Spanish football league, announced today its first partnership deal in South Africa with local sports betting company, Hollywoodbets. After signing a deal until the end of the 2019/20 season at an exclusive press conference this morning, the Durban-based organisation has become the official LaLiga Betting Partner in South Africa. A first-of-its-kind partnership […]

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Africa 11-11-2019

Sport Sponsorship Powering Brand Awareness

The final whistle has blown on one of the most important Rugby World Cup events to date, and South Africa deservedly claimed the Webb Ellis Cup for the third time. According to World Rugby, it was one of the most important World Cup events in terms of raising the sport’s profile internationally and attracting new […]

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Africa 31-10-2019

Rugby World Cup Betting Boom In SA

Rugby World Cup Betting Captures South Africa’s Attention  On the 2nd of November South Africa and England will go head to head at Japan’s International Stadium Yokohama, in what promises to be a nail-biting final for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. After outright favourite New Zealand lost their semi-final game to England, the atmosphere surrounding […]

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Africa 28-10-2019

Hollywoodbets Sponsor The Sharks

Hollywoodbets Sponsors The Sharks Rugby Team South African online sportsbook Hollywoodbets has just announced a 3-year deal with Rugby Union team The Sharks. The agreement will see the operator function as an associate sponsor of the popular team, and is expected to benefit both brands. A Commitment to Community Hollywoodbets is known for working to […]

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Africa 24-10-2019

Betway and EFC Now Official Partners

Betway Becomes Official EFC Betting Partner Worldwide sports betting brand Betway has announced its partnership with Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC). Under the new agreement the bookmaker will be the official betting partner to the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) broadcaster. The deal was announced in late September, just before EFC 82, which took place at Carnival […]

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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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News 30-08-2019

ICE Africa Heading To Johannesburg

Johannesburg Gears Up for ICE Africa Gaming Expo Game enthusiasts will be converging in Johannesburg in their thousands for the ICE Africa Conference and Exhibition in October. Set to take place on Wednesday and Thursday the 3rd and 4th, the entertainment congress will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre.  This spectacle provides gaming operators, […]

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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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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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