1960Bet to become first African operator offering the £10,000,000 Colossus

1960Bet to become first African operator offering the £10,000,000 Colossus

COLOSSUS BETS, home of the world’s biggest football and sports jackpots, today announced that it has launched a partnership with one of the largest sports betting firms in Africa, 1960Bet which will see all its pools products including the flagship £10,000,000 Colossus distributed throughout Nigeria, from the beginning of the new football season in August.

1960Bet to become first African operator offering the £10,000,000 Colossus Bernard Marantelli, founder and CEO of Colossus Bets said: “This is another fantastic development for us, with partners now signed in four continents. 1960Bet is a top tier brand online and offline across Nigeria, which with a population of 185 million is by some way Africa’s most populous country. We look forward to working with them to bring something ground-breaking to their home market.”

Dotun Ajegbile, founder and CEO of 1960Bet said: “African punters love shooting for a big win from small spend accumulator bets. They are passionate about European football and with Partial Cash-In and global liquidity, this product is a great fit for our market. In time we look forward to being able to offer Colossus pools on African football competitions.”

About Colossus Bets

Colossus Bets is an award-winning sports betting operator and developer of multi-leg jackpot pool products. The company’s B2C offering was launched in August 2013 and since then Colossus Bets has signed 16 B2B agreements for the distribution of its pools to the end players of its operator partners.

Live B2B partners include Betfair, Betdaq and BoyleSports, with a several others scheduled to go live in 2015. Colossus Bets has pioneered Cash-In functionality and has been granted a series of software patents in relation to the functionality across all forms of betting and gaming.

For further information, please contact:

Bernard Marantelli (CEO and Founder)

[email protected] +44(0)20 3393 3662

For African-specific enquiries, please contact:

Gregg Mandy

[email protected] +27834581076

About 1960Bet

1960Bet is duly licensed and is the trading name of Winners Bookmaker Nigeria Limited. Its head office is at 5 Campos Street, opp. Federal Fire Service, off Broad Street, Lagos, Nigeria.

1960Bet.com is one of Africa’s leading bookmakers and also one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the sports betting industry, providing gaming and betting services across over 5,000 betting shops in Nigeria alone. The firm is also establishing a presence in other African countries including Ghana, Benin Republic, Togo and Cameroun.

1960Bet.com is currently one of the fastest growing online betting services in Africa, having achieved a strong synergy with retail and online operations, improving the potential for increased revenues across its ever-filled retail shops, online and customers’ mobile experience.

For further information, please contact:

Dotun Ajegbile (CEO and Founder)

[email protected] +234(1)7087193903