Africa Makes Power Moves In Sports Betting This Week

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Africa’s most anticipated sports betting summit is off to a great start as Christina Thakor-Rankin, a stalwart of digital gaming operations in her own right and Principal Consultant at 1710 Gaming LTD in the UK, opens the event by welcoming delegates and guests to what is set to be a feast of the senses for start-ups, investors , regulators, law enforcement, established blue-chip operators and all industry groups.

Africa Makes Power Moves In Sports Betting This WeekEvent organisers have conjured a winning formula by combining a fantastic mix of Sub-Saharan and West African delegation. Lanre Gbajabiamila, Martin Kollie Charles Wambia and Akin Alabi are just some of the power houses who will converge on the Kempinski Hotel in Accra this week to give their insights on the ever booming sports betting and gaming industry in Africa.

Discussion topics covered for the day include Gambling Taxes; Insights To The Growing African Market; and The Responsibility Of Bookmakers.

The auditorium situated in the opulent Kempinski Hotel in cosmopolitan Accra, is filled with the energy of networking and shop talk from visitors involved in all sectors of the gambling and sports betting fraternity.

We anticipate an informative and ground-breaking week ahead at SBWA!

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