Gaming Africa Coming to Operationalize iGaming on the ContinentPublished September 28, 2017 by Lee R
Excellent access between a wide array of government representatives gives foreign operators a golden opportunity.
Promoters Clarion are launching a dedicated event in Gaming Africa next month to meet demand of industry players for a quality business-to-business event dedicated to meeting the specific gaming needs of the African continent.
Clarion has advanced the publicity Gaming in Africa by publishing the agenda for the inaugural Johannesburg conference taking place from the 24th to the 25th of October on the conference’s dedicated website.
Fusing Public and Private Interests
Clarion is advancing the African iGaming mission as the shortest path towards effectively merging private and public interests to establish an initial set of best practice guidelines for Gaming in Africa as the goal of the inaugural event.
Prominent African movers and shakers in the iGaming regulation and private sectors set to speak include Edgar Agaba, CEO, Uganda Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board CEO Edgar Agaba, Nigerian National Lottery Commission Director Lanre Gbajabiamila, Tanzania National Gaming Board Director General James Mbalwe; and Rwanda Head of Services Industry Development Policy for Rwanda’s Ministry of Trade and Industry Jean Claude Mushmire.
Themes of economy, payment methods, social responsibility, anti-money laundering, investment public relations, regional round tables and two master classes from Totally Gaming Academy covering Casino Marketing and Sportsbook Management will be included in the learning modules.
The rich educational content is expected to raise the bar at Gaming Africa for empowering information at an iGaming event, and has increased hopes for comprehensive integration of iGaming into regional infrastructure and social needs.
African gaming expert Roy Bannister heralded the event as a way for the high percentage of incoming international visitors to “get in on the action in a jurisdiction that is pretty hot at the moment.”
The buzz in the area that Bannister refers to revolves around the myriad of deals being done in Africa almost daily, with local advances in sports betting, payment technologies and mobile growth fuelling much new excitement about African iGaming prospects.
With numerous African regulators overtly seeking to effectively regulate their jurisdictions through proper placement of gaming technology, this conference will be an excellent opportunity for private incoming operators to learn first-hand how to meet the needs the needs of the region through interfacing with the primary experts and authorities in the land.