SBWA is Serious Business in Africa and Should Not Be Missed Next Week

Lee R. - July 15, 2018

The time to harness the benefits in West Africa is upon us, and all iGaming players should be apprised.

Delegate enthusiasm is heating up as we enter the final fortnight before the 4th Annual Sports Betting West Africa Summit SBWA next week.

The Event

The event is set for the Lagos’ Eko Hotel and Suites in Nigeria from July 24-26, 2018.

The face time with 17 of the world’s leading iGaming and sports betting solution providers will be complemented by another 30 plus leading experts in Africa speaking to hundreds of iGaming industry peers. 

Day 1

The first day will be punctuated by the Nigerian Sports Betting Summit, co-sponsored by the Association of Nigerian Bookmakers ANB.

Day 1 Topics

ANB’s theme of reforming regulation in Nigeria will host topics including addressing Streamlining Sports Betting Regulation, The State of the Sports Betting Industry, and Taxation Issues in The Sports Betting Industry in Nigeria, and Risk Management and Responsible Gambling.

A special evening session is set to conclude the day’s activities from the event promoter: Eventus International Table Talk Nigeria will discuss Responsible Gambling in an informal setting across a lavish layout of fine food and wine, to be led by Law Allianz founder Yahaya Maikori.

Day 2

The second day will see senior executive presentations from leading iGaming companies including The National Lottery Regulatory Commission; BtoBet, Law Allianz; PwC Nigeria; Nairabet; BetKing; Bluesea Consulting; Betgenius; GlobalBet; and Syscomptech Ltd among others. 

Day 2 Topics

Topics will include regional issues such as Benefiting from Economic predictions for West Africa 2019 – 2020, Strategizing Success in the West African market; Creating synergy between online and retail operations; Whats next in West Africa? and several more, punctuated  by a special Roundtable Discussion amongst a diverse mix of operators, regulators, legal advisors and software providers.

Day 3

The focus of SBWA Day 3 is security. Topics will include What is your Role in Protecting your Information; a Western African Gaming Regulators Forum of Where do We Stand; Competing with the high rate of international operators in the West African Market; and How States Can Maximise the Benefits of State Gaming Boards in Nigeria.

The last day’s special sessions is a one-hour masterclass from Peace Itimi on the needs of West African Market, followed after lunch by the first ever West African Business Start-up Competition!


With registration and exhibition spaces almost gone but still available, the chance to sign up for SBWA and get a foothold in the emerging African sector should not be missed.

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