The IGaming Reign in Africa Launches next Week at WrB Africa

Published April 3, 2016 by Lee R

The IGaming Reign in Africa Launches next Week at WrB Africa

A dynamic approach and agenda will put Africa's best foot forward and pleasantly surprise many.

Lets get Africa into the picture!

WrB Introduces Africa

World Regulatory Briefing Africa (WrB), Africa's first ever iGaming summit, is set to take place in Lagos, Nigeria on April 11-12. Organised by Clarion events, the team behind the wildly successful ICE Totally Gaming Conference, this new conference will be dedicated to revealing the opportunities in the newly thriving African gaming market and encouraging a regulatory framework that will produce a sustainable gaming industry there.


WrB Africa will offer superb networking opportunities, as well as featuring executive-led presentations and debate about a full range of topical issues on the continent from setting up a sportsbook in an African country to marketing and anti-money laundering legislation. Representatives of the major iGaming companies in East, West and Central Africa, as well as the continent’s major regulators, will all be assembled under one roof.


Those in attendance will include influential decision-makers representing global operators and suppliers, regulators from across the region among those seeking to benefit from the wealth of local knowledge and experience the panel of industry luminaries will be sharing about Africa's currently booming economy. Over 30 market-leading organisations on-hand to network, do business, and increase competitive advantage.

Keynote Speaker Addresses Corruption

To address Africa's well-known but sometimes overblown corruption issues, WrB Africa has announced that the Head of FIFA's Early Warning System Julie Norris, will discussing the benefits and of collaboration between sport, betting operators and regulating authorities to combat match-fixing.

Keynote Speaker: Successful Regulation

Lanre Gbajabiamila, the chief executive of the Lagos State Lottery Board (LSLB), will discuss the extraordinary regulatory achievements of his organisation. The LSLB has developed a robust licensing system through splitting its focus into the four areas of regulation, protection, promotion and generation in the development of the legal gambling sector.

Attracting Customers

Gbajabiamila believes that strong regulation has allowed operators to attract customers from across society, including wealthy individuals who may have previously been repelled by criminality within the sector.

With FIFA's Norris addressing corruption, and Gbajabiamila illustrating effective regulation, two of the biggest barriers in Africa are being resolved, making Africa more appealing than ever to iGaming executives who will gain a major foothold and competitive advantage by attending ArB.

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