The West Africa Sports Betting Summit Kicks-off Today

Published July 18, 2016 by Sol FH

The West Africa Sports Betting Summit Kicks-off Today

The second annual West Africa Sports Betting Summit begins today from Accra, Ghana, until the 20th.

One of the most most anticipated events in African Sports Betting, The West Africa Sports Betting Summit (SBWA), begins today from the beautiful Kempinski Hotel in Accra, Ghana. This three-day sportsbetting conference will cover many of the burning issues surrounding the growing African market and will feature top delegations from the iGaming industry over its course. Start-ups, investors, established operators, regulators and of course, online bookmakers will be in Ghana in full force.

Leading Keynote Speakers

The sportsbetting summit is in its second year, and following major success at last year's event, organizers are expecting an even bigger crowd. Famous names in the African industry like Lanre Gbajabiamila, Martin Kollie Charles Wambia and Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming Ltd., will be out to share their wisdom and insights for the African market. Talking points will include Gambling Taxes, the Responsibility of Bookmakers and the Growing African Market to name a few. The famed hotel is the perfect venue for networking amongst representatives from all sectors of the gambling and sports betting community.

Participants at this year's summit can expect dynamic conversation, as the keynote speakers are open to share their fields of expertise. Showcased throughout the event will be the latest in trends, innovation, technology and more valuable information about African Sports Betting and Gambling.

What's on the Agenda?

The days are packed with sessions and guests are urged to check out the website for the full itinerary. The conference includes a three-day schedule that ends around 17:00 each day. There are panel discussions with leaders from the National Lottery Authority, Golden Race, Safaribet, and GB Group. The commissioner of the Gaming Commission of Ghana, Emmanuel Siisi Quainoo talking about Comparative analysis of gambling legislation in Africa and a whole lot more.

There will also be a number of social events prior to ending each day. Guests will love the cosmopolitan setting that Accra offers, especially with the beautiful weather to be expected there over the next three days.

It will definitely be an informative week for the African Sports Betting industry and those that wish to get involved therein. There is still time to register for the most anticipated sports gambling event of the year in Africa. 

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