Connect with us
MARE BALTICUM Gaming & TECH Summit 2024

Africa

Kiron Interactive and Betika’s Kiron.Lite partnership sees rapid Kenyan growth

Published

on

kiron-interactive-and-betika’s-kiron.lite-partnership-sees-rapid-kenyan-growth
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

Kiron Interactive, a leading provider of virtual sports and numbers games, has reported immediate success following the launch of its innovative data-lite platform, Kiron.Lite with the online gaming giant Betika in Kenya.

Kiron.Lite, an efficient, low-bandwidth solution, is specifically developed and tailored to meet the requirements of African markets. Following the Q1 launch, Betika’s turnover on virtual products considerably increased in the first four weeks.

By minimising mobile data usage for players, the platform presents games in a format that removes bandwidth-intensive visuals while still replicating the excitement of in-play betting. Integrated into Kiron’s Omnichannel RGS, BetMan, the intuitive system also seamlessly connects with the customer Wallet API.

Advertisement

Betika’s customers now have access to Kiron’s hugely popular Virtual Sports games, offering familiar features for a complete betting experience, enabling 24/7 placement of multiple bets across a wide variety of sports fixtures using the same betting markets as real events.

The thrill of in-play betting every two minutes, enabled by a staggered schedule of events, provides essential replication of the excitement of sports betting, ensuring regular betting opportunities in a fully customisable package. From content and colour theme to odds and frequency of events, all are operator-selectable to meet the preferences of local audiences in any market.

The reported strong performance since the launch with Betika reflects the efficiency and flexibility Kiron.Lite delivers to the end-user experience.

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Betika is an established sports betting and gaming brand with operations across multiple African countries. This new partnership expands access to the operator’s Kenyan player base, empowering them to enjoy sports betting entertainment in the most accessible format on their mobile devices. The Kiron.Lite collaboration marks a significant milestone in delivering innovative betting solutions to the Kenyan market.

Steven Spartinos, Kiron Co-CEO, said: “We’re proud to have developed a delivery system that is specifically designed to counter the challenges faced by operations in some areas of Africa. We’re also delighted to be working alongside Betika, which now enjoys a significant advantage in a competitive marketplace in ensuring its players can get their hands on the right content without having to worry about data consumption.

Advertisement

“Kiron.Lite offers today’s betting opportunities that customers expect but in a much more user-friendly format. We’re confident Betika is now enjoying a far more streamlined product offering as a consequence.”

Peter Stagles, Head of Gaming at Betika, said: “This partnership represents great value to us, providing our customers with the Kiron products that they love in the most efficient manner possible.

“We pride ourselves on rewarding our gaming enthusiasts in Kenya and beyond and Kiron.Lite allows us to do that flexibly and capably. We’re excited to see its impact on our players’ betting experience with us.”

Africa

BMM Testlabs Continues Its Expansion in Africa with New Licenses in Botswana and Nigeria to Test Land-Based and Digital Products

Published

on

bmm-testlabs-continues-its-expansion-in-africa-with-new-licenses-in-botswana-and-nigeria-to-test-land-based-and-digital-products

 

BMM Testlabs (BMM; or the Company), the world’s original gaming test lab renowned for exceptional product compliance and certification services, today announced that it has been approved to provide compliance testing, inspections, and certification services for the African countries of Botswana and Nigeria.

The Botswana Gambling Authority and the National Lottery Regulatory Commission in Nigeria, the official gaming regulatory bodies in those states, granted BMM licenses for the land-based and digital gaming markets in the two African countries.

BMM, which opened its office in South Africa in October 2004, is now able to provide comprehensive compliance testing and inspection services for most regulated markets across Africa.

BMM`s Senior Vice President, Africa, Zeena Rossouw said, We are honored that the gaming authorities in Botswana and Nigeria have demonstrated their trust in BMM to license us for product testing and certification. As regulation gains momentum across the continent, the African gaming market offers even more promise for BMM. With a focus on safeguarding the African gaming industry and all its stakeholders, BMM looks forward to working with suppliers and operators to accelerate the deployment of new technologies and products.

Advertisement

 

Continue Reading

Africa

KingMakers’ Nigerian operating business, BetKing, selects Genius Sports to power growth with in-play trading services

Published

on

kingmakers’-nigerian-operating-business,-betking,-selects-genius-sports-to-power-growth-with-in-play-trading-services
Reading Time: < 1 minute

 

New partnership sees KingMakers’ BetKing business benefit from Genius Sports’ leading portfolio of in-play content in Nigeria, including football, tennis and basketball

Genius Sports Limited has today announced a new agreement to supply KingMakers, one of the fastest-growing group of betting operators in Africa, with a range of in-play trading services.

The deal sees BetKing power its live betting product with ultra-fast venue content for the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, English Football League, FIBA basketball and every other major European and South American football league.

Advertisement

Genius Sports will also provide BetKing with its market-leading trading services which include modelled odds feeds for major football competitions.

With in-play sports betting growing rapidly across Africa, fast and accurate odds are vital to maximising revenues by increasing the availability of betting markets.

Tim Smeets, Trading Director at Kingmakers said “We’re thrilled to announce our new partnership with Genius Sports. Their trusted trading solutions, including low-latency in-play content on crucial football leagues like the Premier League, will enable us to offer market-leading betting experiences for BetKing users in Nigeria.”

Will Westcott, Head of Business Development at Genius Sports said “Every year, we continue to invest in delivering the highest-quality trading services for the African market. With the value of in-play betting growing across Africa, we’re excited to help BetKing execute its online sports betting vision in Nigeria, by providing it with the fastest, most reliable live content on the market for major sports.”

The post KingMakers’ Nigerian operating business, BetKing, selects Genius Sports to power growth with in-play trading services appeared first on European Gaming Industry News.

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Africa

‘Supa’ Celebration as Hacksaw Gaming Takes First Steps into South African Market with Supabets

Published

on

‘supa’-celebration-as-hacksaw-gaming-takes-first-steps-into-south-african-market-with-supabets
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

After nearly a year in making, both Hacksaw Gaming and Supabets are reaping the rewards of their partnership this week! As of the 30th March 2024, Supabets’ players now have access to a  plethora of Hacksaw games at their fingertips, and their platform currently stands as the only place players can access our games in South Africa.

The South African market has been on our radar for a while now, but like all good things, this partnership took time, refinery and hard work from both parties. A relatively new market to our expanding industry, but with the potential to be one of the most lucrative we’ve seen in a while. Needless to say, we are thrilled to now be a part of it!

Household Hacksaw names such as Chaos Crew, Wanted Dead or a Wild and The Bowery Boys are now available for Supabet users, and we’re ‘supa’ excited for South African players to immerse themselves in the true Hacksaw experience for the first time ever. But we’re not stopping there. As a homage to this new partnership, we’re planning on increasing our portfolio to over 30 of our games by August, and there are even whispers of game exclusives for South Africa in the future.

Advertisement

Supabets, founded for the people, have been at the forefront of promoting innovative and dynamic experiences for their customers since 2008. Head of Product at Supabet, Bavu Mpama, couldn’t contain his excitement on this recent launch – “What a ride it’s been trying to make this all possible, with the help of the Hacksaw team we are now able to launch one of the best providers in the market at Supabets. It’s been incredible to see the growth of the iGaming industry in South Africa. It’s a huge moment for Supabets, our customers and the iGaming industry in South Africa. We cannot wait!”

“It’s a thrilling expansion into a new region for Hacksaw Gaming, one that I’m confident will see mutual growth of both Hacksaw and Supabets.” Marcus Cordes, CEO of Hacksaw Gaming stated that “as always, our focus remains on delivering the Hacksaw quality we’re known for. Supplying unique and innovative content  that is not only visually stunning, but provides players with inventive mechanics that they know and love us for.”

Looking towards that stunning South African horizon, we’re certain that this is just the beginning of what we can provide to this new region of Hacksaw Gaming enthusiasts.

The post ‘Supa’ Celebration as Hacksaw Gaming Takes First Steps into South African Market with Supabets appeared first on European Gaming Industry News.

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Trending

Get it on Google Play

Fresh slot games releases by the top brands of the industry. We provide you with the latest news straight from the entertainment industries.

The platform also hosts industry-relevant webinars, and provides detailed reports, making it a one-stop resource for anyone seeking information about operators, suppliers, regulators, and professional services in the European gaming market. The portal's primary goal is to keep its extensive reader base updated on the latest happenings, trends, and developments within the gaming and gambling sector, with an emphasis on the European market while also covering pertinent global news. It's an indispensable resource for gaming professionals, operators, and enthusiasts alike.

Contact us: [email protected]

Editorial / PR Submissions: [email protected]

Copyright © 2015 - 2024 - Recent Slot Releases is part of HIPTHER Agency. Registered in Romania under Proshirt SRL, Company number: 2134306, EU VAT ID: RO21343605. Office address: Blvd. 1 Decembrie 1918 nr.5, Targu Mures, Romania