Africa News

The Stars Group

Online poker and casino deliver record Q1 revenue for The Stars Group

The Stars Group (TSG) said Friday that it expects first quarter revenue to be 27 per cent higher than Q1 2019 as strong growth in gaming revenue offsets a decline in sports betting.

Total revenue in Q1 2020 is expected to amount to US$735m compared to $580m a year ago, with [...]

4 mins read

COVID-19 crisis hits gaming investors hard

The first quarter of 2020 has not gone according to anyone's plan, to state the obvious. Markets and businesses across the globe have experienced unprecedented disruption and the chaos was hard felt by gaming operators and suppliers alike.

After seeing their combined share prices increase by 45 per cent in 2019, [...]

13 mins read

SBTech enters South African market with Bet.co.za

Sports betting technology provider SBTech has entered the South African market for the first time through a deal with leading online sports betting operator Bet.co.za.

Bet.co.za has migrated to SBTech’s sportsbook and iGaming platform, with the integration including new content from BetGames.TV, enabling South African players to bet on live lottery [...]

2 mins read

GI Games Round-up: Golden Rock Studios, Yggdrasil and more

This week has seen new games released by the likes of Golden Rock Studios, Green Jade Games, FunFair Technologies, Evoplay Entertainment, Pragmatic Play, Blueprint Gaming and Yggdrasil.

Golden Rock Studios’ Roulette x2

Golden Rock Studios has released its latest table game, Roulette x2, which awards players with double pay-outs for free.

The feature works [...]

12 mins read

Global Lottery Monitoring System brings in new head of legal

Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the monitoring system used by state lotteries to combat sports betting-related corruption, has appointed Cassandra Matilde Fernandes as its new legal and projects manager.

Fernandes, who begins her new role on 1 April and will be based in Lausanne, joins GLMS from the Council of Europe where she was [...]

2 mins read

Everton FC terminates Sportpesa sponsorship deal

English Premier League football club Everton has confirmed that it will terminate its lucrative shirt sponsorship deal with Kenyan betting operator Sportpesa at the end of the current season.

Currently in the middle of the five-year agreement signed in May 2017, the deal was the most lucrative in the Premier League club’s 140-year [...]

1 min read

US expansion takes Kambi to record revenue high in Q4 2019

Stockholm-listed sports betting technology provider Kambi has reported a 23 per cent increase in revenue to a record €26.7m for the final quarter of 2019.

The supplier said that the revenue increase was driven by its expansion in the US, with the Kambi Sportbook now active in seven states, including online launches in Indiana, Pennsylvania [...]

1 min read
Gaming Intelligence Awards

Gaming Intelligence Awards 2020

The winners of the 2020 Gaming Intelligence Awards have been revealed at the ICE expo in London, celebrating the diverse achievements of industry’s best operators and suppliers.  

The competition was intense this year with more entries than ever before in the most hotly contested categories.

A special mention must go to [...]

2 mins read

Gaming Intelligence Poker Operator of the Year – PokerStars


It is difficult to dislodge PokerStars in this category. For all the innovation shown at Kindred Group as it goes it alone; the moves into new territories by Winamax; and the under-the-radar success of IDNPoker, PokerStars continues to dominate.

The poker vertical has endured slings and arrows, but PokerStars runs ahead of the [...]

1 min read
SG Vision

Gaming Intelligence Supplier Innovation Award – SG Vision

SG VISION by Scientific Games

Scientific Games wins the Supplier Innovation award because SG Vision is not just an innovative slot or an interesting new gamification technique, SG Vision is a breakthrough technology that can verify player age, support responsible gaming, enhance player loyalty programs and create personalised experiences for players – instantly.

Imagine that a [...]

2 mins read
Skywind Group

Gaming Intelligence One To Watch Supplier Award – Skywind Group


Skywind Group rocketed into regulated markets in 2019, with a momentum rarely seen even in this industry.

The progress made during the past year is phenomenal. Skywind secured six licences in the UK, Malta, Spain, Romania, Alderney and Gibraltar. In addition, it has certified its games and entered Italy, Denmark, Belgium, Sweden and Portugal.

During [...]

2 mins read
Stats Perform

Stats Perform named MLS and US Soccer global data partner

Sports technology and data provider Stats Perform has been named as the official global data supplier of Major League Soccer (MLS) and US Soccer.

The deal grants Stats Perform the rights to exclusively collect, analyze and distribute data across competitions including all MLS, US Open Cup and Men’s and Women’s national team matches.

“We’re delighted to [...]

3 mins read
Page 2 of 5
Pragmatic Play
Skywind Group