A conference that took place between 27-29 October 2020, looked into the future of gambling in Africa, which of course included the development of gambling in South Africa.
Free digital content has been released over the past few months to enable developers and other interested parties to explore gaming strategies. This is set out to enable current and new parties to explore the potential of gambling in Africa.
The online platform provides resources to assist with risk-free methods to navigate regulatory blockades in Africa. The event also offers a networking landscape that allows users to engage with companies such as Sun International,BetKing, Editec, Goldrush Gaming Group, Peermont Global, ITHUBA Holdings, La Marocaine Des Jeux et des Sports, Hollywoodbets just to name a few.
The first day of the conference saw speakers engaging with the gaming community to speak about what the future for gambling in Africa holds. Lee Zama, Fedhasa’sChief Executive Officer spoke about "What to expect from the new normal". Nkoatse Mashamaite, the gambling law and policy director, also spoke about “The Future of Gambling in South Africa”. There are many more speakers that shared their experiences and advice to users at no extra cost.
Not only did South Africa benefit from the online resources, but other parts of Africa also had access. With the content in English and French, the event catered to the French-speaking regions of Africa as well.
Further to this, the Match! Buyer Program is an artificial intelligence that allowed users to network with other participants, which also brought the users qualified meetings as well as increasing Return on Investment.
In other news, Totally Gaming Academy, the gaming division of Clarion, ran some training sessions to help users learn about how the landscape has changed recently. In addition to this, they also focused on how it compares to the traditionally successful strategies that used to be in place.
In order to access the free content in 2021, the ICE website has made it easy to request exactly what users need to know, by filling out a form to specify what interests need to be explored.
In 2019, the Women In Gaming campaign launched in Africa and was well received. The platform that was launched continued to highlight the exceptional contribution that women have made in the gaming sector. It also highlighted that African women play a significant part in uplifting and improving the gaming sector.