• Pragmatic Play expands East Africa footprint with Odibets

    By Anjali Sooknanan on November 15, 2021
    Pragmatic Play has continued to expand in the East African region as they have partnered with Kenyan brand Odibets. The deal will see Odibets players have access to Pragmatic Play’s Slot and Live Dealer portfolio. This will include iconic Pragmatic Play slots such as Wolf Gold, Sweet Bonanza, and Gates of Olympus, along with recent releases like Day of Dead, […]
  • SBC Digital Summit Africa announces big-name speaker roster

    By Casino International on September 25, 2020
    The SBC Digital Summit Africa virtual conference and exhibition will feature the strongest speaker line-up ever assembled for an African betting and gaming industry event, with 60 senior executives set to share their experiences of working in markets across the continent. The speaker roster for the event on 6 – 7 October is packed with people who have hands-on experience […]
  • Clarion announces ICE Africa Digital content roadmap

    By Casino International on September 11, 2020
    ICE Africa will soon make its digital debut, so organiser Clarion Gaming has set out a packed content roadmap leading up to the event. This will be delivered across multiple formats, helping raise interest and awareness of Africa’s leading gaming industry trade show – and the opportunities for gaming businesses across the continent. As the event industry switches to digital […]
  • Sun International vehemently rejects unsolicited offer

    By Casino International on June 26, 2020
    A Chilean investment company, Nueva Inversiones Pacifico Sur (IPS) wants to acquire a 50.1% controlling stake in Sun International With an offer of R22 per share, it believes that it has put a compelling price on the table It is also willing to offer the owner of Sun City a bridge loan to help it deal with short-term liquidity problems and […]
  • TCSJOHNHUXLEY Africa to produce high quality face masks

    By Casino International on May 5, 2020
    While the increase in demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) continues to rise, premier casino equipment supplier TCSJOHNHUXLEY AFRICA has transformed its gaming layout production facility to manufacture and supply high-quality face masks.   Christiaan Els, Managing Director of TCSJOHNHUXLEY Africa, comments, “Although casinos remain closed during the lockdown period, restricting us from carrying out most of our services, we […]
  • Sun International permanently closing two SA properties

    By Casino International on April 21, 2020
    Rising costs, a decline in revenue – and now COVID-19 has claimed two casinos in South Africa: Sun International has announced that Carousel Casino and Naledi Casino will now be permanently closed and will not reopen after the country comes out of lockdown. Naledi Casino, in Thaba Nchu in Free State, and Carousel Casino in the North West, have both […]
  • Billion Group’s Mayfair Casino opens in Mthatha – job boost for Eastern Cape

    By Casino International on February 1, 2019
    In a much-needed boost for the Border-Kei region and the Eastern Cape, South Africa’s newest world-class casino – Mayfair Casino – has opened its doors in Mthatha. Having broken ground late last year, Mayfair Casino has opened its doors to the public, creating hundreds of jobs and bolstering the economy of the Eastern Cape’s third-largest city while also bolstering its appeal to […]
  • Diversity is the key for African lotteries, says EMIRAT AG

    By Casino International on November 1, 2018
    “Lotteries will be one of the core building blocks of the African gaming industry” according to Andrea Bargholz COO of EMIRAT AG as major investment in both state and secondary lotteries continues to grow across the continent. With governments and regulators in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, and other territories keen to create robust and entertaining lotteries, EMIRAT AG […]
  • Merkur exceeded expectations at ICE Africa

    By Casino International on November 1, 2018
    At the conclusion of the recent ICE Africa Merkur Gaming declared that, across both the casino and LPM (AWP) gaming entertainment sectors, the event had been a definite success and had exceeded by some distance their own pre-show expectations. Gaming in Africa (almost the whole continent) is big business, and set to be even bigger in the future, hence the […]
  • ICE brand shows its appeal as industry gives huge support to Africa launch

    By Casino International on November 1, 2018
    The first edition of ICE Africa has been declared a milestone event by delegates, sponsors and organisers alike. 1,597 visitors from 79 countries, including 23 African nations, attended the historic two-day learning and senior level networking event, which was the first occasion the world renowned ICE brand has been exported outside of its UK home. With the outline figures exceeding first year […]