WA.Technology, a leading provider of B2B iGaming solutions, is delighted to announce its strategic partnership with Supabets, a premier South African operator.
This collaboration is a significant step in WA.Technology’s expansion into the African market, with Supabets set to widen its comprehensive website offering across 22 markets in the continent, placing WA.Technology as one of Africa’s leading providers of iGaming solutions, technology, and content.
With a shared vision for innovation and excellence, WA.Technology and Supabets aim to bring the African iGaming landscape to a new level. Supabets, renowned for its engaging sports betting, live sports, online casino, and more, brings unequalled sports betting and gaming experiences to its users. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Sandton, Gauteng in South Africa, Supabets has become a leading name, offering more than 1300 betting markets.
WA.Technology’s ambitious expansion into Africa through the launch of WA.Africa, a localised omnichannel platform that integrates mobile, retail, and online provision, all supported by a specialist African market team, made this exciting new partnership possible. WA.Africa harnesses the continent’s vast growth potential by delivering exceptional, personalised speciality platforms explicitly tailored for Africa, benefitting from NE Group’s extensive experience and knowledge of local markets for a user and client-centric approach.
WA.Technology’s cutting-edge content, technology, and operational services will be the backbone of Supabets’ expansion as its WA.Africa platform, content, and operational services will power the brand’s sportsbook, casino, and lottery services via its online and retail operations throughout the additional 22 markets.
Tim Scoffham, CEO of WA.Technology, said, “Africa has been a pivotal part of our strategy for 2024. WA.Technology’s full spectrum of products, solutions, and services, combined with Supabets’ substantial, established footprint in South Africa, will set a new benchmark for the African iGaming sector. We are eager to support Supabets’s journey to becoming the African market’s leading operator and service provider. This is just the beginning for WA.Africa as we set a new standard in bespoke African iGaming. We look forward to working with Supabets on this exciting new venture.”
The Anastassopoulos Family, Founders of Supabets Gaming Group, said, “We are delighted to announce our partnership with WA.Technology, heralding a new era of pioneering iGaming solutions in Africa. Together, we’re primed to revolutionise gaming experiences across the continent. Our collaboration will introduce innovative gaming platforms, immersive user experiences, and enhanced accessibility for players and operators across Africa.”
This partnership signifies a major leap towards achieving a consumer-centric business that speaks honestly to its audience. Supabets’ mission is to shape the iGaming industry’s future and build a customer-centred company that continually redefines what ‘best experience’ means.
As WA.Technology and Supabets embark on this exciting venture, the future of iGaming in Africa looks brighter than ever. With WA.Technology’s commitment to excellence, this partnership will expand business operations and create unique experiences and new opportunities, shaping the future of African iGaming by delivering unrivalled iGaming journeys to users across the continent.
ESA Gaming amplifies African presence with Betika collaboration
Innovative games provider, ESA Gaming has unveiled its latest partnership with Betika, bolstering the presence of its EasySwipe™ portfolio across Africa.
The agreement will see ESA Gaming integrate its innovative EasySwipe™ game suite, tailored to meet the preferences of African players with a collection of ultra-lightweight, mobile-first titles.
The portfolio features high-performing titles such as Goal Mine and Pirate Mine, accompanied by the latest video slots like 12 Deadly Spins and Candy Drops, as well as the thrilling crash-style games, Rocket Racers and Big Fish Bonanza.
Established in 2016, Betika stands as a top-tier betting platform in Africa, offering its users a diverse selection of Sportsbook, Casino, and Virtual games across key markets such as Kenya, Ghana, and Tanzania.
Following its recent collaboration with Kiron Interactive, the supplier further solidifies its foothold in the continent with this latest announcement.
Thomas Smallwood, Head of Marketing at ESA Gaming, said: “We’re thrilled to partner with a leading operator like Betika, marking a significant stride in broadening our presence in Africa.
“With 18 titles currently available, and more on the horizon, our portfolio promises an unparalleled gaming experience that we believe local players will truly relish.”
Peter Stagles, Head of Gaming at Betika, added: “This partnership introduces a fresh wave of dynamic and non-traditional games to our platform.
“We’re excited to embark on this journey with ESA Gaming and further elevate the experience for our audience.”
Kiron Interactive Secures South African Growth with SuperSportBet Deal
Kiron Interactive, a leading provider of virtual sports and numbers games, is strengthening its presence in South Africa after partnering with SuperSportBet, a new operator in the market.
SuperSportBet’s customers can now access and enjoy a comprehensive selection of cutting-edge virtual sports titles with the current offerings including football, horse racing, motor racing and jump racing.
A prominent South Africa-based brand, SuperSport provides televised sports content across a number of countries on the continent. Its recently-launched sportsbook brings unparalleled authority and trust to the market with Kiron Interactive’s products set to enrich its content offering and entertain the region’s players.
SuperSportBet’s customers can now enjoy the experience of betting on live sports events 24/7 with Kiron Interactive’s award-winning portfolio of virtual sports and number games. Players can place multiple bets on a variety of virtual fixtures modelled after real sports contests with familiar betting markets and modes such as in-play wagering.
The packed event schedule is a key feature with new events every two minutes. This constant stream of virtual matchups captures the thrill and real-time excitement of sports betting, giving players regular opportunities to try their luck.
This partnership marks another exciting development for Kiron Interactive, strengthening its market position in its home territory with a widely trusted brand and securing further growth on the road ahead.
“We are thrilled to partner with SuperSportBet to bring our cutting-edge virtual sports to its new sportsbook offering in South Africa,” the Co-Chief Executive Officer for Kiron Interactive, Steven Spartinos, said. “As a household name in African sports broadcasting, SuperSport brings unrivalled authenticity that will give players full confidence in the realism of our games.
“This deal is a tremendous vote of trust in our products from such a leader in African sports media. We look forward to SuperSportBet’s customers enjoying the 24/7 excitement of our virtual events and continuing to strengthen Kiron Interactive’s leadership in our home market of South Africa into the future.”
“We are excited to enrich our sportsbook with Kiron Interactive’s hugely popular virtual sports games,” the Interim General Manager for SuperSportBet, Marco Coetzee, said. “Its content’s realism will allow our customers to enjoy betting on virtual fixtures modelled after real sports contests at any time. The array of matches available offers exactly what players are looking for to complement their enjoyment of traditional live betting.
“To align with the values of our leading brand, authenticity is key for our new betting product. Kiron Interactive’s cutting-edge virtual sports will wow our customers with their attention to detail and quality. This partnership fits perfectly with our goal of bringing an authoritative and trusted sports betting experience to markets across Africa.”
SoftGamings to Attend SiGMA Africa for the Second Time
SoftGamings is set to participate in the highly anticipated second edition of SiGMA Africa. Taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, this event marks a significant moment for an industry on the cusp of exponential growth driven by a rise in jurisdictions with legal casinos and sports betting across Africa.
SiGMA Africa focuses on frontier technologies in gaming, including mobile gaming, sports betting, blockchain, and other pivotal advancements. By bringing together the brightest minds in gaming for three days of intensive networking, panels, workshops, and awards, the event will undoubtedly usher in a new era of iGaming on the continent, and SoftGamings will be right there to share in the glory.
The company’s representatives will showcase a comprehensive suite of solutions at stand 40ST, which includes an impressive aggregation of over 10,000 games from more than 250 esteemed providers, cutting-edge sportsbook offerings, and a range of services designed to enhance operator agility, safety, and profitability.
SoftGamings Crypto Casino platform is a bright example of what African operators are after. It comes with integrated games, multi-currency systems, loyalty and bonus programs, and cross-platform compatibility, so the platform is perfectly optimised for mobile users that dominate African markets.
Anna Kiselova, Head of Partnerships at SoftGamings, expressed her enthusiasm about the upcoming event: “SiGMA Africa 2.0 is a perfect gathering spot for industry leaders and, as such, a great opportunity to put our innovative solutions tailored for the African market on display. With the continent at the forefront of mobile gaming and blockchain technology, we’re excited to demonstrate how our products can help operators thrive and establish a strong foothold early on.”
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