BtoBet to attend Sports Betting East Africa 2017

31 March 2017
(PRESS RELEASE) -- During the third annual Sports Betting East Africa conference, a two-day symposium running from 10-11 April, regulators, authorities, operators and international experts in the gaming industry will gather to discuss strategies required to profit from the rapid growth of the country's market. The conference will be held in the Kampala Serena Hotel.
In the last 10 years, Uganda's gambling industry has enjoyed a sharp increase in verticals like casino gambling, national lotteries, sports betting and online betting.
The country's government is now strengthening regulations for the growing number of licensed gambling firms.
Mobile usage and the evolution of mobile devices is proving that change is underway, making the area one of the most attractive for the mobile business.
  • 44% of mobile users gamble using their device, a steep rise over the last few years.
  • 95% of internet connections were made via mobile devices.
BtoBet will attend the upcoming summit in Kampala and will be speaking in a panel on 11 April, discussing ways to improve gaming management with omni-channel technology.
BtoBet's Chief Production Officer, Vasilije Shkoro, said, "The promising signs concerning the growing potential of mobile gaming in Africa are a clear indication for land-based retailers that their next step is to move from shop to mobile and online. BtoBet's omni-channel platform and software technology enables African licensees to manage player data and gambling related business anywhere, no matter the channel."