Apr 20 / 2018
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Eventus International manifests gratitude to SBEA 2018 attendees

Eventus International Thanks Everyone for Attending SBEA 2018

All those who attended the 4th Annual Sports Betting East Africa Summit (SBEA) were treated to a world-renowned experience. More than 250 African and International Delegates were part of the discussions surrounding the latest regulations, business opportunities and technology in East Africa.

The Summit offered local East African companies the opportunity to showcase their innovations to the world of iGaming at the Sports Betting East Africa Summit Business Startup Competition. Chekiodds, Edadcoinbox and Kola Studios were all given 10 minutes to pitch their ideas to noteworthy businessmen in the iGaming sector such as Jeff Halloran (Sahara Games), Salvation Alibor (Syscomptech) and Nelson Mugisha Mulera (Airtel Uganda).

Daniel Okolany from Kola Studios took the prize home for numerous reasons. Firstly, he was looking for both investment and partnerships. Two: his concept of creating digitized local card games such as Matatu and Karata was a hit with both the audience and the judges. Three: he already has a massive mobile online player base across Uganda and Kenya. After discussing his victory after the summit, Daniel noted that many of the software providers who exhibited at the summit were interested in porting his games into their platforms and distributing them to operators in the region. 

Table Talk Kampala was another success of the event. On the evening of the 9th of April, twenty of the sectors, top operators, regulators were treated to an informal discussion about ethics in the gaming sector by Christina Thakor Rankin accompanied by a delicious three course meal and drinks.

In conclusion, Eventus International extends its sincere gratitude to the National Gaming Board of Uganda for their tremendous support of the summit and to everyone who attended the 4th Annual Sports Betting East Africa Summit.

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