EXPERTS HOT NEWS Africa’s sportsbook operators are innovating as lockdown intensify 3 years ago Adeleye Awakan Post Views: 840 Africa sportsbook operators are taken significant steps in recent months as lockdown spell across the region, despite the suspension of all sporting activities across the globe, punters attitude shift towards virtual betting during the first week of March. Still, majority of the sportsbook operators recorded sales and were surviving on virtual sports as it is often seen in Africa virtual betting practically stakes in shops in which retail is still the widely accepted form of gambling in the continent. At the same time, some sportsbook operators are innovating by offering eSports as another alternative means of sports to keep players engage during the lockdown in Africa. However, the lockdown of movement intensifies across the African region, due to the paradigm surrounding covid19 in the world, in Africa detected cases is over 10,000 people, in 52 African countries. Though the numbers of infected people are still low, compare to other regions. However, still, African leaders are not taking chances as most of the countries in the area are taking drastic measures after seeing the damage the virus caused developed countries across the globe. Probably it resulted in the virtual collapse of the health care system in most of these countries in the world. Perhaps sportsbook operators are innovating their services by going digital and integrating they platforms practically to virtual betting platform to a mobile compatible, to meet customers needs which brings that comfort and flexibility, as lockdown of movement has already been implemented virtually by the majority of the countries in the region. As significant numbers of sportsbook operators will still have their fair share of customers that still prefer staking on virtual and eSports betting during the lockdown. For example, Betking Nigeria rolled out the new product during this lockdown by offering its customers the opportunity to stake with its new mobile virtual betting platform. Another sportsbook operator that as innovated is Betway Kenya which is now offering punters the chance to stake on eSports games daily. Though, with operators taking immense approach towards innovating rather than sobering on what the pandemic as caused the overall business landscape though it’s a welcome development to Africa Igaming sector. About Post Author Adeleye Awakan Author E-play Africa, sports betting reviews, thoughtful leardership articles in Africa gambling industry, marketing gaming platforms in Africa with strong networking relationship with gaming operators in Africa, Expertise in PR, marketing communication, and consultant on gaming in Africa. See author's posts Adeleye AwakanAuthor E-play Africa, sports betting reviews, thoughtful leardership articles in Africa gambling industry, marketing gaming platforms in Africa with strong networking relationship with gaming operators in Africa, Expertise in PR, marketing communication, and consultant on gaming in Africa. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Betking, Betway, lockdown, sports betting Continue Reading Previous Is perennial exile Kenya killing Sportpesa?Next Is Africa the Next Big Gaming Market? More Stories EXPERTS KENYA Digital wallets as an enabler for financial services in Africa 2 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS NIGERIA Afreko Media Amplifies Its Betting Platform Portfolio With The Acquisition Of Gamblers.Africa 2 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS KENYA Unlocking the power of mobile trading: A financial revolution in Kenya 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Online gambling addiction is a pandemic in SA, sucking in children and adults 3 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA MultiChoice investors kiss R32 billion goodbye 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA Flutterwave wants to invest $50 million in Kenya 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS HOT NEWS KENYA GamStop and Responsible Gambling in Africa 6 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS KENYA National Treasury Drafts Strategy to Catch Tax Evaders 1 week ago Samuel CASINO EXPERTS Seven fun and interesting facts about slot machines 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS ZAMBIA Crypto-Powered Cross-Border Payments in Africa 2 weeks ago Szarlot EXPERTS NIGERIA Nigeria is losing out on Blockchain Regulations 2 weeks ago Samuel EXPERTS HOT NEWS NIGERIA Responsible Gambling in Nigeria: The Role of GamStop 2 weeks ago Szarlot Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.