EXPERTS HOT NEWS WORLD NEWS COVID-19 – bookmakers should prepare for the worst 3 years ago Adeleye Awakan Post Views: 1,120 As global cases of the virus have passed 80,000, a new report Africa could be badly hit; in the coming weeks ahead while Africa was among the last continent to report cases of the virus. Therefore, the virus begins to spread throughout the continent; 33 countries have reported at least an example of the disease. According to UN health agency said so far, there have been 633 confirmed Covid-19 cases in 33 African countries leading to 17 deaths. Meanwhile, in the past 24 hours, the Gambia, Mauritius and Zambia have announced first cases. The coronavirus cases in Africa remained low compared to other continents, Egypt still tops the chart of countries with the most cases in Africa with 210 cases, and this is followed by South Africa with 116 and Algeria with 75 confirmed cases. In Nigeria, the number of confirmed cases has increased to twelve. Meanwhile, some African countries have band public gathering and restrictions of movement in the continent. In contrast, countries like Ghana, South Africa, and Nigeria could consider shutdown its economy in the coming weeks as there have band mosque, churches and schools. However, in the coming weeks, it could be extended to business. Perhaps, in the previous week despite the suspension of significant sporting leagues across European countries. Still, bookmakers in Africa reported gambling sales as shops owners were still in business in which punters has no other option to consolidate to virtual football betting, zoom soccer, dog race, among others. It’s could change and become worse that’s it could result in the lockdown of business, particularly the sports betting shop owners. As it is often seen in Africa land-based betting is still the most popular where you will often see quite a several young adults gather to stake bet all could change in a few weeks time operators prepare for the worst. 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: Africa, coronavirus, lockdown Continue Reading Previous Israel Companies and Entrepreneurs are Taking Over the iGaming IndustryNext Bookmakers in Africa-an uncertain wait or decide to swim online More Stories EXPERTS WORLD NEWS Online gambling & betting industry is projected to reach $145.6 billion by 2030 8 hours ago Szarlot BETTING WORLD NEWS LeoVegas Group launches new global partnership with Inter 8 hours ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS SENEGAL Why African fintechs will continue to trend 1 day ago Samuel ONLINE WORLD NEWS BtoBet showcases full retail solution at ICE London 1 day ago Iwo Bulski BETTING WORLD NEWS Bookmaker 1xBet denies problems with license and connection with Russia 4 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA Gamblers Rejoice As Court Scraps Nairobi Law 4 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA Court quashes betting tax, limit on gambling in 5-star hotels 5 days ago Szarlot ONLINE WORLD NEWS TVBET enhances its iGaming footprint through St8 partnership 5 days ago Iwo Bulski CASINO WORLD NEWS Black Edition is back for Novomatic 6 days ago Iwo Bulski ONLINE WORLD NEWS Playtech to deliver €400m EBITDA for 2022 1 week ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Only 2 Months at The BiG Africa Summit 2023! 1 week ago Iwo Bulski ONLINE WORLD NEWS Technamin appoints Hmayak Manukyan 1 week ago Samuel 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.