FSB Technology Teams Up with Mkekabet

Leading online sports betting platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd has revealed that it has made its first move into Africa by launching a website and SMS betting service for Tanzania’s Mkekabet.

The London-based supplier has designed a custom-made site for the popular sports betting operator, which is available in English as well as Swahili.

The new platform has also been integrated into Oxygen8’s mobile payment gateway and will make use of Tigo and M-pesa mobile banking services.

Customers at Mkekabet will now have an opportunity to select from a vast number of markets on sports including tennis, football, cricket, basketball, volleyball, golf and handball.

FSB Technology are trading pre-match as well as in-play and are also planning to introduce a jackpot product based on correct football scores, which will be available in multiple jurisdictions.

Richard Thorp, Business Development Director at FSB Technology, commented on the launch by saying that he was delighted that the site was now live after meeting a series of challenging requirements including the need to accept wagers via SMS.

Thorp went on to say that they are pleased to have launched Mkekabet and are extremely confident that it will be very beneficial to its operator in Tanzania and beyond.

He also said that they were always confident that they could tailor their offering to a wide range of territories, but answering language, local payment provision and scalability questions has been very rewarding.

Mark Robertson, Managing Director at Mkekabet said that they are very impressed with FSB’s ability to customize their platform for their local payment and regulatory requirements. He added that their site is now the best looking and best performing ones around.

SeanieMac ties with Optima to use its online gambling and sports betting platform

In the highly competitive world of online gambling including sports betting, almost every operator seems to have been sharpening its tools to offer lucrative odds to the players so every aspiring bettor or casino player could come to them only. The Irish based SeanieMac is one such gambling operator who has now signed up with Optima to offer a new multi-channel gaming suite platform consisting both web and mobile based frontends to enable players enjoy their online gambling without restricting to specific devices only.

Actually, problem almost every online gambling operator is facing these days is having a fast, glitch free gaming engine where any player could safely and security initiate his online games and it has to have a secured payment gateway as well that is why most of the big casino operators are now taking services of professional solutions providers rather relying over their own technical team.

Talking about the latest partnership deal, SeanieMac chief executive Shane O’Driscoll said, “The significance of moving from a white-label led operation to licensing our own software is a massive leap forward in our business development and growth strategy. Having our own software licensed from an industry leader allows us to have full control over our own destiny. This now places us firmly in the ‘driver’s seat’ and further accelerates our plans of becoming a premier online bookmaker and industry leader. This sizeable investment in our business infrastructure underscores our commitment for future growth.”

Likewise, Jacob Curciel, chief executive and founder of Optima, also added some good words about their newest association with the gambling giant, he said, “We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with SeanieMac for the development of a dedicated full OPTIMA sports betting and e-gaming multichannel suite. Passion and know-how for the sports betting and gaming business is a must-have to be a market leader. SeanieMac’s team has demonstrated they score very high on these values.

“At Optima, through the delivery of a turn-key platform, we will ensure our partner has the technology and products to achieve their objective of leading the market while delivering the best and most enjoyable customer experience across all channels.”

FSB Technology partners with Mkekabet with a new online sports betting portal

English online sports betting market is supreme in the world and everyone knows about it and for this reason operators and betting solution providers are also best in the industry over here hence more and more operators offering their services in other parts of the world want to use UK’s best solution providers’ services every now and then. Tanzania’s based online gaming operator, who specializes in offering sport betting services to African players, Mkekabet is one such operator who has now signed up with platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd to use its award winning betting platform for its betting operations. Accordingly, London based solution provider has designed a bespoke site for it which is available in both English and Swahili to be used by the local as well international bettors. As far online payments are concerned, new platform will be using Oxygen8’s mobile payment gateway integrating both M-pesa and Tigo mobile banking services to make it easier for players to initiate online payments safely and securely.

Initially, there will be no jackpot but FSB has planned to introduce this feature in near future after looking at its acceptance in the local market. Anyways, knowingly, new platform will offer live and off line betting services across multiple sports including football, tennis, basketball, cricket, golf, volleyball, and handball and to make it one of the fastest growing sportsbooks, Mkekabet has planned to introduce mouthwatering sign up offers to attract new bettors.

Talking about it and how successful it is going to be, business development director at FSB Richard Thorp said, “We’re very pleased to have launched Mkekabet and are very confident it will be very beneficial to its operator in Tanzania and beyond. We were always confident that we could tailor our offering to wide range of territories, but answering language, local payment provision, and scalability questions has been very rewarding.”

Likewise, Mkekabet managing director, Mark Robertson, also added: “We’ve been very impressed with FSB’s ability to customise their platform for our local payment and regulatory requirements. Our site is now the best looking and best performing ones around and we have a distinct advantage over our competitors.”

Seaniemac Selects Omptima Sportsbetting and Gaming Platform

Seaniemac, a leading UK and Ireland facing online sports betting and e-gaming operator, announced in a statement on Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with OPTIMA, a Cadiz-based software development firm in terms of which it will set up its new multi-channel gaming suite platform.

The new agreement between the parties includes the provision of the Margin Maker 2 system as well as the set-up of a new web and mobile front-end products. Trading is scheduled to commence next month.

Shane O’Driscoll, Chief Executive Officer of SeanieMac, commented on the deal by saying that the significance of moving from a white-label led operation to licensing their own software is a massive leap forward in their business development and growth strategy. He added that this places them firmly in the “driver’s seat” and further accelerates their plans of becoming a premier online bookmaker and industry leader.

Garreth Core, Chief Operating Officer of SeanieMac, revealed that they are thrilled to announce their new partnership with one of the world’s leading sports betting and gaming platform software suppliers, OPTIMA. He went on to say that the agreement will see them having full flexibility over their business and enables them to offer their customers more value, more opportunities, a superb desktop and mobile user experience.

Jacob Curciel, Chief Executive Officer and founder of OPTIMA, added that they are extremely thrilled to have the chance to work with SeanieMac for the development of a dedicated full OPTIMA sports betting and e-gaming multichannel suite.

 

 

SportPesa pens down a shirt sponsorship deal with Hull City

Every year before start of the premier league season we have ever had several sponsorship deals being taking place with league clubs, and when it comes to explore the business opportunities, sportsbooks are always on the top hence they often sign up with soccer clubs to increase their revenue coming from soccer bets. African online sports betting operator SportPesa is one such operator who has now signed a shirt sponsorship deal with English Premier League football club Hull City for a three years period. According to the latest agreement, players of the Hull City will wear shirts bearing the SportPesa logo during 2016-17 to 2018-19 seasons and in between there is also a clause that requires English club to play friendlies with a select Kenyan side though details on this game are not yet revealed. Since any such friendly will bring SportPesa on the top of running sportsbooks in the region, this deal is going to be a fruitful association for the sports betting operator and as far its money input is concerned, reportedly, deal is worth a record £10 million (€11.9 million/$13.1 million) although nothing official has until been declared either from the club or betting operator.

Taking it a milestone deal to expand their brand into the world’s sports betting market especially after their partnership with the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) which happens to be the national governing body of soccer, Ronald Karauri, chief executive of SportPesa said, “This is a big milestone for SportPesa as it marks the scaling of a Kenyan brand into the global market. The SportPesa platform will now be available in the United Kingdom and later in the year present in several African countries. One year from now we will have presence in at least four continents.”

Likewise, Hull commercial director Simon King is also taking it a great opportunity to increase the fan following of their side into this region, he added, “The deal is by far the largest in our history and a sign of our ambition to grow our club and become a household name in our sport globally.”