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Betsafe Sponsors Two Kenyan Football Teams for Three Seasons

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Not many people can say that they have looked towards Kenya for betting opportunities, although now could be the time for that to change. You see, two Kenyan football teams have had their sponsorship taken over by the Betsafe online sportsbook.

It was on Wednesday, June 17 that Betsafe made the announcement of its new sponsorship deals with Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards, both of which play in the Kenyan Premier League. Operating as an offshoot of the Betsson AB brand, Betsafe’s unison with the two football teams will run for three seasons, beginning with the 2020-21 campaign ahead.

As part of those deals, the Betsafe logo will appear on the kits of both teams, and together, they are worth a combined 95 million Kenyan shillings (£722,000) per season. The lion’s share of that will go to the reigning league champions – Gor Mahia. But how did such a deal come about? Well, it all took place under Betsafe’s recently launched Kenyan offshoot – Bet High Kenya.

The country’s local media spoke with Tom Bwana, who operates as the Public Relations and Partner Manager for Bet High. He said that Betsafe would be launching its own operations in Kenya soon, and that the top priority for Bet High is Kenyan football. There is a number of top betting sites in Kenya that are already active, as the industry is growing considerably there. So, while seeking one out isn’t such a problem, once Betsafe’s Kenyan offshoot becomes fully active, there will be another alternative for bettors to utilise.

Long-Term Financial Support” Celebrated

Both of the Kenyan football teams who have secured the sponsorship deal with Betsafe took it upon themselves to celebrate the fact that everything had become official. Chairman of Gor Mahia, Ambrose Rachier said that he was happy to see his club now has “long-term financial support from a strong and safe partner”, while the Chairman of AFC Leopards, Dan Shikanda spoke of the security that the unison brings to the team.

It was the local betting operator SportPesa that sponsored both football clubs prior to Betsafe taking over. However, the Kenyan-Bulgarian brand (which also sponsored English Premier League club Everton) closed down its business last year following a bust up with the government regarding back-tax claims. This saw all of its local sports sponsorships cancelled in August of 2019, which marked the second occasion such an event took place. The “uncertainty” of the regulatory climate was blamed for this move.

That move was what left both of the Kenyan football teams without any sort of financial life support. According to some sources, Gor Mahia hasn’t paid any of its football players for the past five months due to this, so the sponsorship deal with Betsafe will come as a welcome and almost life-saving moment for the club.

It’s a shame, as Kenya had one of the most prosperous betting markets in Africa up until the government redefined how betting licences were handed out and how its operators were taxed. SportPesa wasn’t the only brand to pull out of the market within Kenya once this occurred, as another big name in Betin closed its Kenyan operations, too.

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The 5th AskGamblers Awards Winners Are Here!

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After several months of anticipation, on a magical night on 16 June we finally revealed the names of winners in the 5th AskGamblers Awards.

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After more than three months of anticipation and wholehearted support from our players, we finally know the names of the winners of the 5th AskGamblers Awards! The race was tight throughout the process, but the names you helped us choose genuinely deserve to be the next laureates of one of iGaming’s most prestigious accolades.

Without further ado, here are the winners in the fifth edition of AskGamblers Awards:

  • Best Casino – SlotWolf Casino
  • Best New Casino – iWild Casino
  • Best New Slot – Bigger Bass Bonanza Slot
  • Best Software Provider – Relax Gaming
  • Players’ Choice Casino – Tsars Casino
  • Best Affiliate Partner – 888 Affiliates
  • Best Affiliate Manager – Elena Shokarovska – OMG Affiliates

We congratulate all our awarded partners and thank everyone who participated in this year’s AskGamblers Awards, including our players and partners.

The full list of winners in their respective categories can be found on the dedicated winners’ page.

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MiFinity launches the most competitive affiliate programme in the industry

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MiFinity launches the most competitive affiliate programme in the industry

 

MiFinity Affiliates affirms the company’s commitment to growth with the highest revenue commission in the industry, adding more value for merchants and affiliates, and complementing its growing portfolio of payment solutions.

MiFinity, the secure iGaming eWallet, has launched its affiliate programme with the highest revenue commission in the industry. Paying up to 35%, and with commission paid on all transfer to and FX fees, the MiFinity team has already attracted significant interest in pre-launch sign-ups from new affiliates. To celebrate its launch, MiFinity Affiliates will be offering an additional 10% commission on all rev-share fees for affiliates that sign up before the 15th July 2022!

“We’re very excited to launch MiFinity Affiliates,” said MiFinity CEO Paul Kavanagh. “In the last 18 months, we have experienced rapid growth in terms of customers, transactions, operators, services, and market penetration. So, it’s the perfect time to launch the affiliate programme and add another great service to our offering”.

“MiFinity Affiliates is integral to our ambitious growth plans for 2022 and beyond. Our success is intrinsically linked to the success of our merchants and affiliate partners, which is why we’ve designed an affiliate programme that offers the highest commission rates, paying lifetime commissions, to help them achieve more.”

MiFinity Affiliates supports the growth of MiFinity’s merchants and industry affiliates, helping companies increase conversions and generate additional revenue. With the potential to earn more with MiFinity than any other eWallet provider, MiFinity backs up its impressive commission rate with rock-solid affiliate tools and marketing support.

Kieron Nolan, MiFinity’s CFO, explains, “Our dedicated affiliate marketing team has years of experience helping companies drive conversions and revenue through bespoke campaigns and their expert support. As well as investing in talent, we have also invested significantly in our enterprise affiliate platform to help our affiliate partners manage their programmes, track conversions and access payments. We think it’s a fantastic opportunity for our affiliate partners to accelerate their growth, along with ours.”

MiFinity’s eWallet has already disrupted the payment space by going above and beyond to lower transaction costs for its users. As well as super low fees for standard transactions, MiFinity provides users in the EU and UK with a free virtual IBAN that allows transfers to the eWallet with no fees to pay.

Paul Kavanagh said, “Our users are global customers who can use their eWallet at any of our merchants’ online sites, currently over 300 live iGaming brands. However, they can also use it to send money to almost anywhere globally with instant eWallet to eWallet transfers and via money transfer.”

The MiFinity eWallet is available in 20 languages and 15 currencies and has the greatest geographic reach of any iGaming wallet, with a global network of payment partners and over 40 integrated payment methods for fast and secure transactions.

Paul Kavanagh attributes MiFinity’s focus on user experience and innovation in the payment space to the company’s record growth. He said, “I’m proud to say that as well as seeing significant growth in new customer acquisitions, we also have the highest customer retention rate in the industry. I believe that’s because we’ve focused on making transactions easy and secure, and building great relationships with our user community.”

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In the ever-changing world of online casinos, keeping the gaming suite up to date is essential. VegasSlots.net, a well-known gaming review website, is always improving its coverage of products and services to guarantee that its users have access to the best that the gaming sector has to offer. While it is most recognized for its online slot reviews, it also has other casino games, reviews, a blog, and industry news. The publisher will go into further detail about this in the upcoming release.

Players expect the site to provide them with high-quality material, including reliable and accurate evaluations of online casinos, bonuses, and games. It already has a strong foundation.

The websites will be compliant with gaming laws. This implies that gamers will get dependable, high-quality evaluations as well as advice on the best bonuses and gambling responsibly and safely.

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Apart from the significant changes to its website design and framework, VegasSlots.net is staying true to its name by adding hundreds of free-to-play slots. This website’s operations mainly revolved around online slot reviews. They have been publishing reviews for quite some time, and we have an ongoing obligation to provide a neutral and uncompromising critique.

They hold themselves to the greatest standards, and players have high expectations. With the revamp, VegasSlots.net is only going to get better.

All online casinos are rated by the specialists at this site based on crucial characteristics including security, licensure, game selection, bonuses, and more. Players may anticipate even more regionalized content in the future. This implies that, depending on their individual demands, each player will be given the best options. These great casino offers will be provided to them regardless of their location.

Slot enthusiasts will find a wealth of valuable information. However, it does not end there. There are hundreds of slots that have been thoroughly examined, and many of these titles are playable on VegasSlots.net.

“Any other slot-related website cannot equal the number of software suppliers listed by Vegasslotsoline.com. Our database has been updated with new slot releases for years, making us the go-to source for all types of slot games. Whether you are looking for the biggest bonuses, the most popular slots, or specialized table game alternatives, you’ll discover all you need in one spot with our update. If our visitors favor multifunctional gaming, we want to expand it so that they may discover the finest sites for it,” Adam Shaw, Chief Editor at VegasSlots.net commented.

Aside from slots, many casino reviews will be available. The reviewers will go through all the casino games, odds, and bonuses in detail. There are also various game instructions, as well as betting advice and suggestions that will be useful to players.

Standing Out Among a Plethora of Options

For many gamers, the most difficult aspect is making an informed selection regarding which online slot or casino games to play. Finding the best practical solution requires a lot of effort and patience. Finding the finest is much more difficult.

The experts at VegasSlots.net use a variety of evaluation algorithms to help users select the finest online casinos. While there are millions of online casinos, only a few can offer such high-quality, entertaining play. The site helps players find them without much of a hassle.

The first sign of a casino’s high-quality gameplay is its online slots. Only sites that provide a wide range of these high-quality slot games, from the classic to the most recent, receive accolades from review sites such as VegasSlots.net. The casino’s high-quality service is further highlighted by the various bonus features it offers.

Also, since it is a Vegas-inspired site, readers can expect quite a bit of coverage of Sin City. Players who are visiting Las Vegas for the first time and don’t know much about the city, where to stay, or which games to play can use the services of Vegaslots.net. On the internet, players can read reviews of the best hotels, resorts, and casinos, making it simpler to decide where to go and what to expect.

Expert authors will go into detail while explaining the rules of popular casino games. Players will thus be able to pick up all these games in minutes, even if they have never gambled before.

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