09:30       Registration and morning coffee


10:00       Masterclass 1

                Step-by-step legal guide to establishing successful partnership

                What elements of the developments cycle can be acquired externally?

                - What business models can be used to engage with another operator or suppliers?
                - What terms and conditions should you insist on being included in a contracts?
                - What level or due diligence needs to be conducted?
                Yahaya Maikori, Managing Partner, Law Allianz, Nigeria


12:00       Lunch


13:00       Exhibition floor walkabout

            

16:00       End of Summit

DAY ONE

18 July 2016, Accra

AFRICA'S PREMIER Sports Betting Events in the continent

LAico regency hotel, nairobi, kenya
​23-25 May 2016

SPORTS BETTING WeST AFRICA

18 - 20 July 2016

Kempinski Hotel, Accra, Ghana

SPORTS Betting west africa

08:30       Registration and morning coffee


09:00       One Hour Tour - Meet the Exhibitors


10:00       Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

                ​Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming Ltd., UK


10:10       Opening Address 
                Insight into the African market place and understand how you can enter it 

                Tunde Ali, Chairman, Ghana Gaming Board *

               

10:40       Panel Discussion – Regulators’ View
                Regulatory developments in Sub-Saharan Africa

                Moderator
                Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming Ltd., UK
                Panelists
                Emmanuel Siisi Quainoo, Commissioner, Gaming Commission of Ghana 

                Adolphus Ekpe, Director-General, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, 
                Nigeria

                Lanre Gbajabiamila, CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Nigeria           

                Charles Wambia, Director, Betting Control and Licensing Board, Kenya

                Martin Kollie, Director General, National Lottery Authority, Liberia


11:40       Coffee break


12:00       How do operators regard regulators – What works & what could be improved?
                Lanre Gbajabiamila, CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Nigeria


12:30       Panel Discussion – Operators’ View
                The future landscape of Sports Betting in Africa

                Moderator
                Yahaya Maikori, Managing Partner, Law Allianz, Nigeria
                Panelists
                Tony Hill, CEO, Premier Betting Ghana  
                Kwaku Ohemeng Adjei,
CEO, MyBet Ghana
                Akin Alabi,
CEO, NairaBet 

                Sheriff Olaniyan, Founder, Surebet          

                Sudeep Ramnani, CEO, SportyBet
                
 

13:30       Lunch 


14:30       Gambling revenue tax and the emerging tax issues within the region
                Edward Gyamerah, Deputy Commissioner - Policy and Programmes,
                Ghana Revenue Authority 


15:00       Panel Discussion
                The responsibility of bookmakers and responsible gambling
               
Moderator
                Peter Murray, 
Head of Gaming, GB Group
               
Panelists
                George Addo-Yobo,
Senior Counsel and Director - Special Assignment,

                National Lottery Authority, Ghana
                Hande Dinckal,
CEO, Safaribet

                Martin Wachter, CEO, Golden Race

                Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming Ltd., UK

                                

16:00       Closing remarks from the chair


16:30       Networking drinks reception

                Sponsored by:

SPORTS Betting east africa

08:30       Registration and morning coffee


09:00       One Hour Tour - Meet the Exhibitors


10:00       Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

               Olafadeke Akeju, Board Secretary/Legal Adviser, Lagos State

                Lotteries Board


10:10       Comparative analysis of gambling legislation in Africa      

                Emmanuel Siisi Quainoo, Commissioner, Gaming

                Commission of Ghana 


10:40       Panel Discussion
               Addressing the success factors leading to growth in

                Africa’s betting industry
               Moderator
               Yahaya Maikori, Managing Partner, Law Allianz, Nigeria
               Panelists
               Tony Hill, CEO, Premier Betting Ghana

                Kwaku Ohemeng Adjei, CEO, MyBet Ghana

                Akin Alabi, CEO, NairaBet

                Sudeep Ramnani, CEO, SportyBet
                

11:40       Coffee break


12:00       Pioneering regulatory and tax control software for gaming

                boards
                Filippo Ceci, 
CEO, iSolutions

                

12:30       Panel Discussion 
               The potential for harmonisation of gambling laws and

                regulation across Africa: A step forward
                
Moderator
                Olafadeke Akeju, 
Board Secretary/Legal Adviser, Lagos State

                Lotteries Board
               
Panelists
                George Addo-Yobo,
Senior Counsel and Director - Special

               Assignment, National Lottery Authority, Ghana

                Adolphus Ekpe, Director-General, Nigerian National Lottery

                Commission       

                Charles Wambia, Director, Betting Control and Licensing Board,

                Kenya
                Martin Kollie,
Director General, National Lottery Authority,

                Liberia
                                

13:30       Lunch


14:30       Sports betting evolution in Nigeria
                Adolphus Ekpe,
Director-General, Nigerian National Lottery

                Commission


15:00       Sports, betting and gaming across different jurisdictions

                and cultures
               Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming

                Ltd., UK 


15:30       Panel Discussion 
               Match fixing and illegal sports betting: Problems and

                solutions
               Moderator
               Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming

                Ltd., UK 
               Panelists
               Kwesi Nyantakyi, President, Ghana Football Association​

               Okey Obi, Chief Legal Officer, Nigeria Football Federation


16:30       Closing remarks from the chair


17:00       ​Exhibition floor walkabout  

DAY THREE

20 July 2016, Accra

Hande Dinckal, CEO, Safaribet

Tony Hill, CEO, Premier Betting Ghana

Kwaku Ohemeng Adjei, CEO, MyBet Ghana

Akin Alabi, CEO, NairaBet

Sheriff Olaniyan, Founder, Surebet

Sudeep Ramnani, CEO, SportyBet​

Filippo Ceci, CEO, iSolutions​

~ Martin Wachter, CEO, Golden Race

~ Kwesi Nyantakyi, President, Ghana Football Association

Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming
   Ltd., UK​

​~ Peter Murray, Head of Gaming, GB Group

Yahaya Maikori, Managing Partner, Law Allianz, Nigeria 

Okey Obi, Chief Legal Officer, Nigeria Football Federation

AGENDA

​​​​​~ Tunde Ali, Chairman, Gaming Commission of Ghana 

Emmanuel Siisi Quainoo, Commissioner, Gaming Commission of Ghana 

George Addo-Yobo, Senior Counsel and Director - Special Assignment,

   National Lottery Authority, Ghana

Edward Gyamerah, Deputy Commissioner - Policy and Programmes,

   Ghana Revenue Authority

Adolphus Ekpe, Director-General, Nigerian National Lottery Commission​

Lanre Gbajabiamila, CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board
James Mpiirwe, Board Secretary, National Lotteries Board, 
Uganda

Martin Kollie, Director General, National Lottery Authority, Liberia

~ Olafadeke Akeju, Board Sec/Legal Adviser, Lagos State Lotteries Board

SPORTS BETTING WeST AFRICA

18 - 20 July 2016

Kempinski Hotel, Accra, Ghana

08:30       Registration and morning coffee


09:00       One Hour Tour - Meet the Exhibitors


10:00       Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

               ​Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming

                Ltd., UK


10:10       Opening Address 
               Insight into the African market place and understand

                how you can enter it 

                Tunde Ali, Chairman, Ghana Gaming Board

               

10:40       Panel Discussion – Regulators’ View
                Regulatory developments in Sub-Saharan Africa

               Moderator
               Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming

                Ltd., UK
               Panelists
               Emmanuel Siisi Quainoo, Commissioner, Gaming

                Commission of Ghana 

                Adolphus Ekpe, Director-General, National Lottery

                Regulatory Commission, Nigeria

                Lanre Gbajabiamila, CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board,

                Nigeria           

                Charles Wambia, Director, Betting Control and Licensing

                Board, Kenya

               Martin Kollie, Director General, National Lottery Authority,

                Liberia


11:40       Coffee break


12:00       How do operators regard regulators – What works & what

                could be improved?
               Lanre Gbajabiamila, CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board,

                Nigeria


12:30       Panel Discussion – Operators’ View
               The future landscape of Sports Betting in Africa

               Moderator
               Yahaya Maikori, Managing Partner, Law Allianz, Nigeria
               Panelists
                Tony Hill, CEO, Premier Betting Ghana  
                Kwaku Ohemeng Adjei,
CEO, MyBet Ghana
                Akin Alabi,
CEO, NairaBet 

                Sheriff Olaniyan, Founder, Surebet          

                Sudeep Ramnani, CEO, SportyBet
                
 

13:30       Lunch 


14:30       Gambling revenue tax and the emerging tax issues within

                the region
               Edward Gyamerah, Deputy Commissioner - Policy and

               Programmes, Ghana Revenue Authority 


15:00       Panel Discussion
                The responsibility of bookmakers and responsible gam
bling

                Moderator
                Peter Murray, 
Head of Gaming, GB Group
               
Panelists
                George Addo-Yobo,
Senior Counsel and Director - Special

               Assignment, National Lottery Authority, Ghana

                Hande Dinckal, CEO, Safaribet

                Martin Wachter, CEO, Golden Race

                Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming

                Ltd., UK

                                

16:00       Closing remarks from the chair


16:30       Networking drinks reception

               

DAY ONE

18 July 2016, Accra

DAY TWO

19 July 2016, Accra

AGENDA

SPORTS BETTING WeST AFRICA

18 - 20 July 2016

Kempinski Hotel, Accra, Ghana

kempinski hotel, accra, ghana
18-20 july 2016

AFRICA'S PREMIER Sports Betting Events in the continent

DAY ONE

18 July 2016, Accra

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Sports bETTING Events

AGENDA

08:30       Registration and morning coffee


09:00       One Hour Tour - Meet the Exhibitors


10:00       Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

                ​Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming Ltd., UK


10:10       Opening Address 
                Insight into the African market place and understand how you can enter it 

                Tunde Ali, Chairman, Ghana Gaming Board *

               

10:40       Panel Discussion – Regulators’ View
                Regulatory developments in Sub-Saharan Africa

                Moderator
                Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming Ltd., UK
                Panelists
                Emmanuel Siisi Quainoo, Commissioner, Gaming Commission of Ghana 

                Adolphus Ekpe, Director-General, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, 
                Nigeria

                Lanre Gbajabiamila, CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Nigeria           

                Charles Wambia, Director, Betting Control and Licensing Board, Kenya

                Martin Kollie, Director General, National Lottery Authority, Liberia


11:40       Coffee break


12:00       How do operators regard regulators – What works & what could be improved?
                Lanre Gbajabiamila, CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Nigeria


12:30       Panel Discussion – Operators’ View
                The future landscape of Sports Betting in Africa

                Moderator
                Yahaya Maikori, Managing Partner, Law Allianz, Nigeria
                Panelists
                Tony Hill, CEO, Premier Betting Ghana  
                Kwaku Ohemeng Adjei,
CEO, MyBet Ghana
                Akin Alabi,
CEO, NairaBet 

                Sheriff Olaniyan, Founder, Surebet          

                Sudeep Ramnani, CEO, SportyBet
                
 

13:30       Lunch 


14:30       Gambling revenue tax and the emerging tax issues within the region
                Edward Gyamerah, Deputy Commissioner - Policy and Programmes,
                Ghana Revenue Authority 


15:00       Panel Discussion
                The responsibility of bookmakers and responsible gambling
               
Moderator
                Peter Murray, 
Head of Gaming, GB Group
               
Panelists
                George Addo-Yobo,
Senior Counsel and Director - Special Assignment,

                National Lottery Authority, Ghana
                Hande Dinckal,
CEO, Safaribet

                Martin Wachter, CEO, Golden Race

                Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming Ltd., UK

                                

16:00       Closing remarks from the chair


16:30       Networking drinks reception

                Sponsored by: